Tag Archives: Olympus Theatres

  1. $4800 in 48 hrs – BFVA Film Challenge 2017

    Excitement was in the air as the screening of the Annual 48 hour Film Challenge projects took place at the Olympus Theatres at 7:00PM, with 7 teams vying for the winner takes all $4800 cash prize. The 48 hr challenge was first done in 2013 and since then has formed an integral part of the […]

    October 29, 2017CinemaNo comments

    The lights, camera work and action of Caribbean film will be showcased across the island during CARIFESTA XIII. The event will run from Saturday, August 19 to Saturday, August 26, screening 60 shorts and full-length features from eleven countries across the region. These are: Barbados, Bermuda, Belize, Guadeloupe, Guyana, Haiti, Jamaica, St. Kitts, St. Lucia, […]

    August 22, 2017CinemaNo comments
  3. Bajan Youth Perspectives need to be heard for Budget 2017

    A national Youth Forum set for June 28th will gather nearly 200 young people from various youth organisations to discuss the youth perspectives on the Barbados economy. The Forum, a free event be hosted between 9.30 am – 12.30pm, June 28th at Olympus Theatres, organised by the Global Shapers Bridgetown Hub, will offer young people […]

    June 26, 2017Breaking News, Culture, FeaturedNo comments
  4. ‘A Caribbean Dream’ scheduled to be seen by students in Barbados

    Secondary and tertiary level students in Barbados have been invited to view the award winning Barbadian and British film, ‘A Caribbean Dream’ . Shakirah Bourne, Writer/Director and Melissa Simmonds (Producer) worked together to transpose the original play into this highly accessible version of Shakespeare’s work for the viewer. Simmonds, having lived in both countries, brought […]

    May 24, 2017CinemaNo comments
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. New thriller at Olympus is 100% Bajan: Including its soundtrack… What’s the score? Wesu Wallace 1, Sleep? Nil!

    When a film has a narrow setting of 3 cast members or less, everything has to be in place exactly so or it can all fall apart. Therefore, when a soundtrack was needed for “Two Smart,” a locally crafted thriller looking at love gone sour, so no ‘canned‘ or pre-packaged music could do – it […]

    August 15, 2014Music, ReviewNo comments
  8. ‘Two Smart’ starring Alison Hinds, George Gill and Saran Lashley: Movie Premiere, 17th July

    Barbados’ first psychological thriller, “Two Smart”, will premiere at Olympus Theatres on Thursday, July 17th under the auspices of The Rotary Club of Barbados South. Featuring popular Soca Queen Alison Hinds, George Gill and Saran Lashley, “Two Smart” is about a disgruntled married couple and a hitchhiker who get trapped in a gully during a […]

    July 12, 2014Cinema, Photo GalleryNo comments
  9. Cinema, Theatre & Pop Culture in 2013 for Barbados: how far and how crucial to economy?

    This year proved significant for Barbados in some positive ways and if paid the correct attention, can be a Way Fwd from the current fiscal morass we’re enduring… Culture in the form of Theatre, Cinema and the new venue of Cosplay can be serious avenues of Entrepreneurship which can teach our MP’s a thing or […]

    December 29, 2013Cinema, ReviewNo comments
  10. U.S. Embassy Geekfest Film Series brings crowds at Olympus – Prelude to 24 & 25 August’s “Anime Kon”

    It was a fully packed audience that took in the first night of the weekly “Geekfest” film screenings, currently being produced for the public by the United States Embassy to Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean. Barbadian fans flocked to the film “Scott Pilgrim vs. the World,” and some even dressed as characters from the film […]

    August 16, 2013Books, CinemaNo comments
  11. Geekfest #3 at Olympus Expo: “Comic-Con Episode IV – A Fan’s Hope” 22nd Aug at 7:00 pm

    This Thursday 22nd is your last chance to view a FREE GeekFest film at 7:00 pm at the Olympus Expo, Barbados. Free giveaways that night! Comic-con to some is just another convention, but for others, it is a livelihood. This Morgan Spurlock documentary “Comic-Con Episode IV – A Fans Hope” the passion and dreams of […]

    August 16, 2013Books, Cinema, Video GalleryNo comments
  12. Geekfest at Olympus VIP: American Splendor with Paul Giamatti

    American Splendor is a 2003 American biographical comedy-drama film about Harvey Pekar, the author of the American Splendor comic book series. The film is also in part an adaptation of the comics, which dramatize Pekar’s life. American Splendor won the Grand Jury Prize for Dramatic Film at the Sundance Film Festival, in addition to the […]

    August 9, 2013Games, Photo GalleryNo comments
  13. (UPDATED) Barbados Law find Missing Girl – 13 year old Rokiya Haynes-Morris back home…

      The Administration of the Royal Barbados Police Force thanks the public for its assistance in this matter and looks forward to your continued cooperation in the future. David Welch; Inspector Public Relations Officer (RBPF)

    August 7, 2013CrimeNo comments
  14. Education Minister of Barbados dismisses claims all Schools in island to be renamed

    In Barbadian Social Media arenas like Facebook and BlackBerry Instant Messenger, there have been suggestions that St Michael Secondary, along with Harrison College and Foundation in Christ Church would be renamed in a sweeping reform to capitalise on upcoming elections, especially after Garrison Secondary was just changed to Graydon Sealy Secondary and a similar fate applies […]

    November 19, 2012Education, Political, Video GalleryNo comments
  15. An anti-bully testimonial & stinging commentary on Public Sector negativity; “Chrissy” – now not only at Olympus, but in the UK {MILD SPOILERS}

    {Ed’s. Note – If at one point the article seems repetitive or redundant in using a crew member’s job title, they took umbrage at the use of an alternative to break up the monotony, I know it’s bad writing or News Composition when a single phrase is used over and over and over – even […]

    November 15, 2012Cinema, CultureNo comments
  16. Flying Swords of Dragon Gate: Jet Li Movie (2012) HD

    I can see grown men running all around in the halls of Olympus afterwards… “Who better to attempt the world’s first 3D ‘wuxia‘ movie than Tsui Hark – the man is behind some of the genre’s most iconic representations like ‘The Swordsman‘, ‘Green Snake‘ and ‘Zu Warriors from the Magic Mountain‘, and with the latter also […]

    August 5, 2012Cinema, Martial Arts, Video GalleryNo comments
  17. Why Barbadians prefer DVD’s – how Olympus Theatres disappointed many Bajans

    When Bajan Reporter started in 2006 we looked at how Olympus jacked their fees and why folk may prefer alternative options for visual distraction… Many thought while accurate, it was harsh, let’s see what happens barely six years later? I left home at 8:45 pm for Justin Timberlake & Amanda Seyfried in the futuristic “In […]

    January 4, 2012Agriculture, Featured, News, Review1 comment