Cinema eyes fierce sales for Black Panther

BY RICHARD JOHNSON Observer senior reporter | Sunday, February, 11 2018    

Come Friday, February 16, Jamaicans will join the rest of the world in a simultaneous cinematic release of the much-anticipated American superhero film Black Panther. The film is based on the Marvel Comics character of the same name. Read More

Actress Rosie Murray seeks funds for surgery

BY RICHARD JOHNSON Observer senior reporter | Thursday, February, 8 2018    

THE family of actress and broadcaster Rosie Murray has launched a crowdfunding initiative to raise money to offset the cost of heart surgery for the 58-year-old. Read More

Parisa's role of a Lifetime

Thursday, February, 8 2018    

Jamaican actress Parisa Fitz-Henley will play Meghan Markle in Harry & Meghan: A Royal Romance , a movie based on the relationship between Britain's Prince Harry and the American starlet who are due to marry in... Read More

Principal pans Cool Runnings

Wednesday, February, 7 2018    

The principal at a Massachusetts high school cancelled a screening of the 1993 movie Cool Runnings , saying it contains “racially insensitive” depictions. Read More

Casting call

Sunday, February, 4 2018    

Plans are moving along in earnest to commence production on the biopic of Jamaican-born, Canada-raised supermodel Stacey McKenzie. Read More

A lifetime of Grace

BY RICHARD JOHNSON Observer senior reporter | Tuesday, January, 23 2018    

Jamaica-born model, singer, actress Grace Jones will add another accolade to her collection when she receives the Lifetime Achievement Award during this weekend's Voice of A Woman Festival. Read More

Ugly - Stacey McKenzie’s story for the big screen

BY RICHARD JOHNSON Observer senior reporter | Sunday, January, 21 2018    

The story of Kingston-born, Toronto-based supermodel Stacey McKenzie is to make it to the big screen. Read More

Photo: UGLY

Sunday, January, 21 2018    

Stacey McKenzie (Photo: Alex Evans) Read More


By Howard Campbell Observer senior writer | Thursday, December, 28 2017    

The Jamaica Observer's Entertainment Desk continues its daily year in review of people who made an impact during 2017.   Read More


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