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Tag Archives: Olympus

  1. From the makers of comedic ‘PayDay’ – Barbadian thriller “Two Smart,” Two Clever by far!

    This movie is not for heart murmur patients on Digitalis, nor should asthma folk be watching as they may gasp too much, this film is that intense – this is a story crafted by a young Hitchcock in the making… “Two Smart” is centred on a couple who were in love, then they were not […]

    July 21, 2014Cinema2 comments

    Local cinema screening of the Barbadian movie, PAYDAY, has been extended for two weeks at the Olympus Theatres. Expressing delight with this decision, he said, “PAYDAY has been doing really well at home and abroad. I am really happy to see how people have been appreciating the hard work that was put in by our […]

    October 2, 2013Cinema, CultureNo comments
  3. Digicel’s Blackberry Z10 Launch: Happy Sandra Archer wins new Mobile


    May 1, 2013Photo Gallery, TechnologyNo comments
  4. U.S. Author Eric Jerome Dickey Thrilled by Bajan Movie, “Chrissy”

    New York Times best-selling American author Eric Jerome Dickey recently took some time off while in Barbados to view local film “Chrissy” at Olympus Cinemas. Very impressed by what he saw, Dickey “enjoyed it from the beginning to the end.” He particularly liked the way the movie tackled the issue of bullying and admired the perseverance […]

    March 1, 2013Books, CinemaNo comments
  5. First Bajan Family Film “Chrissy” premieres November 5th

    Yet another local film production hits the Barbadian silver screen in November 2012. The producers of the successful “HUSH” movie series “Step by Step” are now releasing the first ever Bajan Family Film entitled “CHRISSY” “Chrissy” Combines young talent of stars Makalah Harrison and Cara O’Donnell with veterans Mac Fingall, Sophia Thomas and Peter Boyce […]

    October 29, 2012Cinema, Education, Video GalleryNo comments
  6. “Better Mus’ Come” arrives in #Barbados at #Olympus Theatres #cinema #caribbeantales #politics #intrigue

    CaribbeanTales is partnering with Olympus Theatres to present the Barbados premiere of Storm Saulter’s stunning award-winning feature film Better Mus’ Come. The event takes place April 15th, as the Closing Night ceremony at CaribbeaTales 2012 Barbados Festival at the Sheraton Mall. “We are delighted to work with Olympus Theatres and owner John Morgan to bring […]

    April 15, 2012Cinema, Video GalleryNo comments
  7. Sandy Lane – why you can’t afford it and Simon Cowell can…

    Carl Blenman did the photography and video, he has no idea of any Mini-Editorial I did, nor am I certain he would approve of it either, LOL!

    December 11, 2011Agriculture, Featured, Travel, Video Gallery2 comments
  8. “Children of God” award winning movie, Gay Cinema from Bahamas, at the VIP Cinema of Olympus Theatres

    CHILDREN OF GOD is a moving, thought-provoking, funny and brilliantly poetic love story. Set in the idyllic world of the Bahamas, a blocker painter (Johnny Ferro) searches for inspiration for his painting but instead finds inspiration in the arms of another lost soul (Stephen Tyrone Williams). Director Kareem Mortimer has set this beautiful story in […]

    October 16, 2011Cinema, Controversy, Culture, Events, Video GalleryNo comments
  9. Barbadian Short Drama Thriller: “REDEMPTION” TRAILER, FINAL VERSION

    Written and Produced by Sean Michael Field, Redemption is a dramatic short film about two brothers, Onaje Sealy (Sean Michael Field, KFC Grill Sergeant) and Asante Sealy (Simon Alleyne, Keeping up with the Joneses) who furiously search for the truth behind their father’s sudden death. The story takes an unusual twist when they come to […]

    September 3, 2011Crime, Featured, Video GalleryNo comments

    CaribbeanTales is continuing the special film screening series “By Popular Demand” showcasing contemporary Caribbean films. The series takes place every last Monday of the month at the VIP Cinema, Olympus Theatres starting at 6:30pm with a cocktail sponsored by Mount Gay. Screenings begin at 7:00 pm sharp. We are showcasing special films made in the […]

    August 26, 2011Cinema, Events, MusicNo comments

    “A look at the final moments of a ruler in Haiti as a violent revolution erupts around him.”

    June 22, 2011Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  12. Variety Club is Barbados charity for Special Needs children, recruiting more Volunteers now!

    When Valentine’s Day rolls around, more often than not many Barbadians will usually buy a Gold Heart or a few from the nearest bank or sometimes Cave Shepherd to give their loved one(s).  What many may not know is this was started by the Variety Club – Spider-Man, Kermit T. Frog, Shrek and Alex The […]

    October 2, 2010Featured, HealthNo comments
  13. After Party or Afterthought? Aftermath of Barbadian Cinema Search leaves bitter Aftertaste for many Hollywood hopefuls stranded in Barbados

    You’d recall we carried a couple of flyers concerning a movie and seminar at the Olympus Theatres (no longer owned by Phil Harden – a check on Facebook suggests it’s now under CEO John Morgan), and therefore it’s only natural to want to know WHO is the next Barbados actor or actress to go to […]

    September 25, 2010Controversy, Entertainment, Featured3 comments

    Five years ago, the Urban Eye (Barbados) company hosted Kenya Moore, an actress and former Miss USA, in Barbados for a magazine photo shoot. Being very delighted in her stay this island, Kenya has shared her memorable experience with her colleagues and associates in the U.S.A. Currently in 2010, Kenya is achieving enormous success and […]

    September 7, 2010Arts, Cinema, Featured, Photo GalleryNo comments
  15. Are you the next Hollywood star? The Kenya Moore film “PUDDING” sets the stage for Barbados’ first-ever Hollywood film competition.

