Five Favs Comic Book Movies

1 10 2010

The recent success of “Kick-Ass” and the release of “Iron Man 2” on DVD, films based on comic books have become Hollywood’s gold standard for success. With a slew of high-profile films coming to theaters in the near future, we take a look at Five Fav Comic Book movies featuring African-Americans heroes and heroines fighting bad guys and saving the world – on the big screen! Read the rest of this entry »





DVD Den | Iron Man 2

28 09 2010

by Kam Williams

DVD Features Downey in Sequel as Marvel Comics Superhero
What makes “Iron Man” stand apart from other comic book superheroes is the title character’s savoir faire. Billionaire inventor Tony Stark is always quick with the clever quip, whether reacting flirtatiously to the arrival of a new employee (“I want one!”), impulsively entering the Monaco Grand Prix (“What’s the point of owning a race car if you can’t drive it?”), or dismissing an insufferable adversary (“You look like you have friends in low places.”). Read the rest of this entry »





Reel Shorts | Iron Man 2

7 05 2010

by Kam Williams

Marvel kicks off the summer movie season with one of the year’s most anticipated films, “Iron Man 2.” Kam Williams reviews this comic book blockbuster. Read the rest of this entry »





Cheadle’s Ten Gems

7 05 2010

Two-time Black Reel Award winner and Oscar nominee Don Cheadle has been an “overnight success” for the past 15 years. Since his unheraled film debut in “Hamburger Hill,” Cheadle has developed into a solid A-List actor who has displayed his versatility in a multitude of diverse roles. Read the rest of this entry »