Month: March 2014

PRINCE AND 3RDEYEGIRL PERFORM LIVE ON THE ARSENIO HALL SHOW

I really wanted to see Prince perform live in London several weeks ago but it just seemed as if the only ones privy to the following information – dates, venue details and times were ‘industry folk’, annoying famous faces and their hangers-on. I almost lost it when I saw photographs on The Daily Mail website of Kate Moss and Rita Ora (to name but a few) attending his show at Ronnie Scotts. It just looked as if only the well connected and famous []

ARISE TV 360 INTERVIEWS BLACK BRITISH ENTREPRENEUR SIMONE BRESI-ANDO

Founder of The I’mPOSSIBLE conversation and entrepreneur Simone Bresi-Ando discusses the first international edition of the  I’mPOSSIBLE Conversation which will take place in New York today (March 6th). A laptop, an idea and a dream. That is what I started out with in 2009. I still have that laptop, the ideas keep flooding in and my dreams are so big they often scare me. To get to this point has been grit, blood, sweat and tears. It’s also being random acts of []

CARIBBEAN FILM PREMIER: KEEPING UP WITH THE JONESES -THE MOVIE (TRAILER)

After its successful run on the small screen, the hit Caribbean TV series from Barbados “Keeping Up With The Joneses” (KUWTJ) has now moved to the big screen in the UK. “KUWTJ: The Movie” is centred around the fictional Jones family (father Irving, mother Angela, daughter Tracy and son Nathan) who became famous after starring in a TV reality show. Life is going well but when the Joneses are kidnapped at a beach picnic, all seems to be lost. But hope is []

MP FOR TOTTENHAM DAVID LAMMY TACKLES THE REAL ISSUES FACING US LONDONERS… WE NEED MORE CINEMAS

Labour’s David Lammy has spoken out about the lack of cinemas in London. According to The Evening Standard the MP for a struggling and angry Tottenham undertook research which found 27 out of the 73 constituencies in London had no cinema. An INCENSED Lammy said:  “It’s as if poor people have been written out of the script when it comes to cinema in London. “It’s unacceptable that there are still so many constituencies across the capital where people are expected to travel into the []

WILL SMITH AND JADEN SMITH WIN ‘WORST ACTOR’ AND ‘SUPPORTING ACTOR’ AT RAZZIE AWARDS 2014

Will Smith and his son Jaden Smith have both won Razzie Awards for their efforts in the sci-fi film After Earth. The father and son won three awards,  Jaden Smith for worst actor, Will Smith for worst supporting actor and worst screen combo. After Earth cost $130m (£78m) to make and was co-written by Will Smith and directed by M Night Shyamalan. The film only grossed $60m at the US and Canadian box office. Jaden and Will did not attend the ceremony. The Golden []

UK TV: LENNY HENRY WRITES BBC DRAMA BASED ON HIS TEENAGE YEARS AND RISE TO FAME

Comedian and actor Lenny Henry has written a one-off BBC drama based on his teenage years and his rise to fame. The drama titled Danny And The Human Zoo tells the story of a teenage impressionist growing up in a Jamaican family in 1970s Dudley (Birmingham). Lenny who grew up in Dudley launched his career starring in the controversial Black And White Minstrel Show and later appeared on the hit talent show New Faces. When asked about the up and coming drama Lenny said: “I’m []