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Ray Donovan is back!

12 July 2015

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Ray Donovan is back!

Caribbean fans of the acclaimed series Ray Donovan will have their television sets glued to HBO tomorrow night (Monday, July 13) for the regional premiere of Season 3 of the hit drama. Multiple award-winning actor Liev Schreiber plays Donovan – a professional fixer to Los Angeles’ affluent class. The new 12-episode season promises more of […]

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HBO premieres ballers, The Brink and True Detective: S2

21 June 2015

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HBO premieres ballers, The Brink and True Detective: S2

Tonight HBO introduces two new 10-episode half-hour series, ballers and The Brink, to their roster. Additionally the premiere of the cult favourite True Detective will kick off with an eight-episode second season. ballers Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson stars in the half-hour comedy ballers. The series explores the lifestyles of a group of past and present […]

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Shameik Moore: Dope Jamaican

21 June 2015

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Shameik Moore: Dope Jamaican

According to Vanity Fair’s July 2015 issue, 20-year-old singer, dancer and actor Shameik Moore’s breakout performance in the Sundance hit Dope is “reminiscent of Tom Cruise’s in Risky Business”. The buzz surrounding the film has also landed Moore a spot on Indiewire’s list of “The 12 Major Breakouts of the 2015 Sundance Film Festival”. Dope, […]

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MoBay-born actress to appear on Criminal Minds

4 February 2015

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MoBay-born actress to appear on Criminal Minds

Jamaican actress, writer and film director Shauna Chin is schedule to make an appearance, tonight at 9 pm, in the widely popular CBS police drama Criminal Minds – season 10, episode 14: Hero Worship. She will, for a brief time, play a doctor in the series which boasts fan-favourite Shemar Moore on their roster. Below […]

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Jamaican-born actor Lyriq Bent enjoys 1.7 million for ‘Negroes’

10 January 2015

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Jamaican-born actor Lyriq Bent enjoys 1.7 million for ‘Negroes’

Jamaican-born, Canadian actor Lyriq Bent stars in the television adaptation of Lawrence Hill’s award-winning work of fiction – The Book of Negroes. The novel, which only uses this thought-provoking title in Canada, is published as Someone Knows My Name in Australia, New Zealand and the US. The book was adapted for a mini-series which premiered […]

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‘Home Again’ explores harsh reality of deportees

22 September 2013

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‘Home Again’ explores harsh reality of deportees

Emotions run high in “Home Again”, a film that follows the return of three deportees to their “home” in Jamaica – a place that has become a far cry from the idyllic memories of their childhood. They struggle to adjust to the unfamiliar and harsh realities that make their attempts at reintegration fraught with strife […]

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Kingstoon sparks local animation industry

24 July 2013

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Kingstoon sparks local animation industry

The successful staging and positive outcomes of the inaugural Kingstoon Animation Festival and Conference clearly illustrate that Jamaica has the creative talent to frame a bright future for the country in the multi-billion dollar global animation industry. The two-day event, which took place on June 20 & 21 at the UWI Mona Visitor’s Lodge, attracted […]

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Jambiz presents ‘Ladies of the Night’

19 July 2013

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Jambiz presents ‘Ladies of the Night’

The Centre Stage Theatre in New Kingston will be all abuzz with action again (from Friday July 5) as another Patrick Brown, Jambiz-produced theatrical offering takes to the stage. “Ladies of the Night” features Keisha Patterson (Sugar), Sakina Deer (Honey), Sharee McDonald-Russell (Cherry) and Camille Davis (Juicy). On the surface they all look like the […]

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Cathi Levy’s ‘IMAGINE’ set to amaze audiences

29 April 2013

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Cathi Levy’s ‘IMAGINE’ set to amaze audiences

A fusion of unique and fascinating art forms, Cathi Levy’s “IMAGINE” promises to deliver a kaleidoscopic theatrical experience of light, colour and movement that has never before been witnessed in Jamaica. Scheduled for May 10 – 12 and 17 – 19 at the National Indoor Sports Centre, the show will feature amazing “theatre-in-black” with black […]

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‘Better Mus’ Come’ hits US cinemas on March 15

10 March 2013

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‘Better Mus’ Come’ hits US cinemas on March 15

Storm Saulter’s acclaimed Jamaican film “Better Mus’ Come” is set to take a bite out of the Big Apple and light up Tinseltown on March 15 as it rolls into cinemas in New York and Los Angeles on the vehicle of the African-American Film Festival Releasing Movement’s new multi-platform label Array. Imagenation and Urbanworld Film […]

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NDTC, UWI singers celebrate Rex Nettleford

9 February 2013

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NDTC, UWI singers celebrate Rex Nettleford

Sweet and sonorous sounds from the University Singers and graceful, evocative movements from the National Dance Theatre Company (NDTC) provided abundant delight for the audience at the Little Theatre on Tom Redcam Drive in Kingston on February 6, and proved to be tribute of the highest order, worthy of the man in whose honour the […]

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‘Better Mus’ Come’ seals distribution deal

17 January 2013

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‘Better Mus’ Come’ seals distribution deal

Following two successful years on the international film festival circuit, Storm Saulter’s critically acclaimed, multiple award-winning Jamaican feature film “Better Mus’ Come” continues to maintain its impressive momentum into 2013 with the inking of a multi-platform distribution deal in the United States with the African-American Film Festival Releasing Movement (AFFRM), under its newly formed label […]

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