Grammy award winning Lady Saw to release Lady Saw presents Marion Hall, her upcoming album due later this year on her Divas Recording label. “I’m very excited about this project as this will be a beautiful album. My fans will see both sides of me,” Lady Saw said. This is Lady Saw’s her ninth studio [...]
Did you know that there were Haitians recruited to fight in World War II for the United States? In the early 1940s, an ad appeared in a Haitian newspaper recruiting 40 pilots for training at the Tuskegee Institute in Alabama. There were several Haitians who went for training at the Tuskegee Institute, and most of [...]
Rihanna will be making her big screen debut in the upcoming movie “Battleship.” The 23-year-old pop star turned actress stars alongside Liam Neeson, Alexander Skaarsgard, Brooklyn Decker and Taylor Kitsch. The plot surrounds a group of international navy ships coming under attack from an alien enemy during ‘international naval war games.’ Check out the official [...]
Patience is a virtue as the old saying goes. Patience is certainly paying off for Dominican rising star Germina Jno Baptiste of Collywood. It’s not often you find a local talent rise to great heights so quickly in the struggling Caribbean movie industry. Times are certainly changing thanks to Collywood, the independent movie production company based [...]
After successful runs in New York, Los Angeles, and Atlanta, the independent film ‘Out the Gate’ will finally make its Jamaican debut November 2nd. The urban action picture starring Paul Campbell (Shottas, Third World Cop, Lunatic) and Oliver Samuels (Oliver at Large) tells the story of Everton Dennis (played by himself) his dream to make [...]
Check out this video of a Trini man being pranked by his friend over Skype! The spoof made it seem like someone came into the house and attacked the friend, like the movie “Strangers.” The break in and attack was all scripted but the friend’s horrific reaction is all real. Poor dude! If he was [...]
Check out the trailer for the Trinidad and Tobago made upcoming film, “Little Boy Blue.” The film was shot in Trinidad and is centered around a depressed art teacher that becomes the victim of paranormal disturbances after confiscating a strange pendant from an orphaned student… X-FILES – TRINI STYLE!
Check out the HILARIOUS new Santana video from creator and producer Roger Alexis: Narine needs some male enhancement so he asks his neighbor Santana for help….check out the video!
Are you a movie buff? A lover of Caribbean culture? Then you will love these new movies! Check out the trailers for the upcoming CaribbeanTales Toronto Film Showcase. “Calypso Rose: The Lioness of the Jungle“, a documentary about the impact of the Trinidadian queen of Soca music. GHETT’A LIFE is an “against the odds” action [...]
Jennifer Lopez’s co-hosting gig with American Idol proved to be so mutually beneficial that the pop star will be returning to the singing competition with new contract with the Fox Broadcasting Network, that’s “a smidge over” $20 million! Industry insiders say the deal is all written, and is just awaiting signatures. This is a huge raise from [...]
Rihanna is making her acting debut next year in the film “Battleship” and a new trailer has been released. The Bajan songstress will play the role of a naval officer in the Peter-Berg directed film that co-stars Liam Neeson, Alexander Skarsgard and Taylor Kitsch. The movie which opens in theaters May 18, 2012 reportedly cost [...]
A Japanese television production crew is now in Trinidad filming the life story of a young San Fernando boy for a television programme called Future Stars. The show is to be aired around the world. The lucky youngster is eight-year-old Ojah Bisnath who achieved the world record of being the youngest moko jumbie when he [...]
Check the official video for the Matrimoney Riddim Medley, performed by Wayne Marshall, Lady Saw, Tifa, Sean Paul, Fambo, Mr. G, Chico, Liquid & guest appearances by their friends. Directed by Mykal Cushnie. Produced by Washroom Entertainment & Tru Music.
Tanya Stephens‘ title track for the soon-to-be-released feature film “Ghett’a Life” is now complete. The film which will be released on July 29th has already achieved two awards at the Cannes Film Festival. Tanya Stephens has written a moving song that closely matches the storyline of the film. Ghett’a Life is an action-drama movie about overcoming obstacles despite [...]
You may know Seth Rogen as the funny guy from many comedic movies like Superbad, Pineapple Express, and The Green Hornet, The 40-Year-Old Virgin and Knocked Up. Well, according to the Los Angeles Times, the Hollywood star is set to make a movie entitled “Jamaica”, about a teenage boy’s trip to the island with his [...]
Frances-Ann Solomon – CEO CaribbeanTales Worldwide Distribution Last Saturday I had the pleasure of attending Frances-Ann Solomon‘s Caribbean Tales New York Film Festival, sponsored by the Barbados Tourism Authority at Long Island University, Brooklyn Campus. During the screening I was able to see the work of some talented Caribbean film makers like Samuel Steward‘s Jerk [...]
The Jamaica Film Academy has announced final plans for the 4th Jamaica Reggae Film Festival to be held at Studio 38, Trafalgar Road, New Kingston from May 23-27. A main focus of interest at the festival this year is the Make A Film In 24 Hours competition, in which teams will use any media to [...]
In other Rihanna news…. I am not sure if she was officially asked or if she heard the buzz and decided to rule herself out , but either way, Rihanna has made it clear that she will not even consider starring in the upcoming “The Bodyguard” remake which originally starred Whitney Houston alongside Kevin Costner. [...]