Tag Archives: classics

  1. Twist (2021) – Michael Caine, Lena Headey & Rita Ora

    A Modern take on the classic tale of Oliver Twist.  

    August 25, 2021Books, Video GalleryNo comments
  2. Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley remembers the late Clairmonte Taitt

    Every so often, some shining light in our midst flickers out, and it is only then that we pause long enough to recognize the extent to which he or she illuminated the path we walked. Today, as I pause to pay tribute to Clairmonte Taitt at his passing, I cannot help but reflect on his […]

    June 10, 2021Culture, FeaturedNo comments
  3. Tuesday 8th June is George Lamming’s 94th Birthday! Prof Richard Drayton helps Bajans celebrate… June 6, 2021Books, Photo GalleryNo comments
  4. STAR TREK: STRANGE NEW WORLDS (2021) Anson Mount, Ethan Peck & Rebecca Romijn

    The series’ title was previously used for an unrelated short story anthology series published by Pocket Books from 1998 to 2016.

    March 6, 2021Cinema, Video GalleryNo comments
  5. Addams Family 2019: Charlize Theron, Chloë Grace Moretz and Oscar Isaac

    Another animated version of Charles Addams’ classic eerie humor series of cartoons about a peculiar, ghoulish family. Probably why the estate got so snarky about Melissa Hunter?

    August 17, 2019Cartoons, Video GalleryNo comments
  6. Contemporary re-imagining of Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream! (Cast Interview – Simon Alleyne & Patrick Foster as ‘Puck’)

    Contemporary re-imagining of Shakespeare’s ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream‘ set in the Caribbean on the island of Barbados. Chaos ensues when staff of a tropical paradise home turn into mischievous fairies and tamper with the wedding plans of three multicultural couples or was this a changeling boy’s dream…?    Written and Directed by Shakirah Bourne Adapted by Shakirah […]

    March 5, 2017Cinema, Photo GalleryNo comments
  7. Contemporary re-imagining of Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream! (Producer – Melissa Simmonds

    “Being a producer of low budget feature film is a job that is never ending. Ultimately the buck always stops with me. Even though I have the support of colleagues like Lynette Eastmond and currently Renatta Mohammed, as well as Executive Producers Christian Roberts and Keith Morris, I am exhausted. If I had I known […]

    March 5, 2017Cinema, Photo GalleryNo comments
  8. Contemporary re-imagining of Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream! (Screenwriter – Shakirah Bourne)

    Shakirah Bourne has been a contributor to this website and crator of a very fascinating tourism game plus scripted four films – Payday, Two Smart, Next Payday and A Caribbean Dream …. what’s next?

    March 5, 2017Cinema, Photo GalleryNo comments
  9. Barbadian And British Collaboration Film, “A Caribbean Dream,” Accepted in International Festivals by Stephen Hall

    Shakespeare is often regarded as the greatest literary playwright ever, while others regard their experiences with his works, at school, to have scarred them and left them bewildered for life. A Caribbean Dream will surprise both cliques, as this film unites Shakespeare’s language, modern English and a large taste of Barbadian, into the mix. Filmed […]

    February 27, 2017Breaking News, Culture, Photo GalleryNo comments
  10. A Caribbean Dream – Soon to Feature at Limegrove & Olympus Cinemas

    The locally produced and directed film, ‘A Caribbean Dream‘, is scheduled for theatrical release in Barbados from March 1-7, 2017 at both the Limegrove and Olympus Cinemas. “We are excited for the film to be enjoyed by a local audience; its’ been a long time coming as we shot July 15 last year,” said Melissa […]

    February 16, 2017Breaking News, Cinema, FeaturedNo comments
  11. What inspired Herman Melville’s “Moby Dick”? A Ron Howard reconstruction – ‘IN THE HEART OF THE SEA’

    In the winter of 1820, the New England whaling ship Essex was assaulted by something no one could believe: a whale of mammoth size and will, and an almost human sense of vengeance. The real-life maritime disaster would inspire Herman Melville’s Moby Dick. But that told only half the story. “In the Heart of the […]

    September 27, 2015Books, Cinema, Video GalleryNo comments
  12. “The Peanuts Movie” (2015) – Madisyn Shipman, Francesca Capaldi – Animated Comedy HD

    Snoopy embarks upon his greatest mission as he and his team take to the skies to pursue their arch-nemesis, while his best pal Charlie Brown begins his own epic quest back home.

    September 23, 2015Cartoons, Cinema, Video GalleryNo comments
  13. “THE JUNGLE BOOK” – Idris Elba, Scarlet Johansson & Bill Murray (Disney: 2015)

    A Movie directed by Jon (Cowboys And Aliens) Favreau Cast: Scarlett (Avengers) Johansson, Idris (Pacific Rim) Elba, Bill (Ghostbusters) Murray, Christopher (Click) Walken, Ben (Lifeless) Kingsley, Giancarlo Esposito, Lupita (12 years a Slave) Nyong’o Release Date: 2016 Genre: Adventures

    September 16, 2015Books, Cartoons, Video GalleryNo comments
  14. “Star Wars: Episode VII – The Force Awakens” Official Comic-Con 2015 Reel (2015)

    A continuation of the saga created by George Lucas set thirty years after Star Wars: Episode VI – Return of the Jedi (1983).

