African-American Mother and Son’s Adjustment to Autism Chronicled in Inspirational Biopic

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  Bass Clef Bliss Film Review by Kam Williams African-American Mother and Son’s Adjustment to Autism Chronicled in Inspirational Biopic     Before Terrence Partridge turned 2, his parents first noticed an arrest in his development of age-appropriate social skills. In fact, he actually started regressing soon thereafter, as words he had already been using […]

Nerdy Norwegian Shaken out of Comfort Zone in Quirky Character Study

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  1001 Grams Film Review by Kam Williams Nerdy Norwegian Shaken out of Comfort Zone in Quirky Character Study   For years, Marie (Ane Dahl Torp) served as her father, Ernst Ernst’s (Stein Winge), assistant in his capacity as the head of Norway’s Institute of Weights and Measures. The low-visibility government position enabled the homely […]

Drone Warfare Takes Toll on Pilot in Afghan War Saga

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  Good Kill Film Review by Kam Williams Drone Warfare Takes Toll on Pilot in Afghan War Saga     Tom Egan (Ethan Hawke) is a U.S. fighter pilot who was grudgingly grounded to fight the War on Terrorism via drone technology. The good news was that the reassignment meant his life would no longer […]

Nerdy Norwegian Shaken out of Comfort Zone in Quirky Character Study

  1001 Grams Film Review by Kam Williams Nerdy Norwegian Shaken out of Comfort Zone in Quirky Character Study   For years, Marie (Ane Dahl Torp) served as her father, Ernst Ernst’s (Stein Winge), assistant in his capacity as the head of Norway’s Institute of Weights and Measures. The low-visibility government position enabled the homely […]

Cop and Mob Widow Make Unlikely Bedfellows in Rollicking Road Comedy

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  Hot Pursuit Film Review by Kam Williams Cop and Mob Widow Make Unlikely Bedfellows in Rollicking Road Comedy   Vincente Cortez (Joaquin Cosio) has orchestrated over a hundred hits as the notorious kingpin of a drug cartel terrorizing Texas. However, he’s always beaten the rap, because the prime witnesses invariably disappear mysteriously before they […]

Lottery Winner Hosts TV Talk Show in Droll Character-Driven Dramedy

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  Welcome to Me Film Review by Kam Williams Lottery Winner Hosts TV Talk Show in Droll Character-Driven Dramedy   Let’s say you’re a diehard Oprah fan who has always wanted nothing more than to have your own television series just like your idol’s. What would you do if you hit it big in the […]

Mexican Drug War Saga Features Kidnapping, Corruption and Violence

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  Days of Grace Film Review by Kam Williams Mexican Drug War Saga Features Kidnapping, Corruption and Violence   Days of Grace is the title of Arthur Ashe’s moving memoir about his remarkable tennis career as well as his stoic battle with AIDS after receiving a contaminated blood transfusion. By contrast, Days of Grace, the […]

Gambler and Golfer Conspire to Fleece a Sucker in Cat-and-Mouse Caper

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  The Squeeze Film Review by Kam Williams Gambler and Golfer Conspire to Fleece a Sucker in Cat-and-Mouse Caper     Augie Baccas (Jeremy Sumpter) is a God-fearing golfing sensation who credits his phenomenal success on the links to a combination of hard work, talent and a belief in the Almighty. And the promising prodigy […]