Movies

Louie Rankin dies in crash

BY AALIYAH CUNNINGHAM Observer writer aaliyahc@jamaicaobserver.com | Wednesday, October, 2 2019    

Deejay/actor Louie Rankin died after sustaining injuries in a motor vehicle accident on Highway 89 in Ontario, Canada, on Monday.His Jamaican manager, Lexxi, confirmed his death. Read More

Soaring to new heights

BY RICHARD JOHNSON Observer senior reporter johnsonr@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, September, 22 2019    

Things continue to happen for Flight, the Jamaican short film written by Kia Moses and co-directed by Moses and Adrian McDonald. Read More

Laurie's Kla$h with dancehall

By Howard Campbell Observer writer | Friday, September, 6 2019    

Lawrence “Laurie” Broderick, the former lawyer and Member of Parliament who died on September 4, also dabbled in entertainment. He was an executive producer of the 1995 movie, Kla$h, which starred Jasmine Guy and Giancarlo Esposito. Read More

Neymar fulfils Netflix 'dream' as Barca say transfer deal 'closer'

Wednesday, August, 28 2019    

Paris, France (AFP) — Neymar said he had “realised” his dream with a cameo appearance in his favourite Netflix show as late yesterday there was a fresh plot twist in his long-running Paris Saint-Germain transfer... Read More

Alison Hinds takes on film

BY RICHARD JOHNSON Observer senior reporter johnsonr@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, August, 25 2019    

She is known to the world as the queen of soca, but Barbadian artiste Alison Hinds is quick to make it clear that she is far from being one dimensional. Read More

Black Panther 2 coming

Sunday, August, 25 2019    

The sequel to Black Panther is coming to theatres on May 6, 2022, Marvel Studios announced on Saturday. Read More

Kia Moses takes off

BY AALIYAH CUNNINGHAM Observer writer aaliyahc@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, July, 5 2019    

As the Jamaican film industry continues to grow, upcoming director/producer Kia Moses is ready to make her contribution to its development.She is pleased with its current path. Read More

Flight takes off at Gatffest

BY AALIYAH CUNNINGHAM Observer writer aaliyahc@jamaicaobserver.com | Tuesday, July, 2 2019    

The short film, Flight , won five awards including the Archibald McDonald Award for Best of Gatffest 2019. The 10-day festival concluded Sunday with an awards ceremony at the Medical Sciences Building, University of the West Indies,... Read More

Mary Seacole goes to the movies

By Aaliyah Cunningham Observer writer aaliyahc@jamaicaobserver.com | Thursday, June, 27 2019    

A FILM based on the life of pioneer Jamaican nurse Mary Seacole is in the works, according to Variety Magazine. Read More

Mother Earth on show at show at Gatffest

By Aaliyah Cunningham Observer writer aaliyahc@jamaicaobserver.com | Wednesday, June, 26 2019    

MOTHER Earth's well-being was the focus of short films Beneath The Surface and Island Strong, which premiered at Gatffest Film Festival, now in its seventh year. Read More

Gatffest begins tonight

By Aaliyah Cunningham Observer writer | Friday, June, 21 2019    

The 2019 Gatffest Film Festival (formerly Greater August Town Film Festival) opens tonight at Visitors' Lodge, at the University of The West Indies Mona Campus. It ends June 30. Read More

From movies to music

By Kediesha Perry Observer writer | Friday, June, 14 2019    

Although his film ventures have been fairly successful, Jamaican actor/movie producer Orville Matherson has decided to segue into music because he believes the two industries complement each other. Read More



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