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Murder Mystery tops Netflix shows for 2019

01 January 2020

NEW YORK – Netflix Inc.’s original film Murder Mystery, starring Jennifer Aniston and Adam Sandler, topped a list of the streaming service’s most popular releases of 2019 in the United States but its award-winning The Crown failed to make the top 10. Read More


The Force Awakens a hit at the box office

22 December 2019

LOS ANGELES – The highly anticipated movie “Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker” collected $40 million in U.S. and Canadian ticket sales on its opening night, the fifth-highest debut of all time, Walt Disney Co said on Friday. Read More


R. Kelly pleads not guilty to bribing official

20 December 2019

NEW YORK – Singer R. Kelly on Wednesday pleaded not guilty to bribing an official to get a fake identification document for singer Aaliyah, then 15, the day before he married her, the latest charge in a criminal case accusing him of running a years-long scheme to recruit... Read More


Jamaican crowned Miss World

14 December 2019

LONDON – A 23-year-old Jamaican medical student, Jamaican Toni-Ann Singh, won the 59th edition of the Miss World competition here on Saturday with Ophely Mezino of France and Suman Ratansingh Rao from India, placing second and third, respectively. Read More


Musical to tour overseas

14 December 2019

This year’s production of Handel’s Messiah is going to be bigger, better and extra special, says Dr Stefan Walcott, a director in The 1688 Collective, which produces the event, said they were taking the show on the road, so this year may well be the last time it was... Read More


Man eats $120 000 banana

11 December 2019

NEW YORK – A performance artist who ate a banana taped to a wall that was an artwork valued at $120 000 said his actions were not vandalism and he does not regret his snack at Art Basel in Miami Beach, Florida. Read More


Jus Jay advances to final of Red Bull competition

08 December 2019

Local DJ Justin ‘Jus Jay’ King made history as he captured the first-ever Red Bull 3Style Caribbean Finals Championship last night. Read More


Family affair at BARP Christmas

08 December 2019

It was a family affair with a Caribbean flavour that cut across all demographics. Read More


Vote for Miss World Barbados

07 December 2019

Miss World Barbados Che Amor Greenidge needs your help. Read More


Bond farewell for Craig

05 December 2019

NEW YORK – In the latest James Bond movie, “No Time to Die,” Daniel Craig dons the famed tuxedo of the iconic British secret agent 007 for his fifth and final time. Read More


Frozen 2 debuts with November record

26 November 2019

LOS ANGELES – Disney’s Frozen 2 iced out the box office competition in North America, where family audiences powered the animated adventure to a dazzling $130 million debut. Read More


Smollett sues Chicago

21 November 2019

Jussie Smollett has filed a lawsuit accusing Chicago of maliciously prosecuting him after concluding the actor’s claim that he was the victim of a racist and homophobic beating on a city street was a hoax. Read More


Joker grossing big at box offices

17 November 2019

Comic book movie Joker is poised to surpass $1 billion in global ticket sales on Friday, becoming the first R-rated Hollywood movie ever to overcome the milestone. Read More


De Niro to get Lifetime Award from SAG

14 November 2019

Robert De Niro, a two-time Oscar winner and considered one of the finest actors of his generation, is being recognized by his peers with an annual lifetime achievement award from the Screen Actors Guild (SAG). Read More


Gervais hosting Golden Globes for the last time

13 November 2019

After vowing not to front another Golden Globe Awards ceremony and once being told he would never be asked back, caustic British comedian Ricky Gervais will return to host the annual showbiz spectacular for a record fifth time in January. Read More


New song from George Michael nearly three years after his death

07 November 2019

LONDON – A new track recorded by George Michael in his last studio sessions before his 2016 death was released on Wednesday, in which the late British pop idol sings about social ills. Read More


Movie tells different story about Harriet Tubman

03 November 2019

NEW YORK – When director Kasi Lemmons started work on the first major movie about Harriet Tubman, the 19th Century slave turned hero of the Underground Railway, she decided to focus less on the brutality of slavery and more on human stories. Read More


Cuba Gooding Jr pleads not guilty to new charges

02 November 2019

NEW YORK – Actor Cuba Gooding Jr pleaded not guilty on Thursday to new charges of sexual misconduct involving a third woman, less than a month after pleading not guilty to accusations of groping one woman’s breasts and pinching another’s buttocks. Read More


HBO abandons Game of Thrones prequel

30 October 2019

LOS ANGELES – The Game of Thrones prequel television series starring Naomi Watts has been ditched by cable channel HBO, Hollywood media reported on Tuesday. Read More


Over $330 000 up for grabs at NIFCA

29 October 2019

OVER $330 000 will be available to Barbados creatives in this year’s National Independence Festival of Creative Arts (NIFCA). Read More


Frenetic platform for poetry

25 October 2019

From creating a cultural space that allows their contemporaries to be socially conscious to creating history, Frenetic Arts is on a mission to take Barbadian spoken word to the international stage. Read More


Should Government provide back-to-school assistance for parents who lost their jobs because of COVID-19?