Movies

Furious 7 races ahead

Furious 7 star Vin Diesel

LOS ANGELES, USA (AP) -- Even in its debut weekend, Kevin James's Paul Blart sequel couldn't outpace Furious 7. The reigning box office champion might have slowed from its blockbuster debut, but Furious 7 maintained first place for the third weekend in a row with an estimated US$29.1 million, accor ... Read More

Flow is dominant in cable TV FLOW hosts Westeros-themed premier of HBO hit, Game of Thrones
Season 5 Premiers with fanfare and excitement for scores of loyal fans in Kingston Kingston Jamaica ... Read More

Michelle Rodriguez as Letty,
and Paul Walker as Brian,
in a scene from Furious 7 Furious 7 leads pack
NEW YORK, USA (AP) -- The high-octane thriller Furious 7 maintained speed in its second week, racing ... Read More

Destiny cast members Karian Sang (left), Sabrina Colie (second right) and
Lyndon Forte (right) pose with French reggae singer Bazil, who is featured on
the movie’s soundtrack. Full house for Destiny premiere
DESTINY continued its historical run at the Miramar Cultural Center in Miramar, Florida, on Monday. ... Read More

NADINE FOR SILVER SCREEN?

BY RICHARD JOHNSON Observer senior reporter johnsonr@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, March 15, 2015    

Nadine Willis in
a Gucci advert.

IN 2003, her story sent the modelling world on both sides of the Atlantic in a tailspin. Fast forward a dozen years later and the story of Nadine Willis, the Jamaican supermodel, who was an exotic dancer who made it from the ghetto to Gucci model, is set to make it to the big screen. According to a highly placed source, negotiations are currently underway to bring the modern-day Cinderella, rags-to-riches story to life. The Sunday Observer could not ascertain whether or not the interest in ma ... Read More

Chappie tops slow weekend

Monday, March 09, 2015    

Chappie

LOS ANGELES, USA (AP) — Neither a hyper-intelligent robot nor Vince Vaughn could save the box office this weekend, which is down 38.5 per cent from the same weekend last year, according to yesterday's estimates from box office firm Rentrak. While Neill Blomkamp's R-rated Chappie might have taken the No 1 spot in its 3,201 theatre debut, its modest US$13.3 million gross is hardly anything to celebrate. It's a career low for Blomkamp, whose previous films Elysium and District 9 debuted at U ... Read More

Hosanna for Leon

Sunday, March 08, 2015    

Leon Robinson

LEON Robinson, star of the Jamaican-inspired film Cool Runnings, has his sights set on a new movie. The flick, Hosanna, will see Robinson as producer and star. He has since taken to Indiegogo.com to seek the public's assistance in funding the project. Shooting is slated to begin in June 2015. Written by Ghanaian filmmaker Leila Djansi, Hosanna is about William, an average educated man, who wants a better life for himself and believes that America is the place to accomplish his dreams. William ... Read More



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