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

Kerry Washington to receive independence award

Sunday, June, 2 2019    

Emmy and Golden Globe nominated American/Jamaican actress Kerry Washington will this year be honoured with the Artistic Achievement Award at Jamaica's 57th Independence Black Tie Gala, slated for the Hilton Westchester hotel, Rye Brook, in New York on August... Read More

Palace to shine in Portmore

BY RICHARD JOHNSON Observer senior reporter | Sunday, May, 26 2019    

Special features are coming for Sunshine Palace, the new cinema to be opened in Portmore, St Catherine, next month. Read More

Man with a plan

By Kediesha Perry Observer writer | Wednesday, May, 22 2019    

Amidst heated abortion debates locally and internationally, American film producer Michael Manhardt believes Unplanned, his debut project, is timely. Read More

New features for GATFFEST

Sunday, May, 19 2019    

This year's staging of the Greater August Town Film Festival (GATTFEST), will have a number of new features. Read More

Daniel Craig hurt on Bond set in Ja

BY KEDIESHA PERRY Observer writer | Wednesday, May, 15 2019    

Daniel Craig, the English actor who plays James Bond, was injured on the set of Bond 25 while filming in Portland, Jamaica, recently.According to UK tabloid The Sun, the 51-year-old fell during a running scene. Read More

What's in a location?

BY RICHARD JOHNSON Observer senior reporter | Sunday, April, 28 2019    

The image of actress Ursula Andress emerging from the Caribbean Sea in the first James Bond film Dr No, has become a moment in film history. Not only was the Swiss actress stunning in her ivory bikini, but the spectacular setting of Laughing Waters, located just outside Ocho Rios on... Read More

Bond back in Ja

BY RICHARD JOHNSON Observer senior reporter | Friday, April, 26 2019    

AS many as 500 Jamaicans are expected to be employed during filming of the 25th James Bond movie for which production kicks off on Sunday in Portland. Read More


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