Reel Shorts | Admission

22 03 2013

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A Princeton admissions officer who is up for a major promotion takes a professional risk after she meets a college-bound alternative school kid who just might be the son she gave up years ago in a secret adoption in the dramedy, Admission. Read the rest of this entry »

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Reel Shorts | Seeking a Friend for the End of the World

21 06 2012

An unfulfilled man who has drifted through life finds his purpose and someone to love as the planet faces extinction in the entertaining dramedy, Seeking A Friend for the End of the World. Read the rest of this entry »





Reel Shorts | The Rite

28 01 2011

A skeptical priest comes face to face with pure evil in the Anthony Hopkins screen-chomping thriller, The Rite. Read the rest of this entry »





Reel Shorts | Knight and Day

23 06 2010

by Kam Williams

Diaz and Cruise Crisscross the Planet in Dizzying Spoof of Spy Genre
This high-octane, espionage thriller is the epitome of escapist summer fare. It’s got all the basic ingredients the blockbuster recipe calls for to keep you thoroughly entertained for the duration, from a multi-layered mystery to international intrigue to breathtaking cinematography at exotic locales to death-defying stunts to generous helpings of screen chemistry served up by a couple of matinee idols. Read the rest of this entry »





Reel Shorts | The Karate Kid

11 06 2010

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

Kung-Fu Fighting!
One boy’s cross-cultural coming-of-age tale strongly resembles 1984’s “The Karate Kid,” but this latest version has more in common with several other prominent recent releases. With his performance in this film, Jaden Smith steps from his family’s long regal shadow to “announce his presence with authoritah!”

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Reel Shorts | Get Him to the Greek

4 06 2010

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

Diddy’s Peformace Far From “Greek” Tragedy!
Since 2004, nobody has produced as many laugh-out-loud on-screen moments as comic impresario Judd Apatow. “Get Him to the Greek” once again employs all of his now familiar trademarks — including a nerdy lead character who discovers his calling — mixed in with tons of sometimes painful laughs.

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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 »