Reel Shorts | Sanctum

4 02 2011

Chaos ensues when an underwater cave diving team experiences a life-threatening crisis and must fight against insurmountable odds to survive in the disappointing aqua action-thriller, Sanctum. Read the rest of this entry »





Reel Shorts | The Expendables

13 08 2010

This feature first appeared in Jet Magazine.com. To read this review at its original source, click here.

In a year of big films, Sylvester Stallone’s latest threatens to dwarf them all with sheer action star power. His all-star extravaganza, “The Expendables” may not be the best film of the summer but this supercharged story literally dripping with testosterone easily is the most fun!

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Trailer Park | Faster

23 07 2010

Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson stars in his grittiest film to date, the revenge action drama, “Faster.” Directed by George Tillman (“Soul Food), the film looks like a pure action adrenline rush! Read the rest of this entry »





Reel Shorts | District B13: Ultimatum

5 02 2010

Three years after the events of the “District B-13,” the authorities are attempting to return law and order to ravaged District 13 in the next chapter of the story, “District B13: Ultimatum. ” Guest critic, Kam Williams cast a critical eye toward this French territorial gang drama. Read the rest of this entry »





Reel Shorts | From Paris with Love

5 02 2010


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Throughout the history of Hollywood, there is no one character more romanticized than the super spy. In his latest film, “From Paris with Love,” John Travolta may lack the charm of James Bond and the subtlety of Jason Bourne but teamed with a overwhelmed novice, he absolutely dominates the proceedings in this highly-enjoyable international adventure. Read the rest of this entry »





Reel Shorts | Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

15 07 2009

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Under a dark cloud of mystery and impending doom, the sixth installment of the second best franchise in motion picture history, “Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince,” magically unfolds and establishes this film as the best in the legendary series. Read the rest of this entry »





Conversation with . . . Marlon Wayans

28 05 2009

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As a member of the “first family of Black comedy,” Marlon Wayans has two projects this summer – one behind and the other in front of the camera and if the plan works out he’ll be dancing all the way to the bank! Read the rest of this entry »





Reel Shorts | X-Men Origins: Wolverine

1 05 2009

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With recent reboots and origins films from “Batman” to “Iron Man” any new superhero films need to understand that the bar has been significantly raised. In the first of many potential introductory films, “X-Men Origins: Wolverine” gives us a glimpse into the mind of the snarling, cigar-chomping tough guy. Unfortunately all of the action doesn’t obscure the film’s lack of heart and soul. Read the rest of this entry »