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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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    2014 Round-Up – NR’s Best and Worst of 2014

    s with the end of every year, we tend to have a run down of our Top (!) movies of the year. But this year, the truth is that we didn’t see many of the greats like “October 1″ and some of the movies we finally ...
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    NR’s Top 5 Movies for Christmas

    or many of us, Christmas movies means The Hallmark Channel. Every Christmas season, the hallmark channel has a line-up of original ‘christmas movies’ which end up mostly being romantic movies infused with a lot of s...
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    #2014InRetrospect – Top 5 TV Shows of 2014

    The year 2014 is quickly coming to an end, who would have thunk it? (I sabi speak English, free me). So we are starting our countdown with our top five TV shows of 2014. One of the biggest things this past year has been televis...
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    Our VOTE for AMVCA 2015

    So as most people know, this past week the Africa Magic Viewers Choice awards nominations for 2015 were announced. And like last year, we on NR are going to announce who has our votes and who we hope wins. Before we move forwa...
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burning bridges

Burning Bridges

Burning Bridges is the story of a modern couple getting ready to get married when the husband-to-be, Louis' best friend comes into the picture. The best friend, Terry, turns out to be a female and at this point every female vie...
misplaced desires
breaking ranks
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Birthday Bash

Birthday Bash is surprisingly a very funny movie, that will get you cracking really hard, due to the performances of a few outstanding actors, howbeit, it’s that sort of movie you are watching with your friends and while laug...
Don't play that game
a few good men
devil in a dress
 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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