Category Archives: Entertainment

Movie Review: ‘The Batman’ – a bold and brave adaptation | Entertainment

In 2008, the biggest movie of the year was unquestionably The Dark Knight. It was the second cinematic face-off of the icons of Batman and Joker, but the same year saw the emergence of a sparkling star. Robert Pattinson became an overnight sensation, yet, at the time, Batman was the furthest role from anyone’s mind […]

Book Review: ‘Seven Days in June’ by Tia Williams – entertaining, breathtaking and sexy | Entertainment

Disney films have, for many, shaped a definition and expectation of how life in love and romance should play out, and the thing is, for some people, it actually does. However, the funny thing about love is how complex and untailored it is. Indeed, in many cases it is a far cry from the Disney-themed […]

Queen Ifrica, Etana celebrate Nina Simone | Entertainment

Spanning a range of musical genres, including rhythm and blues, soul, classical and jazz, the late Nina Simone was renowned for using her musical platform to send culturally significant messages. Her words empowered women and men alike, as much of her recordings from the 1960s, which became protest songs, did – and still do – […]

Chaka Demus gearing up to release project for Int’l Women’s Day | Entertainment

Veteran performer Chaka Demus has something up his sleeve for International Women’s Day on Tuesday. “I have a surprise for the ladies this month; I’m going to put out a nice thing for the ladies,” the entertainer, who did not want to confirm the format of the project, told The Gleaner. Demus said he was […]

Kim Kardashian declared legally single, other issues remain | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES (AP): Kim Kardashian became a single woman on Wednesday, nearly eight years after her marriage to Ye. Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Steve Cochran granted Kardashian’s motion seeking the legal status. He smoothed over some procedural objections to the move from Ye, formerly known as Kanye West, and dismissed others. Kardashian, who appeared […]

5 Questions With Ras-I | Entertainment

Singer Ras-I describes his new album Kingman as a “lighter and more enjoyable mood” contrary to “a lot of darkness” he believes has been perpetuating music lately. “It’s like when Wizkid did drop Made in Lagos, and everybody was like, ‘Wow, mi never know mi did need this album. Mi never know mi did need […]

Gleaner Photographer Ashley Anguin debuts film in MoBay | Entertainment

WESTERN BUREAU: Gleaner photographer Ashley Anguin made her directorial debut on Sunday with the premiere of her first short film, Link Up, at The University of the West Indies’ Western Jamaica Campus. The film follows Alex, played by Brian Campbell, as he seeks to confess his romantic feelings to long-time best friend Tiffany, played by […]

One year after his death, Bunny Wailer’s estate faces challenges | Entertainment

As the first anniversary of the death of Bunny Wailer comes around, his estate is facing challenges as the executors head to court, even as Wailer’s partner of more than 50 years remains missing. Neville ‘Bunny Wailer’ Livingston, a founding member of the iconic Wailers, passed away on March 2, 2021, at the Medical Associates […]

JN to host Talking Reggae symposium | Entertainment

As Jamaica celebrates Reggae Month, JN Bank’s Gillian Hyde says greater collaboration within the ecosystem that powers the creative industry, including among financial institutions, is needed to support entrepreneurs and professionals in the cultural space. Speaking ahead of the JN Talking Reggae Symposium set for next Monday, February 28, she said persons operating in the […]

Jamaican acts shine on DJ Cassidy’s ‘Pass the Mic’ | Entertainment

Dancehall and reggae culture held the world captive on Saturday night as 21 of the genres’ finest stars shone brightly on DJ Cassidy’s Pass the Mic show. The episode marked BET’s afterparty for the 2022 staging of the NAACP (National Association for the Advancement of Coloured People) Image Awards and featured what DJ Cassidy described […]