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  1. HBO MAKES HISTORY WITH 44 PRIMETIME EMMY® AWARDS, THE MOST OF ANY NETWORK THIS YEAR; GAME OF THRONES LEADS PROGRAMMING WITH RECORD BREAKING 12 EMMYS®

    HBO broke records this past Sunday at the 67th Annual Primetime Emmy® Awards competition with an outstanding 44 wins, including Outstanding Drama Series and Outstanding Comedy Series. For the 14th year in a row, HBO received the most wins of any other network, and the most in HBO history. The global phenomenon, Game of Thrones […]

    September 22, 2015CultureNo comments
  2. “BACK IN TIME” (‘Back to the Future’ documentary – 2015)

    The documentary film Back in Time is, at its heart, a look at the very real impact the Back to the Future movies have had on our culture. What was once a little idea that spawned a tightly-focused documentary has grown into something truly amazing over two years of filming. Back in Time is a […]

    September 20, 2015Cinema, Culture, Video GalleryNo comments
  3. ‘All Things Must Pass’ – Tower Records Documentary

    All Things Must Pass is a documentary that explores the rise and fall of Tower Records, and its legacy forged by its rebellious founder, Russ Solomon.

    September 7, 2015Cinema, Music, Video GalleryNo comments
  4. STRAIGHT OUTTA COMPTON, Movie: The story of N.W.A.

    In the mid-1980s, the streets of Compton, California, were some of the most dangerous in the country. When five young men translated their experiences growing up into brutally honest music that rebelled against abusive authority, they gave an explosive voice to a silenced generation. Following the meteoric rise and fall of N.W.A., Straight Outta Compton […]

    August 4, 2015Cinema, Music, Video GalleryNo comments
  5. HBO SETS NEW RECORD IN THE PRIMETIME EMMY® AWARDS WITH 126 NOMINATIONS

    For the 15th year in a row, HBO received the most nominations for the upcoming Primetime Emmy® Awards with a total of 126 nominations, which were announced last week in Los Angeles. “Game of Thrones” led all HBO nominees with 24 nominations, while “Olive Kitteridge” received 13 nominations and the original film “Bessie” was nominated […]

    July 26, 2015Cinema, FeaturedNo comments
  6. PAULO COELHO’s ‘Best Story’ (MOVIE)

    Global phenomenon Paulo Coelho was not always the best-selling inspirational author he is today. For decades he searched for his calling, just like the allegorical heroes in spiritual classics The Alchemist and The Pilgrimage. Growing up in Sao Paolo as a misunderstood young rebel, Coelho alternately flirted with death, escaped madness, experimented with drugs, survived […]

    July 24, 2015Books, Cinema, Video GalleryNo comments
  7. “HE NAMED ME MALALA” (Documentary Film – 2015)

    HE NAMED ME MALALA is an intimate portrait of Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Malala Yousafzai, who was targeted by the Taliban and severely wounded by a gunshot when returning home on her school bus in Pakistan’s Swat Valley. The then 15-year-old (she turns 18 this July) was singled out, along with her father, for advocating […]

    July 11, 2015Cinema, Education, Video GalleryNo comments
  8. AMY WINEHOUSE, Documentary – “Depression”

    From BAFTA award-winning director Asif Kapadia (SENNA), AMY tells the incredible story of six-time Grammy-winner Amy Winehouse – in her own words. Featuring extensive unseen archive footage and previously unheard tracks, this strikingly modern, moving and vital film shines a light on the world we live in, in a way that very few can. A […]

    July 9, 2015Cinema, Music, Video GalleryNo comments
  9. “A Walk in the Woods” (2015) – Nick Nolte, Robert Redford – Comedy HD

    The peace and tranquility he hopes to find, though, is anything but, once he agrees to being accompanied by the only person he can find willing to join him on the trek – his long lost and former friend Katz (Academy Award nominee Nick Nolte), a down-on-his-luck serial philanderer who, after a lifetime of relying […]

    June 19, 2015Books, CinemaNo comments
  10. “The Walk” (2015): Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Drama HD

    The story of French high-wire artist Philippe Petit‘s attempt to cross the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center in 1974.

