Civil War Saga Chronicles Exploits of Confederate Soldier-Turned-Slave Revolt Leader

  Free State of Jones Film Review by Kam Williams Civil War Saga Chronicles Exploits of Confederate Soldier-Turned-Slave Revolt Leader While the slave raids led by Nat Turner and John Brown have been well documented in the annals of American history, the relatively-successful exploits of another notorious abolitionist insurrectionist have somehow slipped through the cracks. […]

It’s Surfer vs. Shark in Harrowing Tale of Survival Offshore

  The Shallows Film Review by Kam Williams It’s Surfer vs. Shark in Harrowing Tale of Survival Offshore Nancy Adams (Blake Lively) was so shaken by her mother’s (Janelle Bailey) untimely death that she’s dropped out of med school. In order to feel closer to her dearly departed mom, she’s decided to vacation at the […]

Ex-Black Op Agents Go Rogue in High Body-Count Revenge Thriller

  Vigilante Diaries Film Review by Kam Williams Ex-Black Op Agents Go Rogue in High Body-Count Revenge Thriller Vigilante Diaries is a movie that’s hard to pigeonhole only because it doesn’t have a coherent plotline. What I can say with confidence is that this balls-out action flick features a high attrition-rate as well a measure […]

Suave CIA Agent Enlists Assistance of Nerdy Accountant in Odd Couple Comedy

  Central Intelligence Film Review by Kam Williams Suave CIA Agent Enlists Assistance of Nerdy Accountant in Odd Couple Comedy Back in high school, Calvin (Kevin Hart) was voted “Most Likely to Succeed” while his chubby pal Bob (Dwayne Johnson) was being bullied by classmates because of his weight.. But that was a couple of […]

Elusive Illusionists Resurface for Another Mesmerizing, Mindbending Adventure

  Now You See Me 2 Film Review by Kam Williams Elusive Illusionists Resurface for Another Mesmerizing, Mindbending Adventure It’s been three years since we last saw the world’s greatest illusionists, aka the Four Horsemen, playing a dangerous game of cat-and-mouse with the FBI. Now, the master magicians have resurfaced for a mesmerizing, mindbending adventure […]

Tomboy-Turned-Dancer Seeks Acceptance in Atmospheric, Coming-of-Age Drama

  The Fits Film Review by Kam Williams Tomboy-Turned-Dancer Seeks Acceptance in Atmospheric, Coming-of-Age Drama Toni (Royalty Hightower) is an 11 year-old girl growing up in the rough projects of inner-city Cincinnati. The prepubescent adolescent keeps out of trouble by hanging out at the local recreation center with her big brother, Jermaine (Da’Sean Minor) and […]

Goofy Spoof of Fifties Sci-Fi Flicks Explores Issue of Race in America

  Destination Planet Negro Film Review by Kam Williams Goofy Spoof of Fifties Sci-Fi Flicks Explores Issue of Race in America It is 1939, and we find a committee of African-American leaders seeking a solution for the “Negro problem.” The group agrees that blacks seem permanently relegated to second-class status because of lynchings, Jim Crow […]

Against-the-Odds Documentary Chronicles the Inspirational Ascension of Youtube Singing Sensation

  Presenting Princess Shaw Film Review by Kam Williams Against-the-Odds Documentary Chronicles the Inspirational Ascension of Youtube Singing Sensation By day, Samantha Montgomery cared for the elderly as an orderly in a New Orleans old folks home. After hours, however, the aspiring singer/songwriter spent most of her free time pursuing her elusive dream of superstardom. […]