Movies

Another round of Rockers

Rockers, the star-studded reggae movie, celebrates its 40th anniversary in 2018. To honour that milestone, an American independent company will release a special multi-package that includes the film on DVD. Read More

Enticing Call
COME December, there will be a casting call for local talent for an upcoming production entitled So Enticing.... Read More

Role Call
ALTHOUGH he is yet to be officially notified, actor Carl Bradshaw said he is extremely grateful to be selected for a national honour at King's House in St Andrew come Heroes Day, October 16.... Read More

Spotlight on Sporty
A documentary on the life of singer/producer Noel “King Sporty” Williams is in the works. Its title is Irie The Film: Journey Of A King.... Read More

Grace Jones to unmask

Wednesday, August, 9 2017    

GRACE Jones: Bloodlight and Bami — a biopic looking at the Jamaican-born singer, actress, and model — is scheduled for the Toronto International Film Festival in Canada next month.The festival is expected to run from September 7 to 17. Read More

Perry Henzell: Father of Jamaican film

BY HOWARD CAMPBELL Observer senior writer | Thursday, July, 13 2017    

This is the 31st in our daily entertainment series highlighting 55 Jamaicans who broke down barriers and helped put the country on the world stage. Each day one personality will be featured, culminating Independence Day, August 6.  Read More

Grace Jones: The standout

BY RICHARD JOHNSON Observer senior reporter | Wednesday, July, 5 2017    

This is the 23rd in our daily series highlighting 55 Jamaicans who broke down barriers and helped put the country on the world stage. Each day, one personality will be featured, culminating Independence Day, August 6.   Read More

Original Batman dead at 88

Wednesday, June, 14 2017    

Television's original Batman, Adam West, died on Friday night aged 88, and many have shared their memories of the actor online. Read More

Wonder Woman buries The Mummy

Monday, June, 12 2017    

NEW YORK (AP) — Tom Cruise was no match for Wonder Woman . Read More

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



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