    June 9, 2015Cinema, Oddity, Video GalleryNo comments
  11. Pawn Sacrifice (2015) – Tobey Maguire, Liev Schreiber: BioDrama HD

    American chess prodigy Bobby Fischer (Tobey Maguire) finds himself caught between two superpowers when he challenges the Soviet Empire. Also starring Liev Schreiber and Peter Sarsgaard, Pawn Sacrifice chronicles Fischer’s terrifying struggles with genius and madness, and the rise and fall of a kid from Brooklyn who captured the imagination of the world.

    June 1, 2015Games, Political, Video GalleryNo comments
  12. New Book is a boon to both Barbadians and Visitors alike, “Absolutely Barbados” is fun reading, absolutely!

    For those who recall Leslie Charteris’ charismatic series of a lovable rogue by name of Simon Templar, alias “The Saint” (not the botched attempts from Val Kilmer on film or Ian Ogilvy on TV, the actual books ranging from the 1920s to the 1940s before Charteris leased his character to ghost writers) then reading the […]

    May 31, 2015Books, FeaturedNo comments
  13. Pirate Hunters by Robert Kurson – Author of the New York Times bestseller ‘Shadow Divers’

    A thrilling new adventure of danger and deep-sea diving, historic mystery and suspense, by the author of the New York Times bestseller Shadow Divers, Robert Kurson. PIRATE HUNTERS is on sale June 16. Click HERE for more information!

    May 30, 2015Books, Travel, Video GalleryNo comments
  14. “The Black Book” – 35th Anniversary Edition

    “The ultimate treasure chest of the Black Experience.” – Dr. Henry Louis Gates Jr., Harvard University “AN IMPORTANT DOCUMENT OF AMERICAN HISTORY that defines a people’s strength, hope, and perseverance.” – Gay Talese “There is not a member of the human family on earth who cannot learn from it.” – Gloria Steinem “A book no […]

    May 28, 2015Books, Video GalleryNo comments
  15. HBO PREMIERES “JODOROWSKY’S DUNE”, SCIENCE FICTION’S LOST OPPORTUNITY

    HBO announces the exclusive premiere of the documentary Jodorowsky’s Dune, Thursday, May 28th at 21:00hrs AST*, in the Caribbean. Considered as a “mind-blowing cult movie” by Variety Magazine, the documentary relates the story of the Chilean novelist, playwright, poet, actor, musician Alejandro Jodorowsky (El Topo, The Holy Mountain) and his most important project that was […]

    May 23, 2015BooksNo comments
  16. “BLACK MASS” – Johnny Depp, Joel Edgerton, Benedict Cumberbatch, Kevin Bacon & Dakota Johnson (Crime: 2015)

    In 1970s South Boston, FBI Agent John Connolly (Joel Edgerton) persuades Irish mobster James “Whitey” Bulger (Johnny Depp) to collaborate with the FBI and eliminate a common enemy: the Italian mob. The drama tells the true story of this unholy alliance, which spiraled out of control, allowing Whitey to evade law enforcement, consolidate power, and […]

    May 9, 2015Cinema, Crime, Video GalleryNo comments
  17. “LEGEND” – Kray Twins, London (Tom Hardy & Tom Hardy)

    Identical twin gangsters Ronald and Reginald Kray terrorize London during the 1950s and 1960s.

