Kareem Burrell honours Fatis with another album

By Kimberley Small/ Gleaner Writer "Mr Burrell", "Fatis" and "Fatis Burrell" are primarily how Kareem Burrell refers to his late father, who died in 2011. Considered one of the most successful producers of Jamaica's digital musical age, Phillip 'Fatis' Burrell left behind an... ...read more

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Familiarity the downside of 'The Upside'

By Damian Levy/Gleaner Writer One of my favourite films of all time, is Scent of a Woman, about retired Lieutenant Colonel Frank Slade, whose blindness leaves him dissatisfied with his life. With the help of a young aide, he embarks on a tour of life's pleasures before deciding... ...read more

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Double standards? – Women criticised for clashing

Professor Donna Hope has again highlighted the gender-bias in the entertainment industry even as she contends that the negative attitudes towards female artistes engaging in lyrical battles are of their own making. “There are different rules... ...read more

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No need for dancehall catfight – Female artistes call for sisterhood in 2019

By Stephanie Lyew/Gleaner Writer If there was ever a theme to dominate the stage over the past year, it is female dancehall and reggae entertainers preaching the importance of banding together - whether by sharing the spotlight on stage or a public show of support for each other.... ...read more

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Local animator recruited for Dutty Rock's Gang Gang Riddim

By Kimberley Small/Gleaner Writer Animated videos are the new trend in music, and Sean Paul is on it. Relishing in sustained popularity from a string of successful international collaborations, the dancehall star is doing his best to pull-up young creatives in the entertainment game... ...read more

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The Upside | We all need somebody to lean on

Inspired by a true story, The Upside is a heartfelt comedy about a recently paroled ex-convict (Kevin Hart) who strikes up an unusual and unlikely friendship with a paralysed billionaire (Academy Award) nominee Bryan Cranston).Phillip is a wealthy... ...read more

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The Bolshoi Ballet presents 'La Sylphide' at Palace Cineplex

This Sunday, January 13, at 11:30 a.m. at Palace Cineplex, witness the work that marks a turning point in the genre and is the oldest and longest-surviving of the classical ballets known today.On the day of his wedding, the young Scotsman James is... ...read more

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Marcus Garvey inspires new talent – Reggae/Afrobeat singer, Gawvy idolises National Hero

By Stephanie Lyew/Gleaner Writer He introduces himself as Desmond Williams first instead of sharing the fact that he is the recording artiste Gawvy.Though he does not consider himself a hero of any kind, Williams celebrates the work of national heroes, like Marcus Garvey (from whom... ...read more

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A Dog’s Way Home | A lot can happen between lost and found

The remarkable story of one endearing dog's journey home after she is separated from her beloved human hits the big screen.When Lucas Ray rescued his puppy Bella, he knew his life would change forever. Smuggling her into his building isn't easy,... ...read more

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'Hunt Them Down': Intelligent and thoughtful thriller

In Hunt Them Down, Simon Gervais has crafted an intelligent and thoughtful thriller that mixes family dynamics with explosive action. Heroes who fight impossible odds, while being likeable characters, are always welcome in the world of genre fiction... ...read more

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