Featured Trailer | Hanna

5 02 2011

One of our favoite guilty pleasure movies of 2010 was the violent super-hero film, Kick-Ass which featured a star-making turn by young Chloe Morentz as the dynamic killing machine, Hit-Girl. This year’s version of that story is the CIA thriller, Hanna starring Saoirse Ronan as a neck-snapping teenage assasin. Read the rest of this entry »

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 | Kick-Ass

29 07 2010

by Kam Williams

Pint-Sized Superhero Adventure Arrives on DVD
This Marvel Comics superhero adventure because it revolves around a foul-mouthed, 11 year-old heroine who takes delight in spilling the blood of every last one of her evil adversaries. Plus, other underage characters are depicted engaging in a variety of morally-objectionable activities ranging from premarital sex to smoking Marijuana to sadistic slaughter. Read the rest of this entry »

Reel Shorts | Salt

23 07 2010

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

Jolie Shines Despite Script’s Imperfections!
The year of the female action hero continues with Angelina Jolie forcefully announcing her presence in Hollywood’s boys club in the political action thriller “Salt.” While Jolie’s performance is on par with her male counterparts, the film is sabotaged by a confusing script that fails to give the audience a protagonist to rally around.

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FilmGordon Radio | 4.15.10

15 04 2010

It’s Tax Day 2010, we prove once again that there’s nothing more certain than Death, Taxes and . . . movies! On the latest episode of “Keeping It Reel” with FilmGordon we talk “Treme,” “The Ones That Got Away” with James Hill and count them SIX movie reviews of films in theater tomorrow! Read the rest of this entry »