Reel Shorts | Just Wright

14 05 2010

by Kam Williams

Unlike contemporary romantic comedies, the pairing of Queen Latifah and Common in “Just Wright” has produced a very enjoyable, warm affectionate film. Kam Williams takes a look at this winning sports themed story. Read the rest of this entry »

21 Favorite Romantic Films

18 07 2009

Love Jones
With the release of one my colleagues, Brandon Fibbs, ABSOLUTELY favorite movie of the year, (500) Days of Summer, we take a look at our 21 Favorite Romantic Films. Read the rest of this entry »

First Look | Thrilla in Manilla

7 04 2009

This Saturday, HBO Films presents a documentary about one of the most celebrated boxing matches of the last half of the 20th Century. The third and final epic bout between Joe Frazier and Muhammad Ali affectionately known as the “Thrilla in Manilla.” Read the rest of this entry »

Black Film Classics | The Hurricane

3 04 2009


Ten years ago, two-time Oscar winner Denzel Washington gave arguably one of his finest performances of his long distinguished career in the emotionally stirring prison drama, “The Hurricane.” Read the rest of this entry »

Latifah’s Next Role is “Wright” On Time!

28 03 2009

queen-latifahDisney may have given up on a physical therapist Cinderella, but Fox Searchlight didn’t, and now Queen Latifah will be putting on the nurse’s scrubs and hoping for romance in “Just Wright.” Read the rest of this entry »

Trailer Park | April Releases!

27 03 2009


As we continue to inch closer to the summer movie season kicking off in several weeks, we take a look at a cinematic potpourri of films slated for release in April. Read the rest of this entry »

Reel Shorts | Pride

20 03 2007

Two years ago, Terrence Howard either starred or co-starred in a Samuel L. Jackson-esque seven films. With an Oscar nomination under his belt and nine more films in various stages of production, Howard now receives access to much better scripts, and it clearly shows in his latest inspirational film, “Pride.” Read the rest of this entry »