Movies

Hendriks tackles child abuse

ACTOR/comedian Tony “Paleface” Hendriks believes one sure way of tackling the issue of child abuse is to “talk”. Read More

Heat on Spacey
LONDON (AP) — London police are investigating an alleged 2008 sexual assault reportedly linked to Kevin Spacey in the latest setback for the House of Cards star.... Read More

Bond girl who said 'No'
THE name Marguerite Gordon (nee LeWars) may not immediately resonate with fans of James Bond movies. However, her beauty and charm helped lay the groundwork for others to follow.... Read More

Don't take yes for an answer
BORN in South Florida to Haitian parents, Edson Jean and Joshua Jean-Baptiste are film-makers determined to produce projects that reflect their Caribbean heritage as well as their hometown Miami.... Read More

'Benson' is dead

Thursday, October, 26 2017    

NEW YORK (AP) — Robert Guillaume, who played the sharp-tongued butler in the TV sitcoms Soap and Benson , has died at age 89. Read More

Grace Jones' mother passes

Sunday, October, 8 2017    

The mother of Jamaican-born entertainer and model Grace Jones has died.The New York Daily News reports that Marjorie Jones, mother of the former Bond Girl, died on Monday, October 2 at the Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center in the United States. Read More

Photos: Bond's first Jamaica visit

Sunday, October, 8 2017    

Sean Connery and Ursula Andress in scenes from the first James Bond film, Dr No, in Ocho Rios, Jamaica. Read More

First James Bond film celebrates milestone

By Howard Campbell Observer senior writer | Sunday, October, 8 2017    

Last Thursday was the 55th anniversary of the release of Dr No.The first of the James Bond movies, it was largely filmed in Jamaica in 1961 and released just two months after the country gained Independence from Great Britain. Read More

Pistorius family vows legal action over movie

Wednesday, October, 4 2017    

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa (AFP) — The family of jailed Paralympic athlete Oscar Pistorius said yesterday that it would pursue legal action over a coming US film about his murder of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. Read More

Hollywood courts Marlon James

By Howard Campbell Observer senior writer | Tuesday, October, 3 2017    

Leading American film company Amazon Studios will produce a television show based on Jamaican author Marlon James' award-winning book, A Brief History of Seven Killings. Read More

Traffick Blocking aims to enlighten

Monday, September, 25 2017    

Traffick Blocking, a 30-minute docu-film creating awareness around human trafficking, premiered at the Palace Cineplex in Sovereign Centre, Liguanea, St Andrew, on Saturday night. Read More

Another round of Rockers

BY HOWARD CAMPBELL Observer senior writer | Tuesday, September, 19 2017    

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

BY SIMONE MORGAN-LINDO Observer writer morgans@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, September, 17 2017    

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

Role Call

BY SIMONE MORGAN Observer reporter | Monday, August, 14 2017    

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

BY HOWARD CAMPBELL Observer senior writer | Sunday, August, 13 2017    

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



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