Reel Shorts | Inception

16 07 2010

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

Sweet Dreams Are Made of These!
There are very few directors who have the ability to not only create art, but to also impact the culture. After redefining the comic crime genre with 2008’s “The Dark Knight,” Christopher Nolan’s latest film, “Inception” is a cinematic tsunami bursting with visual creativity and unbridled imagination. To simply call it a movie minimizes Nolan’s visionary achievement. “Inception” is an unforgettable experience that will stay with you — even into your dreams. Read the rest of this entry »

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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 | Star Trek

8 05 2009

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Forty-three years after Gene Roddenberry introduced audiences to the final frontier, director J.J. Abrams’ gives fans a thrilling love letter with his prequel, “Star Trek.” The film is a heart-stopping, adrenline-fueled, action packed summer juggernaut that is a fitting companion to the landmark series. Read the rest of this entry »





Conversation with . . . Zoe Saldana!

6 05 2009

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With the release of the highly anticipated summer blockbuster, “Star Trek, Dominican seductress Zoe Saldana is poised to take her skyrocketing career to the next level. The only member of the U.S.S. Enterprise’s “Boys Club” sits down with Damien Smith to talk about her involvement in the film. Read the rest of this entry »





Reel Images | Terminator Salvation

21 03 2009

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Here are a couple of the newest film posters from the upcoming summer sci-fi futuristic potential blockbuster, “Terminator Salvation.” Read the rest of this entry »





Reel Shorts | Ocean’s Thirteen

7 06 2007

Hollywood’s smoothest criminals return to the Vegas strip for one last huge heist in the enjoyable, “Ocean’s Thirteen.” While this film is much better than its predecessor, “Twelve,” it also reminds us that this ultra-talented group needs to stop while the going is good. Read the rest of this entry »





Reel Shorts | Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End

25 05 2007

After an unsatisfactory voyage in Curse of the Black Pearl, the fun and adventure returns in “Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End.” This latest film finds the bodacious buccaneers returning to the high seas to save Captain Jack Sparrow and all his pirate brethren. Read the rest of this entry »