Movies

Grace Jones' mother passes

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
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
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
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

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



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