Worst Films of 2012

20 12 2012

A-Thousand-Words

This year in film has featured many amazing trends and captivating performances. Despite so many great films at the box office, it is the bottom-feeders of cinema that is our focus. Read the rest of this entry »

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First Look | Steel Magnolias

3 07 2012

The trailer for the upcoming Lifetime movie African-American remake, Steel Magnolias has been released and while we believe it looks like its going to be very good, it also looks VERY familiar. Read the rest of this entry »





Conversation with . . . Common

18 05 2010

by Kam Williams

In his first leading role, rapper/actor Common headlines the romantic sports comedy, “Just Wright” opposite Queen Latifah. The spiritually grounded MC sat down with Kam Williams to talk about his latest film, his inspirations and what he sees when he looks into the mirror! Read the rest of this entry »





Reel Shorts | Just Wright

14 05 2010

by Kam Williams

Unlike contemporary romantic comedies, the pairing of Queen Latifah and Common in “Just Wright” has produced a very enjoyable, warm affectionate film. Kam Williams takes a look at this winning sports themed story. Read the rest of this entry »





DVD Den | Valentine’s Day

14 05 2010

by Kam Williams

If you’ve seen “Love Actually” (2003), then you have a decent idea of what to expect to get from this shameless rip-off with none of the charm of the delightful romantic comedy it so desperately seeks to emulate. The original, set in London during the Christmas season, engagingly explored an array of both lighthearted and sobering relationship issues through the prism of 10 couples in conflict. The essence of Love Actually’s appeal lay in the deceptive fashion in which its endearing characters were introduced, developed and serendipitously intertwined en route to a satisfying payoff. Read the rest of this entry »





Conversations with . . . Queen Latifah

13 05 2010

by Kam Williams

Just “La”
Dana Elaine Owens was born in Newark, New Jersey on March 18, 1970, the second child of Lance and Rita Owens, a police officer and a schoolteacher, respectively. The versatile entertainer first found fame in the world of hip-hop upon the release of her debut album “All Hail the Queen” while still in her teens. As Queen Latifah, she has since enjoyed an enviable recording and concert career featuring seven solo CDs plus countless collaborations with colleagues across a spectrum of musical genres. Read the rest of this entry »





Reel Images | Just Wright

6 05 2010

Here is a gallery for the Queen Latifah and Common basketball romantic comedy, “Just Wright.” Read the rest of this entry »