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Published:Wednesday | March 20, 2019 | 12:08 AM

Academy Award nominee Ethan Hawke stars as the infamous outlaw Billy the Kid in this Lionsgate Films’ release directed by Vincent D’Onofrio.

Published:Wednesday | March 20, 2019 | 12:07 AM

The multi-award-winning drama, The Madness of George III, is written by one of Britain’s best-loved playwrights, Alan Bennett (The History Boys, The Lady in the Van). Thisan epic play was also adapted...

Published:Wednesday | March 20, 2019 | 12:07 AM

Set in a Chicago neighbourhood nearly a decade after hostile occupation of Earth by an extraterrestrial force and the enforcement of strict martial law on all humans, Captive State explores the worlds on both sides of the conflict through the life...

Published:Wednesday | March 20, 2019 | 12:05 AMStephanie Lyew /Gleaner Writer

The sounds of a steel band playing Latin-pop fusions like Despacito, soca tracks such as I Dare You and dancehall songs including Bam Bam and Bruk Off Yuh Back, could be heard from a distance, as Caribbean Airlines hosted the Jamaica leg of its new...

Published:Tuesday | March 19, 2019 | 12:13 AM

The Wilsons are a family confronted by a group of doppelgängers. Accompanied by her husband, son and daughter, Adelaide Wilson returns to the beachfront home where she grew up as a child. Haunted by a traumatic experience from the past,...

Published:Tuesday | March 19, 2019 | 12:06 AMStephanie Lyew/Gleaner Writer

Celebrated as a golden affair, the third annual Sterling Gospel Music Awards (SGMA) promised to surpass its reputation by sweetening the deal for the gospel music industry through rewarding not only recording artistes of the genre, but individuals...

Published:Monday | March 18, 2019 | 12:15 AMKimberley Small/Gleaner Writer

Gargamel fans can rest assured that the reggae artiste is truly back and in full form. Like those who got to hear his vocals live for the first time in eight years on Saturday night, patrons of the remaining dates for the Long Walk To Freedom tour...

Published:Monday | March 18, 2019 | 12:14 AM

Lupita Nyong’o wants a “normal” job. While she loves being an actress, Lupita also wants a job where she feels she can “be of use to the world” too. She told The Sunday Times’ Culture magazine: “My parents instilled in me a sense of, ‘Be of use to...

Published:Monday | March 18, 2019 | 12:13 AMKimberley Small/Gleaner Writer

Reports of heavily booked hotels and a surge in motor vehicle rentals were on the tips of many Kingstonians’ tongues last weekend. More than the euphoric welcome back of Buju Banton to the performance arena, the excitement surrounding the historic...

Published:Monday | March 18, 2019 | 12:13 AM

Meek Mill has been honoured by his home town for his work on criminal justice reform. The 31-year-old rapper’s native Philadelphia declared March 15-17 ‘Meek Mill Weekend’ in recognition of his contributions to hip-hop and bringing national...

Published:Monday | March 18, 2019 | 12:12 AMDamian Levy/Gleaner Writer

For a moment, the wool was pulled over my eyes. The characters on screen reveal their connection to one another in subtle ways, and wonderfully sow the seeds for what will be future familial conflict. It seems Tyler Perry has rediscovered the...

Published:Monday | March 18, 2019 | 12:06 AMYasmine Peru/Gleaner Writer

A life-size statue of the Wailers – Bunny Wailer, Bob Marley and Peter Tosh – which was commissioned by the Bunny Wailer Foundation, as a way of honouring the legacy of the iconic reggae group, is coming to life with the help of Cuban sculptor...

Published:Sunday | March 17, 2019 | 2:24 AMKimberley Small - Staff Reporter

It was a prayerful Buju Banton who graced the stage at the National Stadium in Kingson on Saturday night asking, "have mercy on me". Dressed in all white, the 'Gargamel' hit the stage about 11:30 p.m., and it was pandemonium as he went on bended...

Published:Sunday | March 17, 2019 | 12:17 AMStephanie Lyew - Gleaner Writer

In her latest single, What You Gon’ Do?, Pam Hall says that she is tired of the same old story of being ignored by a man. The sparse rhythm puts all the focus on Hall’s vocals as it cascades over the tropical pop production by United States-based...

Published:Sunday | March 17, 2019 | 12:16 AMSade Gardner - Gleaner Writer

Today, we present the final of our seven-part series Chune Een, focusing on key aspects of the Jamaican sound system industry from its roots, dubplate and clash cultures, international spread, survival in an evolving digital era, and its role in...

Published:Sunday | March 17, 2019 | 12:14 AMStephanie Lyew - Gleaner Writer

Six years ago in Europe, during a conversation with Luise Fall (a German doctor married to Khalifa Fall, one of Senegal’s top Sabars, (traditional dance of Senegal), Dance Jamaica Academy founder Latonya Style expressed an interest in visiting...

Published:Sunday | March 17, 2019 | 12:11 AMRoy Black

He was Jamaica’s first child star and boy wonder in popular music, who started recording from as early as age 13, while still attending Boys’ Town Primary. And he was barely out of short pants when he came under the guidance of record producer and...

Published:Saturday | March 16, 2019 | 10:15 PM

Minister of Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, Olivia 'Babsy' Grange, says she is looking forward to what Buju Banton has to say when he graces the stage tonight- the first time in eight years. The man of the moment, is minutes...

Published:Saturday | March 16, 2019 | 9:08 PMKimberley Small

Veteran Reggae Artiste Cocoa Tea, postponed his tour to ensure he could perform at the first show of Buju Banton's Long Walk to Freedom Tour. "I was supposed to start touring from this week. I put it off and seh ...

Published:Saturday | March 16, 2019 | 7:28 PMShereita Grizzle

Keneisha 'Nancy' Williamson, says she is Buju Baton's biggest fan. Her love for the Gargamel runs so deep that she took a day off from work in January when tickets for the first show in Banton's Long Walk to Freedom tour went on sale. Knowing how...

Published:Saturday | March 16, 2019 | 6:00 PMKimberley Small

Thousands of Jamaicans from home and abroad flooded into the National Stadium in Kingston for Buju Banton's Long Walk to Freedom concert, some arriving as early as 2 p.m. Kevin McGregor and his wife, Curreina, from Tampa, booked...

Published:Saturday | March 16, 2019 | 12:16 AM

The disappointment in Michael Chambers’ voice was unmistakeable when he spoke to THE STAR on January 17. The 60-year-old resident of Connecticut in the United States had his sights set on attending the highly anticipated Buju Banton concert slated...

Published:Friday | March 15, 2019 | 12:35 AMStephanie Lyew/Gleaner Writer

Arguably, the biggest and most talked-about concert of the year is Buju Banton’s Long Walk to Freedom, which takes place tomorrow at the National Stadium. Music lovers are not the only ones anticipating the big concert; Airbnb operators, car-rental...

Published:Friday | March 15, 2019 | 12:24 AM

SEOUL, South Korea (AP): Police yesterday questioned two K-pop stars over interlocking sex scandals that have fascinated South Korea and prompted both men to announce that they are retiring from the entertainment industry. Seungri, a member of the...

Published:Friday | March 15, 2019 | 12:23 AM

LOS ANGELES (AP): The Hallmark Channel yesterday cut ties with favoured star Lori Loughlin, a day after her arrest in a college ­admissions scam put the family-friendly network and extended Hallmark brand in ­uncomfortable proximity to a headline-...

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