Mudbound

    Film Review by Kam Williams       Returning WWII Vets Forge Unlikely Friendship across Color Line in Searing Southern Saga     Dateline: Mississippi, 1946, which means many of the Magnolia State’s soldier native sons are making the adjustment back to civilian life after serving overseas during World War II.. But the …

Destined

Film Review by Kam Williams Cory Hardrict Stars as Both a Gangsta and an Architect in Alternate Reality, Sci-Fi Saga Sheed Smith (Cory Hardrict) is a drug dealer roaming Detroit’s mean streets in a bloody turf war being waged in the ‘hood where he was raised. Meanwhile, his doppelganger, Rasheed Smith (also Cory Hardrict), is …

The Star

Film Review by Kam Williams Animals Emerge as Unsung Heroes in Animated Version of the Birth of Christ Most movies based on the Bible have limited appeal beyond the faithful, because the stories are ordinarily dry adaptations basically recounting popular parables in straightforward fashion. A novel exception to the rule is The Star, an animated …

Cory Hardrict

The “Destined” Interview with Kam Williams   Cory’s Story! Born and raised in Chicago, Cory Hardrict immersed himself in the arts at an early age. His passion and talent led to an enviable and enduring movie and television career. His big screen credits include Gran Torino, Brotherly Love, American Sniper, Spectral, Crazy/Beautiful, Naked, Battle: Los …

No Greater Love

Film Review by Kam Williams Afghan War Documentary Chronicles Combat through Eyes of Grunts on the Ground In 2010, the 101st Airborne Division’s “No Slack” Infantry Battalion deployed to Afghanistan where it would face its fiercest combat since fighting the Viet Cong during the Tet Offensive. Embedded with the grunts was Army Chaplain Justin Roberts …

Roman J. Israel, Esq.

Film Review by Kam Williams Denzel Delivers Oscar-Quality Performance as Attorney with Asperger’s Roman J. Israel (Denzel Washington) is a high-functioning savant on the autism spectrum who has been practicing law in L.A. for the past 36 years. The brilliant attorney has spent most of his career under the radar, writing legal briefs in a …