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Published:Wednesday | April 28, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Members of an elite US Special Forces unit team up to bring down the enemy in 'The Losers'.the LosersPresumed dead seek revengeMembers of an elite United States Special Forces unit are sent into the Bolivian jungle on a search-and-destroy mission.

Published:Wednesday | April 28, 2010 | 12:00 AM

While major entertainment events in Jamaica depend on sponsorship for survival, according to booking manager for the Rototom Festival, Giovanni Vinci, with Rototom it is the other way round.Vinci...

Published:Wednesday | April 28, 2010 | 12:00 AM

If music be the food of life, then the capacity-sized audience which attended Jazz in the Gardens at The Jamaica Pegasus hotel on Sunday were treated to the finest cuisine and served by some of Jamaica's best - Harold Davis, O'Zoune, Jon Williams, Kathy Brown, Christopher McDonald, Andra'e Campbell, Dennis Rushton and Othneil Lewis.

Published:Wednesday | April 28, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Last Saturday, the second time around proved to be a charm for 24-year-old Davia Wilson, a student at the University of Technology.

Published:Wednesday | April 28, 2010 | 12:00 AM

After years of dating, Zoë has decided that waiting for the right one is taking too long. Determined to become a mother, she commits to a plan, makes an appointment and decides to go it alone. That same day, Zoë meets Stan, a man with real possibilities.

Published:Wednesday | April 28, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Jamaica Film Commission's creativity and distinctive flair in marketing the island as an attractive film location was celebrated recently with the runner-up award for Best Theme Booth at the Association of Film Commissioners...

Published:Wednesday | April 28, 2010 | 12:00 AM

NEW YORK (AP):For the first time ever, television and film productions that come from all over the world to shoot in the city will have to pay for the City Hall permits that have always been free, a major change in policy that Mayor Michael Bloomberg's...

Published:Tuesday | April 27, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Shoppers can boldly go where no man has gone before when Star Trek creator Gene Roddenberry's collection of personal effects and show memorabilia go up for auction.

Published:Tuesday | April 27, 2010 | 12:00 AM

While most of the top acts sparkled, it was the little-known deejay Food Kartel who stole the spotlight as he left patrons in a euphoric tizzy at Sunday night's concert phase at the 2010 Westmoreland Curry Festival at the Mannings School in Savanna-la-mar.

Published:Tuesday | April 27, 2010 | 12:00 AM

One lucky Edna Manley College of the Visual and Performing Arts (EMC) student will benefit from a scholarship started by Nice Time Productions, the company's third charity venture to date.

Published:Monday | April 26, 2010 | 12:00 AM

How to Train Your Dragon continues to breathe fire at the box office, while newer releases are mostly blowing smoke. The DreamWorks Animation adventure took in US$15 million to reclaim the number one spot in its fifth weekend of release.

Published:Monday | April 26, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Worrell King of King of Kings Promotions, which stages Western Consciousness annually, was in a good mood when he spoke at the launch of Western Consciousness 2010 last Thursday evening.

Published:Monday | April 26, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Montego Bay seemed like the place to be last week. GraceKennedy Financial Centre was officially opened in the resort city last Thursday and then a fab wedding yesterday. And there were happenings in the Corporate Area to boot.

Published:Monday | April 26, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Artists, by definition, take their private lives into public spaces. Public spaces are terrifying because they tend to attract the public. Once the lights go up, that public - unerring, unforgiving, unknown - becomes a jury. Meanwhile, the artist awaits the verdict, worrying she is too light or dark-skinned, too unrefined or educated, too green or dated - a thousand ways of not being good enough.

Published:Monday | April 26, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Sheila Hylton was juggling careers as a flight attendant and reggae singer in 1980 when she stepped into a London record store and bought a copy of The Police album, Reggatta de Blanc, which included the song The Bed's Too Big Without You.

Published:Monday | April 26, 2010 | 12:00 AM

A much-anticipated documentary about former New York governor Eliot Spitzer premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival last Saturday.

Published:Sunday | April 25, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Patsy Ricketts' pride in her children is clear. She said one son is into sound engineering, while the other has "a nice sing-jay voice". "They are twins," she clarified. Another does "a lot of work for Digicel" while her daughter does events for the same company. The youngest is singer Lil Joe.

Published:Sunday | April 25, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The new film, Disoriented Generation, was recently released in Britain. Independently financed by British actor Wil Johnson, who also stars in the film, along with writer-director Christian Ashaiku, the film follows the life of Ishmael, a young Nigerian man living in London.

Published:Sunday | April 25, 2010 | 12:00 AM

While the odds favour a lengthy prison sentence for Buju Banton on cocaine charges in the United States, Jamaican radio personality Lister Hewan-Lowe believes the reggae star will walk away from his trial a free man.

Published:Sunday | April 25, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Sitting around a table with a straight face, ladylike poise, eating a sandwich and drinking a cup of Ting from a straw, wiping her mouth gently at intervals, Andrea Wright was the total opposite of the character Delcita whom she has made popular in the theatre.

Published:Sunday | April 25, 2010 | 12:00 AM

On the Thursday afternoon that The Sunday Gleaner sat in on the tail end of Patricia 'Patsy' Ricketts' class with some extremely energetic Excelsior High School students, this writer was struck that all of them were taller than the instructor.

Published:Sunday | April 25, 2010 | 12:00 AM

For Justin Crellin, there are few more exciting sights than hundreds of nature-loving fans jamming to a reggae beat. Even after 30 years, it gets his blood pumping. Crellin is an organiser for the Reggae On The River (ROR) festival, an annual event that has its 26th staging on July 26 and 27 on the banks of the Eel River in northern California.

Published:Sunday | April 25, 2010 | 12:00 AM

In previous years, Douglas Prout had taken many a scrap of paper to the Actor Boy Awards Ceremony - but had never had a chance to reach into his pocket and reel off his mandatory 'thank yous'.

Published:Saturday | April 24, 2010 | 12:00 AM

LOS ANGELES (AP):A California appeals court on Thursday denied Roman Polanski's latest attempt to end his decades-old sex case, a move that could set the stage for the fugitive director's return to the United States.The California Second District Court...

Published:Saturday | April 24, 2010 | 12:00 AM

NEW YORK (AP):Producers of South Park said on Thursday that Comedy Central removed a speech about intimidation and fear from their show after a radical Muslim group warned that they could be killed for insulting the Prophet Muhammad.It came during about...

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