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    Complete list of all the Nollywood movies on Netflix!

    As most of us now know, Kunle Afolayan’s October 1 is now available on Netflix. However, this is not the first or only Nollywood movie on the international platform. The following is a complete list of the Nollywood movie...
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    In The Spotlight: Tunde Babalola

    What goes on in a screenwriter’s mind? It must be a truly fascinating place, always entertaining, never a dull moment, ever intriguing. And if that’s true for all screenwriters then Tunde Babalola’s mind must ...
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    Top 3 Women-Centric Movies Nollywood Has Ever Made

    Tomorrow, March 8th 2015 is International Women’s Day and is honestly our favorite not-a-real-holiday holiday. And in the spirit of celebrating women, we are looking inwards to Nollywood. We recently published a post here...
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    #ThrowbackThursday Watch Clips from the 2014 AMAA Awards

    Did you miss the AMAA Awards 2014 ceremony? GoldMyne entertainment has put together some clips from the ceremony here. Enjoy!
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    Be Inspired! Watch as Shirley Frimpong tells her story!

    Shirley Frimpong Manso is the Ghanaian director and producer behind movies like “A Sting in a tale” and “Checkmate” as well as series like “The Adams Apples” and “V Republic”. In ...
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    In The Spotlight: Mary Lazarus

    Mary Lazarus is a nollywood actress that hails from Abia State. She began her career in modeling however she started acting in 2009 when she was cast alongside Yemi Blaq and she has now been acting for about six years. She has ...

    The Different Types of Nollywood Movies EXPLAINED

    How can the same industry that gives us “The Meeting” churn out something like “Blackberry Babes”? So what is this whole made-in-America movie thing about? Is that still nollywood? And why do we call her...
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    Who runs the world Nollywood?

    Before you start reading this article, I'd like for you to think of five top nollywood actors (male or female) right off the top of your head and post it as a comment, GO! 1, 2, 3 … Action! Pan to the female actress tied...
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    Gone too far
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    october 1
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    a place called happy
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    The antique

a place called happy

A Place Called Happy

A place called happy is definitely not a weist! The movie gets right into the storyline from the get go and with only 60 minutes of screen time it packs so much more emotion and content in than many movies have been able to in ...
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Gone too far

Gone Too Far

I went into this without any sort of expectation of excellence. I wasn’t even expecting it to be good but I was so pleasantly surprised. The story, the acting, the directing and the production values came together to create a...
october 1
The antique
30 days in atlanta
 Nolly USA
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Black Roses

It is not a secret that I'm not the biggest advocate of Nollywood in USA movies. In my opinion, the entire genre (if you can call it that) should be flushed because I'm yet to see a single one done well.
Exposure full story


It is always nice to hear a different language in a Nollywood film from the usual Igbo or Yoruba. However this film bills itself as an English language film, it isn't about 70% of the film is in Ibibio. It is subtitled perfectl...
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