Reel Reviews | 11/4/08

27 10 2010

by Kam Williams

Participatory Documentary Revisits Historic Presidential Election of 2008
If you want a chance to wax nostalgic about how just two years ago the country came together like on no other occasion since 9/11/01, you might like to check out 11/4/08, a documentary revisiting the events surrounding the historic election of Presidential Barack Obama. Director Jeff Deutchman refers to his movie as a “participatory” venture because it is essentially a cinematic collage cobbled together from numerous video snippets recorded on Election Day.

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Big Will Getting “Suspicious?”

28 02 2010

After a near two-year hiatus, international superstar actor, Will Smith may finally be ready to go back to work. While he has been attached to several rumored projects, Smith apparently has his eye set on working on an old-school classic. Read the rest of this entry »

Precious Dominates Image Awards

27 02 2010

A year ago, newly-elected President Barack Obama dominated the NAACP Image Awards. But this go-round, the movie “Precious” enjoyed that honor, walking away with a half-dozen trophies in the movie categories, including Best Picture, Director (Lee Daniels), Independent Film, Actress (Gabby Sidibe), Supporting Actress (Mo’Nique) and Screenplay (Geoffrey Fletcher). As for television, Tyler Perry’s House of Payne proved the voters’ favorite, netting four awards. Read the rest of this entry »

Conversation with . . . Will.i.Am

1 05 2009

More and more musicians are storming the shores of Hollywood bringing their audiences with them to the big screen. The latest on the scene is Black Eyed Peas frontman and Barack Obama supporter Will.i.Am. He sat down with Kam Williams to share his thoughts on the President and his big screen debut in “X-Men Origins: Wolverine.” Read the rest of this entry »

Conversation with . . . Nia Long

6 03 2009

The lovely Nia Long sat down recently for a interview with RollingOut TV to discuss several issues near and dear to her heart. In an industry built on glitz and glamour, Long not only posesses both but also a deep understanding of who she is. Read the rest of this entry »