Posts Tagged with "Boxing"

The hard knocks of Ghett’a Life

Monday, August 29, 2011

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The hard knocks of Ghett’a Life

It’s a theme that’s all too familiar in the Jamaican stories that light up the celluloid screen, one that touches on the polarising power of politics and the seemingly institutionalised violence that plays out as a tragic corollary in garrison communities. Chris Browne’s “Ghett’a Life” is the latest in the line of such films, and […]

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‘Ghett’a Life’ gears up for summer release

Saturday, May 14, 2011

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‘Ghett’a Life’ gears up for summer release

The trailer is already in local cinemas and the buzz around “Ghett’a Life”, the new feature film from Chris Browne, is gathering momentum ahead of its scheduled release this summer. Written and directed by Browne, the film is “an explosive action drama that tells the riveting story of a teenager living in an inner-city community […]

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The Contender breathes life into boxing

Sunday, May 1, 2011

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The Contender breathes life into boxing

After many years of laying comatose in Jamaica, the sport of boxing has been recalled to life in a major way by the 15-week Wray & Nephew Contender boxing reality television series, which culminated on April 27 with the exciting middleweight championship fight between Rikardo “The Surgeon” Smith and Devon Moncrieffe at the Constant Spring […]

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