After 12 @readytv Thursdays

Wednesday, May, 31 2017    

After a successful road tour party at Mojito Mondays on May 22, the readytv team staged their official launch at Palms Plaza, Portmore, on Thursday, May 25, branding the event '@readytv Thursdays', and treating the crowd to memorable performances from Bounty Killer and Agent Sasco. Read More

High excitement for Tendulkar movie despite mixed reviews

Saturday, May, 27 2017    

NEW DELHI, India (AFP) — Critics called the new Sachin Tendulkar biopic “hagiographic”, but fans of the Indian cricket legend loved the work that hit screens amid nationwide fanfare yesterday.Sachin: A Billion Dreams,... Read More

Bond star Roger Moore dead at 89

Wednesday, May, 24 2017    

LONDON, England — Roger Moore, the suavely insouciant star of seven James Bond films, has died in Switzerland. He was 89.The British actor died Tuesday after a short battle with cancer, according to a family statement posted on Moore's... Read More

Five in Propella film finals

Tuesday, May, 23 2017    

The Jamaica Film and Television Association (JAFTA) in partnership with Jamaica Promotions Corporation (JAMPRO) and the CHASE Fund are pleased to announce the selected finalists for the 2017 JAFTA Propella film initiative. The five selected finalists are: Kyle... Read More

Elba scouts 'Yardie' talent

BY HOWARD CAMPBELL Observer senior writer | Wednesday, May, 3 2017    

British actor Idris Elba was in Kingston recently scouting actors for Yardie, which marks his debut as a film director.Elba visited the Harry J and Dynamic Sounds recording studios in Kingston, earmarking them as potential filming sites. Read More

Beenie Man’s Romie sampled in Fast 8

BY KEVIN JACKSON Observer writer | Friday, April, 28 2017    

BEENIE Man's song Romie is making waves 20 years after it was first released.It is sampled in the hit song, Good Life by American rapper G Eazy and singer Kehlani.Good Life is from the soundtrack to Fate of The Furious,... Read More

Jesus Film goes patois

Sunday, April, 16 2017    

A patois version of Jesus Film was aired on local television on Good Friday. Read More

Sequel of a bad man

BY SIMONE MORGAN-LINDO Observer reporter | Tuesday, April, 11 2017    

Production on the sequel to Diary of A Badman is scheduled to start this summer, according to movie director Diemiruaya Deniran.He told the Jamaica Observer that his team is currently seeking local actors. Read More

French film festival begins March 20

Saturday, March, 18 2017    

March 18 to 26 is being celebrated internationally as French language and Francophonie week, and here in Jamaica one of the highlights is the staging of the Francophone Film Festival from March 20 to April 3. Read More

Frass Hill upbeat about Florida gig

Saturday, March, 11 2017    

Deejay Frass Hill is looking forward to his first major performance overseas at the Tampa Festival on April 5 in Florida. Read More

Carib acts for US TV series

BY HOWARD CAMPBELL Observer senior writer | Saturday, March, 4 2017    

Caribbean artistes will be part of Before The Fame, a new celebrity show set to air on American television this summer. Read More




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