Movies

Jay Will 'Bruk Out!'

Bruk Out! A Dancehall Queen Documentary, directed by Cori Wapnowski and co-produced by Jay Will, Janet Ginsburg and Stacy Frankel, has been making the rounds at festivals around the world. Read More

Amazing Grace
Jamaican actress, singer, songwriter and supermodel Grace Jones will be honoured with the Career Achievement Award at the Bahamas International Film Festival (BIFF), currently underway until December 17.... Read More

MILESTONE -The Harder They Come
The Jamaica Observer's Entertainment Desk continues its daily year in review of people who made an impact during the year.  ... Read More

J'cans power VH1's Love & Hip Hop
SEASON 8 premiere of VH1's Love & Hip Hop: New York (LHH New York ) landed the second-highest spot in the Monday cable ratings published recently.... Read More

Hendriks tackles child abuse

Monday, November, 20 2017    

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

Heat on Spacey

Saturday, November, 4 2017    

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'

BY BRIAN BONITTO Associate Editor — Auto & Entertainment bonittob@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, October, 30 2017    

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

BY HOWARD CAMPBELL Observer senior writer | Thursday, October, 26 2017    

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



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