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Full list of 2013 Ghana Movie Awards nominations out

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Ghollywood Production (GP) Limited, organizers of the Ghana Movie Awards on Tuesday, December 3, launched the fourth edition of the event at the Golden Tulip Hotel in Accra. The main event is scheduled for Monday, December 30th, 2013 at the Accra International Conference Centre.

Tributes paid to Lawrence of Arabia star Peter O'Toole

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Actors, politicians and commentators have paid tribute to the actor Peter O'Toole, who died on Saturday aged 81.

Oscar-winning actress Joan Fontaine dies aged 96

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Oscar-winning actress Joan Fontaine - the star of several psychological thrillers produced by Alfred Hitchcock - has died in California aged 96.

Sound of Music actress Eleanor Parker dies

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Actress Eleanor Parker, who was best-known for playing the baroness in The Sound of Music, has died aged 91 in California.

The Africa Movie Academy Awards makes final call for entries for 2014

The Africa Movie Academy Awards invites filmmakers to submit their feature, short and documentary works for consideration for the 10th edition of the prestigious 2014 AMAA Awards that honours and celebrate the best in the art of filmmaking and the professionals who make the industry the pride of Africa.

I believe in perseverance and making things happen - Joselyn Dumas

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Ghanaian actress/presenter Joselyn Canfor-Dumas’ career has been an inspiration to fans. Her many feats as both an actress and a presenter have made her a household name in West Africa and beyond.

Marvel's 'Thor' soars to top of U.S.-Canada movie charts

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Marvel superhero Thor pounded his box office competitors over the weekend, muscling movie sequel "Thor: The Dark World" to the top of U.S. and Canadian charts with a hefty $86.1 million in debut ticket sales.

Review: '12 Years A Slave' agonizingly magnificent

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Steve McQueen's 12 Years a Slave is an agonizingly magnificent movie: the first great big-screen dramatization of slavery. Based on actual events, it begins in 1841 and tells the story of a free black man from Saratoga Springs, N.Y., a musician named Solomon Northup (Chiwetel Ejiofor), who walks around in a natty gray suit, secure in the courtly modesty of his life as a husband and father of two. But then he accepts an offer to go to Washington, D.C., with a pair of traveling entertainers, and when they're out at a restaurant drinking wine, we get the queasy feeling this is too good to be true. It is. Solomon isn't being hired for his talents. He's being trafficked.

Emelia Brobbey rises again after shop-lifting scandal

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Actress, Emelia BrobbeyActress, Emelia BrobbeyContrary to the perception by many that her alleged shop-lifting scandal in the United Kingdom (UK) about three months ago would end her career, actress Emelia Brobbey has rather been busy shooting several movies.

Hollywood must think bigger about China, says producer Janet Yang

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With a few exceptions, Hollywood studios are moving far more slowly than Chinese companies in the world's second-largest movie market, said U.S. producer Janet Yang, whose works include "The Joy Luck Club" and "Shanghai Calling".

Yvonne Nelson, I had breast implants due to lumps found in my breasts – Karen Igho

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Stunning revelations have been made today that ex-BBA contestant, Karen Igho, carried out a breast implant procedure due to lumps found in her breasts. This came from Igho’s PR team, and it is in response to derogatory remarks made by Ghanaian actress, Yvonne Nelson, on Twitter.

Nollywood actor Jim Iyke “receives deliverance” at TB Joshua’s church

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Renowned Nollywood actor Jim Iyke has been ‘delivered’ from demonic attacks during the live deliverance service at the Synagogue Church of All Nations (SCOAN) in Nigeria headed by Prophet T.B. Joshua Sunday.

Together again: Agya Koo, Kwaku Manu reconcile

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Though the rift between comedian and actor Agya Koo and his protegee, Kwaku Manu became public knowledge when some Kumasi-based film producers poured out their frustrations over the unwillingness of the two to play alongside each other in films some time ago, the two men vehemently denied the existence of any such feud.

Nana Ama Macbrown "disappointed" in Ekow Smith-Asante

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Nana Ama Mcbrown says she is disappinted in fellow actor, Ekow Smith-Asante, for condemning movies produced in Kumasi. Ekow Smith-Asante said 90% of the ‘Kumawood’ movies are destroying the Ghanaian movie industry.

I'm happy my son does not look like me - Lil Win

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While most parents, especially men, pray and wish that their first children would be spitting images of them, popular actor and comedian, Lil Win did not have such a wish.

Find a name for the movie industry, Ghallywood is not its name - Ekow Smith Asante

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Ghanaian actor Ekow Smith Asante has called on professionals in the Ghanaian movie industry to help give a name to the industry because Ghallywood, as it has been known over the years, is not its name.

No one can overtake me — Agya Koo

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Celebratded Ghanaian actor, Kofi Adu aka Agya Koo has stated he does not want to enter into a popularity clash with young actor, Kwadwo Nkansah, known in movie circles as Lil Win.

Riddick blasts into US box office

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Actor Vin Diesel has shot to the top of the US box office with Riddick, his third outing as the titular convict turned anti-hero.

'Arrested Development' Movie Is Moving Forward

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Mitch Hurwitz has good news for Arrested Development fans. "I'm working on the movie right now," the show's creator tells Rolling Stone. "I can't get into much more detail because I don't want to scare anybody off. I don't want to be presumptuous about it. I don't own the property outright – it's a 20th Century Fox property. But everybody seems really into it and really eager to make a movie."

Free Willy actor August Schellenberg dies

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Canadian-born actor August Schellenberg, who was best known for starring in all three Free Willy films, has died aged 77.

'That '70s Show' Star Lisa Robin Kelly Dead at 43

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Troubled actress Lisa Robin Kelly, best known for playing Laurie Forman on "That '70s Show," died last night at the age of 43.