Tagged: cinema

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Filmmaker battles to save historic Ghana cinema

The Rex, a single-storey, slope-roofed movie house was once the hotspot for film fans in Ghana, but, like many of the country’s cinemas, it hardly shows movies anymore. The building is now abandoned, except...

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African film enjoys rare Cannes outing

African film is enjoying a rare invitation to cinema’s top table with a film by French-Chadian director Mahamat-Saleh Haroun competing for the coveted Palme d’Or, as the continent strives to satisfy an appetite for...

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Hollywood still struggling with 3D

Two years after breakthrough 3D megahit “Avatar,” Hollywood is still struggling to decide how best to use the new technology, as filmgoers tire of the novelty and say no to annoying glasses. While 2011...

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‘Twilight’ vanquishes box office, again

The latest “Twilight” teen vampire film held its top spot at the North American box office over the long holiday weekend, besting a new “Muppets” movie, industry figures showed on Sunday. “The Twilight Saga:...