Movies

Pitbull bites into a dancehall classic

Pitbull

Cuban-American rapper Pitbull recently released a Spanish cover of the Chaka Demus & Pliers hit song Murder She Wrote. Titled El Taxi, it is from Dale, his ninth album. Dale is nominated for a Grammy Award in the Best Latin Rock, Urban or Alternative Album category. It was released in July last ... Read More

Kung Fu Panda rules
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kung Fu Panda 3 kicked its way to the top of the North American box office ... Read More

Jada Pinkett-Smith ‘Lilly white’ Oscars
BOB Marley has a song that says: “They got so much things to say right now, they got so much t ... Read More

Renee Robinson New film commish
CULTURAL industry strategist Renee Robinson is slated to be Jampro’s new film commissioner eff ... Read More

Destination V

Thursday, January 14, 2016    

V Bozeman

AMERICAN singer and cast member of the hit TV series Empire, V Bozeman is among the list of celebrities slated for Destination Experience series in Montego Bay, St James, on January 14-16. She is expected to deliver an unplugged performance for the intimate audience at the Tryall Club for the final send-off event. Read More

DC’s finest!

Sunday, January 10, 2016    

Jerome Hyde

Jerome Hyde, whose credits include the television series Making of The Wizard Girl and music videos for Wale, Johnny Gill and Bugle, has been named January 2016 Filmmaker of the Month by the District of Columbia’s Office of Cable Television, Film, Music and Entertainment. The Washington DC-born Hyde, whose parents are from Duhaney Park and Spanish Town, is a co-founder of Unplugged Multimedia. His impressive portfolio also includes television commercials for the Discovery and Travel chann ... Read More

Serious business for CAKLE

By Brian Bonitto Associate Editor — Auto and Entertainment bonittob@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, January 03, 2016    

A scene from the short film, <InfoItalics>CAKLE, The Movie</InfoItalics>.

CAKLE, The Movie, a short animated film by actor/producer Donovan Watkis, will be available on iTunes and other distribution channels this month. “Animation is big business globally and alive and well in Jamaica,” said Watkis, prinicipal of MJR Productions. “This is the first animated movie to be distributed from Jamaica, and this means we have access to markets which we wouldn’t normally.” The distribution will be done jointly by Tuff Gong and Universal Record ... Read More



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