    “PUDDING“, starring and directed by Kenya Moore, is a romantic comedy about three beautiful women in an urban city who are all searching for love. Through a series of failed relationships, bad dates and mis-matches, they are all single, young and beautiful and unable to find the ultimate catch – love. Shooting of this film […]

    September 7, 2010Cinema, Featured, Games, Photo GalleryNo comments
  16. Barbados leg of Variety Charity’s Summer Movie Morning at Olympus Theatres

    Variety the Children’s Charity is once more partnering with Olympus Theatres to provide summer fun for those less fortunate. On Saturday, July 31st 2010, children who would normally find it a challenge (financially or physically) to go to the movies, will be afforded the opportunity to do so free of cost. Included in the outing are snacks […]

    July 30, 2010Cinema, Editorial, Photo GalleryNo comments
  17. Olympus Theatres Movie Event for Differently Abled Children: Let’s Show Them Love Public Awareness Campaign

    The Olympus Theatres Inc. is giving back to children with disabilities, through a series of movie events this summer. They have joined hands with Variety – the Children’s Charity and the Let’s Show Them Love Public Awareness Campaign for Children with Disabilities to offer a free pre-summer break movie event. The movie events will continue […]

    June 29, 2010Cinema, Featured, Health1 comment
  18. Iron Man 2 lacks Mettle – Original whips Sequel by far (SPOILERS, BEWARE: Fanboys swarmed Olympus on debut nite)

    Shrek 2, Spider-Man 2 and Superman 2 are a few examples where the return was better then the debut. Sorry to say Iron Man 2 (IM2) is just a bridge to prepare folk for both Avengers and Thor from Marvel’s line-up. This did not stop a whole slew of fanboys of all ages and colours […]

    May 8, 2010Books, Featured, Review7 comments
  19. CaribbeanTales Youth Film Screening Series starts Monday at the Olympus Theatres in Barbados

    Starting Monday February 15th, THE BEST OF CARIBBEANTALES FILM FESTIVAL opening in Barbados later this month, will offer high school students a sneak preview of some wonderful Caribbean films. The special Youth Film Screenings will take place at 9.30am weekdays at the Olympus Theatres, Sheraton Center.For the full Youth Film Series program, and for details of the […]

    February 13, 2010Cinema, Featured1 comment
  20. Best of CaribbeanTales 2010 – Workshops in Barbados, 22nd February – 2nd March, 2010: Var. Locations & Times

    Cost for all workshops unless specified is $30BDN/ $15US. Lunch is available for an additional cost. Wednesday February 24th 2010 * 9 – 5pm: Symposium on Global Distribution hosted by One Caribbean Media (OCM) $100US **inquire for special discounts Thursday February 25th 2010 * 11:00 – 12:45: **NEW** Networking lunch event sponsored by the Commonwealth Foundation. Pre-registration […]

    February 8, 2010Cinema, Featured2 comments
  21. Best Of Caribbean Tales Film Festival – Olympus Theatres, Sheraton Mall: Feb 23 to Mar 2


    February 2, 2010Video GalleryNo comments
  22. The Best of CaribbeanTales present a Special Master Class with renowned African American Filmmaker

    The Caribbean Film and Media Academy, and the U.S. Embassy in Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean, are proud to present a two-day Directing Master Class with celebrated African American film director Julie Dash, on Saturday Feb 27th and Sunday Feb 28th 2010. The Master Class, aimed at emerging and established Caribbean film directors, will take […]

    February 1, 2010Cinema3 comments
  23. The Best of the CaribbeanTales Film Festival & Symposium

    The Best of the CaribbeanTales Film Festival & Symposium Date: Tuesday February 23rd to Tuesday March 2nd 2010 The festival will feature: A Symposium on Global Distribution co-hosted by One Caribbean Media. A Film Market co-hosted by the Shridath Ramphal CenterUWI, Cave Hill. Workshops and Master Classes co-hosted by The Caribbean Film and Media Academy and The Barbados Film […]

    January 10, 2010Photo GalleryNo comments
  24. Bridgetown Film Festival joins forces with Pan African Commission to establish Caribbean Identity in regional films

    There are 55 entries for this year’s Bridgetown Film Festival (BFF), of which 15 are Barbadian. Kerri Birch, co-ordinator of the Festival, she says other competitors hail from Dominica, Haiti, Antigua, Suriname, US Virgin Islands, Trinidad and Jamaica. The festival runs from June 10th to the 14th, with a proposed seminar from Yao Ramesar – […]

    May 31, 2009Entertainment, Featured, NewsNo comments
  25. Alliance Francaise 1 – Asterix rocks, menhirs, obelisks… Uh, rules! [ACHTUNG – S P O I L E R S]

    Thoroughly enjoyed “Asterix et Obelix – Mission: Cleopatra,” the first official feature for the Alliance Francaise’s week of French Cinema. It is the first time I can recall where an adaptation did exactly like the book… In fact, only jokes were added to the story rather than the typical Hollywood approach of using different book-episode […]

    May 10, 2009Cinema, Featured, Nature, ReviewNo comments