‘Better Mus Come’ Will Be Huge

Better Mus’ Come is quite possibly the most significant Jamaican film since The Harder They Come. Consider the context. Global economic crisis, geopolitical realignment, political stagnation and a state of emergency. Jamaica 2010 you say? Yes, sadly. But also Jamaica 1977, the year in which the movie is set. The movie is a close examination of the lived experience of Jamaica’s underprivileged, especially the events surrounding the Green Bay Massacre. Given the recent assault on Tivoli, I hope it causes Jamaicans to consider many questions about where we are going and why we haven’t moved on.

Better Mus’ Come is directed by Storm Saulter and opens islandwide on October 13th.


About Blipsterfarian Logic

Ever feel like the coverage of entertainment, important social issues, ideas and discussion by Jamaican media is boring, stale and irrelevant? Well Blipsterfarian Logic is for you. Blipsterfarian Logic strives to highlight that Jamaicans enjoy diverse types of entertainment and have diverse interests.
This entry was posted in Film & TV and tagged , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

4 Responses to ‘Better Mus Come’ Will Be Huge

  1. YardEdge says:

    Yes, looking forward to this movie…though at some point I’d also like to see Jamaican movies hat are not about ghetto live, gunmen, and dancehall…

  2. Hopefully I will see it.

  3. Pingback: 2010 @ Blipsterfarian Logic: Part 1 | Blipsterfarian Logic

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s