FIRE IN BABYLON

Reviewed by GREG KING Documentary Director: Stevan Riley. Like all great documentaries, Fire In Babylon has a broad appeal that goes beyond an interest in the subject matter. While Fire In Babylon is about the game of cricket it actually also delves into the politics of the sport and places it into the broader context of the social change that was occurring. In the late 60’s, the West Indies cricket team was regarded as something of a joke, and their pathetic on field performances were greeted with the derogatory term "Calypso Cricket." They also had to deal Continue reading