Regina Hall

The “Girls Trip” Interview with Kam Williams   Ms. Hall’s Curtain Call! Regina Hall launched her career in the late Nineties while still earning a master’s degree from New York University. The accomplished actress will soon appear in Naked, a remake of the 2000 Swedish film Naken. The romantic comedy co-starring Marlon Wayans is set …

Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets

Film Review by Kam Williams   Besson Adapts Comic Book Series Novel into Hallucinogenic Sci-fi Spectacular In 1997, Luc Besson released The Fifth Element, a visually-captivating sci-fi adventure which netted four Cesars, including Best Film and Best Director. A couple of decades later, Luc is back with Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets, …

Girls Trip

Film Review by Kam Williams   BFFs Party in New Orleans in Raunchy Reunion Romp Ryan (Regina Hall), Sasha (Queen Latifah), Dina (Tiffany Haddish) and Lisa (Jada Pinkett Smith) have been friends since their college days in the Nineties. Back then, the tight-knit Flossy Posse partied as hard as they hit the books. After graduating, …

War for the Planet of the Apes

Film Review by Kam Williams   Trilogy Finale Pits Primates vs. Humans in Epic Showdown War for the Planet of the Apes is the 9th episode in the legendary film franchise that began almost a half-century ago with Planet of the Apes. The groundbreaking sci-fi adventure was based on the novel of the same name …

Andy Serkis and Joe Letteri

The “War for the Planet of the Apes” Interview with Kam Williams   Extraordinary Ape Mimic and Oscar-Winning Visual Effects Arrtist Expound on Latest Collaboration   If they handed out an Oscar for the best motion-capture performances, Andy Serkis would probably have quite a few trophies on his mantelpiece. The accomplished actor/director has provided the …

Despicable Me 3

Film Review by Kam Williams   Sequel Finds Gru Bonding with Long-Lost Bro before Facing Formidable Foe Despicable Me 3 is actually the 4th installment in the animated franchise, provided you count the prequel Minions, which some may consider a spin-off. Co-directed by Pierre Coffin, Kyle Balda and Eric Guillon, this episode revolves around Gru …