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Fear of a Black Republican DVD Review

Fear of a Black Republican DVD Review by Kam Williams Documentary Poses Question: Does the GOP Even Want the Black Vote? Have you ever noticed how few African-American Republicans there are? At any Grand Old Party gathering you see on TV, including the recent convention, there are generally so few blacks in attendance that they […]

Craig Robinson Interview

Craig Robinson The “Peeples” Interview with Kam Williams Headline: Craig Is Good “Peeples” Born in Chicago on October 25, 1971, Craig Robinson is currently appearing in the final season of “The Office” on NBC, where he portrays acerbic Dunder-Mifflin employee Darryl Philbin. He is definitely a world away from his original career intentions; before deciding […]

Unmade in China Film Review

Unmade in China Film Review by Kam Williams Headline: Big Brother Documentary Highlights American Filmmaker’s Frustrations in China Inspired by a Youtube video that went viral, Gil Kofman decided to make a movie about a lonely girl trapped in a basement. The L.A. director subsequently contracted to shoot the thriller, Case Sensitive, in China, the […]

Iron Man 3 Film Review

Iron Man 3  Film Review by Kam Williams Headline: Downey Back as Bon Vivant Billionaire/Smart Aleck Superhero This film represents the seventh installment in the Marvel Cinematic Universe series kickstarted by Iron Man 1 in 2008, and since followed in succession by The Incredible Hulk, Iron Man 2, Thor, Captain America and The Avengers. The […]

Aroused Film Review

Aroused  Film Review by Kam Williams Headline: Popular Porn Stars Bare Their Bodies and Souls in Revealing Documentary Have you ever been curious about how a woman became a porn star? Was it because of a drug habit? Or maybe out of desperation for money? How did she pick her stage name? Does she feel […]

Peeples Film Review

Peeples  Film Review by Kam Williams Headline: Blue-Collar Beau Meets Bourgie Fiancee’s Family in Fish-Out-of-Water Comedy After dating for over a year, Wade Walker (Craig Robinson) is head-over-heels in love with his girlfriend, Grace (Kerry Washington). He’s ready to pop the question, and has even purchased a ring, but there’s a slight problem: he still […]

The Great Gatsby Film Review

The Great Gatsby Film Review by Kam Williams Headline: DiCaprio Handles Title Role in 3-D Adaptation of Literary Classic F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby is an era-defining, literary masterpiece convincingly capturing the decadence, debauchery and self-destruction of privileged elites living in the lap of luxury at the height of the Roaring Twenties. Set out […]

Promised Land DVD Review

Promised Land  DVD Review by Kam Williams Headline: Timely Eco-Drama Examines Fracking Controversy In 2011, a disturbing documentary called Gasland was nominated for an Academy Award in the Best Documentary category. That eye-opening expose’ chronicled how energy companies had duped landowners in Pennsylvania and Colorado into signing over the drilling rights on their property while […]

Gangster Squad DVD Review

Gangster Squad DVD Review by Kam Williams Sean Penn Shines as Mickey Cohen in Biopic about Legendary Mobster Mickey Cohen (Sean Penn) was born and raised in Brooklyn where he started out as a prizefighter before moving to Chicago during Prohibition to become an enforcer for Al Capone. In the Forties, he was sent by […]

The Motherhood Diaries Book Review

The Motherhood Diaries:  A Humorous Look at Motherhood in the New Millennium by Reshonda Tate Billingsley Strebor Books Paperback, $15.00 220 pages ISBN: 978-1-59309-499-7 Book Review by Kam Williams “Ever since I was a little girl, I’ve kept a diary… Instead of writing out all the shenanigans of my life on paper, I [now] share […]