Reel Shorts | Rock of Ages

14 06 2012

Two kindred spirits find love amidst the manic background of sex, drugs and rock and roll in the entertaining musical, Rock of Ages. Read the rest of this entry »

Rock Star | Mary J. Blige

6 06 2012

Nine-time Grammy award winner, Mary J. Blige has performed in front of sold-out crowds for over two decades but in her latest film, Rock of Ages she flexs her acting chops alongside some of Tinseltown’s biggest stars. Read the rest of this entry »

Reel Shorts | Salt

23 07 2010

This review first appeared in Jet 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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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 »

Conversation with . . . Jada Pinkett Smith

8 06 2010

by Kam Williams

The Many Shades of Jada, from TV Nurse to Karate Kid’s Mom
Besides playing the title character on the TNT series “HawthoRNe,” which is starting its second season, Jada Pinkett Smith executive-produces the show through her production company, 100% Womon. With her husband, Will Smith, she is serving as producer of “The Karate Kid,” starring their son, Jaden, and also of Fela!, the Broadway musical nominated for 11 Tony Awards. Jada’s recent film credits include “Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa,” as the voice of Gloria, and director Diane English’s remake of “The Women.” Read the rest of this entry »

Reel Fashion | Penelope Cruz

29 05 2009

Replaced after four years as the face of Barcelona-based high street chain “Mango”, Oscar-winning actress Penelope Cruz still radiates class and charm. Read the rest of this entry »