Mumuni’s 4Play goes two rounds and quits

Do you know Sanga Entertainment’s telephone number? You will! Tactlessly displayed and advertised throughout Act I of Mumuni’s latest descent from Venus, it attacks! Acts II & III use the subtler, bizarre method of placing a tiny screen on the upper-left corner (view) of the screen, which constantly flashes the Sanga logo. Audio plays deaf, … Continue reading

“Get outta my way Johnny, I’m gonna spit!”

Paul Muni, a Polish Jewish actor from Austria-Hungary, starred as Antonio “Tony” Camonte in Howard Hughes’ 1932 American gangster classic Scarface (directed by Howard Hawks & Richard Rosson). Muni’s performance (loosely based on Al Capone) is the groundwork and blueprint for the gangster archetype, which not only permeates every mob and crime film to date, … Continue reading

Death of a Dynasty

All good things come to an end, but the question is, was it ever good to begin with? I didn’t watch this movie, and I didn’t need to. The tiny bits I absorbed from a streaming site told the tale. I don’t condone streaming unless it supports filmmakers somehow, but due to Venus Films’ deceptive … Continue reading

Ghana turns West and why Venus Films has become a Madhouse

Chelsea is the worst movie Venus Films has ever produced. The plot is vapid, colorless, half-hearted and lacks no real inspiration. The actors recycled, dull, expressionless (recycled expressions), no progression in talent or each performance; it is as if the screen is dead. In hope of its resurrection, the film’s score diminishes this ambition with … Continue reading

Brief Review: Mumuni & Rajah pair Nelson and Dumelo in Material Girl

“She’s a lady..a classy bitchy baby…a soulless bitch!” – She’s A Lady Abdul Salam Mumuni can say “…to hell with Van Vicker” and with good reason. John Dumelo ain’t a slouch and can hold his own among the best of them in all of Ghana, as well as in Nigeria. In a cinematic climate fascinated … Continue reading

Heart of Men: Ghana exudes passion on screen

Director Frank Rajah Arase and producer Alhaji Abdul Salam Mumuni really step up their game in this film from Heroes Productions titled The Heart of Men. Despite not being a Venus Productions project and displaying the distinct A Venus Film Production symbol before opening credits,  the movie boasts many actors representing the ‘VFP’ house and … Continue reading