    May 7, 2015Cinema, Crime, Video GalleryNo comments
  18. HBO PREMIERES ITS ANTICIPATED FILM “BESSIE,” STARRING QUEEN LATIFAH AS THE LEGENDARY BLUES SINGER

    Oscar® nominee Queen Latifah stars as legendary blues singer Bessie Smith in the HBO Films drama Bessie, directed by acclaimed filmmaker Dee Rees and debuting Saturday, May 16th at 21:00 hrs. AST* in the Caribbean, simultaneously with the United States. Bessie offers an intimate look at the determined woman whose immense talent and love for […]

    May 6, 2015MusicNo comments
  19. HBO PREMIERES IN MAY: HBO ORIGINAL FILM “BESSIE” WITH QUEEN LATIFAH

    HBO presents its exclusive movie premieres during the month of May, debuting each Saturday at 21:00 hrs. AST* in the Caribbean. HBO continues its commitment to bring audiences the best box office hits from the world’s top studios, including Warner Bros. Pictures, Universal Studios, Walt Disney Studios and Sony Pictures Entertainment, as well as a […]

    May 1, 2015Cinema, Music, Photo GalleryNo comments
  20. Oscar Nomination Recap (2015) 87th Academy Awards – HD Review

    The nominees for best picture are “American Sniper,” “Boyhood,” “Birdman,” “The Imitation Game,” “The Theory of Everything,” “Selma,” “The Grand Budapest Hotel” and “Whiplash.” The Oscars ceremony will take place Sunday, February 22, at Hollywood’s Dolby Theatre. Neil Patrick Harris will host. Join us as we discuss the 87th Annual Academy Award nominations. Comment below […]

    January 18, 2015Cinema, Review, Video GalleryNo comments
  21. “To Write Love on Her Arms” – Kat Dennings (True Story)

    Based on the true story that started a global movement, To Write Love on Her Arms presents a vision of hope, healing and redemption. Emmy® Award winner Kat Dennings (“2 Broke Girls”) stars as Renee, a Florida girl who struggles with addiction and abuse. In a creative blend of artistic fantasy and music conflicted with […]

    December 29, 2014Books, Cinema, Video GalleryNo comments
  22. HBO’S JANUARY MOVIE LINEUP: Tom Hanks & Emma Thompson, based on a True Story

    HBO announces its exclusive movie premieres for the month of January, each premiering on Saturdays at 21:00hrs. AST* in the Caribbean. Directed by John Lee Hancock, Saving Mr. Banks (Saturday, January 24th) is based on the creation of the 1964 Walt Disney Studios film Mary Poppins. *Atlantic Standard Time. For local transmission times call (246) […]

    December 26, 2014Cinema, Photo GalleryNo comments
  23. ENJOY CHRISTMASTIME WITH HBO’S EXCLUSIVE MOVIE PREMIERES FOR DECEMBER IN THE CARIBBEAN: “Twelve Years a Slave” fea. Chiwetel Ejiofor

    Winner of three Academy Awards for Best Picture, Best Supporting Actress and an Oscar® for Best Adapted Screenplay, 12 Years a Slave (Saturday, December 20th) is an adaptation of the 1853 slave narrative memoir, “Twelve Years a Slave” by Solomon Northup. * For more information on the HBO/MAX family of channels, either call (246) 620-FLOW/3569 […]

    November 29, 2014Cinema, Photo GalleryNo comments
  24. ‘I Am Santa Claus’ – A Morgan “Supersize Me” Spurlock Documentary

    We have documented an entire year in the lives of five real-bearded professional Santa Clauses to find out what the rest of the year is like for a man who perpetually looks like Jolly Saint Nick. In the process, they are shown for who they actually are, flawed, flesh and blood men who feel an […]

    November 2, 2014Cinema, Culture, Video GalleryNo comments
  25. Caribbean Memories of the First World War 1914-1918: Lecture and Commemorative Exhibition at Barbados Museum

    Members of the public are invited to learn more about the role of Barbadians and British West Indians who fought and served in the First World War 1914-1918. A key event during the evening, will be the delivery of a lecture by Mr. Humphrey Metzgen, author of Caribbean Wars Untold: A Salute to the British […]

    October 29, 2014BooksNo comments