    August 6, 2015Cinema, Culture, Video GalleryNo comments

    In just a few months time Barbados will be celebrating its 50th year of Independence. I would therefore like – at this time – to urge the people, organisations, and Government of Barbados to make an effort to identify and catalogue the various “resources” that Barbados possesses, and to resolve to fully deploy and utilize […]

    August 5, 2015Books, Featured1 comment
  16. “THE PEANUTS” – Every underdog has his day…

    Charlie Brown, Snoopy, Lucy, Linus and the rest of the beloved “Peanuts” gang make their big-screen debut, like they’ve never been seen before, in state-of-the-art 3D animation. Snoopy, the world’s most lovable beagle–and flying ace–embarks upon his greatest mission as he takes to the skies to pursue his arch-nemesis The Red Baron, while his best […]

    July 12, 2015Cartoons, Cinema, Video GalleryNo comments
  17. “The Little Prince” (2015) – Animated Fantasy Movie HD

    A pilot crashes in the desert and meets a little boy from a distant planet.

    May 17, 2015Books, Cartoons, Video GalleryNo comments
  18. “The Tale of Tales” (2015): Salma Hayek, John C. Reilly – Fairytale HD

    Based on a 17th century collection of fairy tales by Italian author Giambattista Basile, the film weaves realistic and fantastical elements together into three different storylines, one of which involves Salma Hayek eating the heart of a giant beast. Vincent Cassel, John C. Reilly and Toby Jones also star.

    May 6, 2015Cinema, Oddity, Video GalleryNo comments
  19. ‘Amy’ – Director: Asif Kapadia

    A documentary on the late singer/songwriter, who died of alcohol poisoning in 2011.

    April 26, 2015Cinema, Music, Video GalleryNo comments
  20. U.S. Embassy hosts Sonya Hayes Quartet in free classical concert

    The U.S. Embassy is hosting this series of public concerts to underscore the excellence and diversity of American music. The Hayes Quartet’s performance will highlight how celebrated American composers such as William Grant, Dorothy Rudd Moore, and Samuel Barber have significantly shaped and influenced the genre of classical music. This concert will appeal to a […]

    March 17, 2015Music, Photo GalleryNo comments
  21. MADAME BOVARY: (Mia Wasikowska, Rhys Ifans – Drama – 2015)

    Set in Normandy, France, Madame Bovary is Gustave Flaubert’s classic story of Emma Bovary (Mia Wasikowska), a young beauty who impulsively marries small-town doctor, Charles Bovary (Henry Lloyd-Hughes), to leave her father’s pig farm far behind. But after being introduced to the glamorous world of high society, she soon becomes bored with her stodgy husband […]

    January 31, 2015Books, Cinema, Video GalleryNo comments
  22. “FAR FROM THE MADDING CROWD” – Matthias Schoenarts, (2015)

    FAR FROM THE MADDING CROWD is the story of independent, beautiful and headstrong Bathsheba Everdene (Carey Mulligan), who attracts three very different suitors: Gabriel Oak (Matthias Schoenaerts), a sheep farmer, captivated by her fetching wilfulness; Frank Troy (Tom Sturridge), a handsome and reckless Sergeant; and William Boldwood (Michael Sheen), a prosperous and mature bachelor. This […]

    December 5, 2014Books, Cinema, Video GalleryNo comments
  23. Last Night of the Proms reception: Senators appreciating classical music September 17, 2014Culture, Photo GalleryNo comments
  24. Iconic comedian Robin Williams killed himself at his North California home

    {EDITOR’s NOTE: DATA COURTESY – The International Olympic Committee, Movieclips, ENTV, Huffington Post & CNN} Known for hilarious classic movies such as “Good Morning Vietnam,” or “Mrs Doubtfire,” and his voice in Disney cartoon “Aladdin,” beginning on TV in a sci-fi spoof “Mork & Mindy” and venturing into serious works like “Awakenings,” “Jakob The Liar,” […]

    August 12, 2014CinemaNo comments
  25. Here’s Tweeting at you, kid: Digicel MORE launches and nods to B&W classics…

    What would have happened if Ilsa could have WhatsApp’d Rick when she could not make that Paris rendezvous or if Bing Crosby and Bob Hope went on the Road to Pinterest? These and similar themes were explored at Timothy Oulton in Cane Gardens, St Thomas recently as Digicel MORE alerted the business community to a more […]

    July 21, 2014TechnologyNo comments