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Interstellar: Film Review by Kam Williams

Interstellar: Film Review by Kam Williams

Altruistic Astronauts Seek Alternate for Earth in Post-Apocalyptic Adventure Christopher Nolan is one of my favorite directors, and four of his pictures have made my annual Top Ten List, including Memento, The Dark Knight, Batman Begins [...]

Kam’s Kapsules: Weekly Previews That Make Choosing a Film Fun

Kam’s Kapsules: Weekly Previews That Make Choosing a Film Fun

by Kam Williams For movies opening November 14, 2014 BIG BUDGET FILMS Beyond the Lights (PG-13 for profanity, mature themes, sexuality and partial nudity) Romance drama about a suicidal superstar (Gugu Mbatha-Raw) who falls in love [...]

Beyond the Lights: Film Review by Kam Williams

Beyond the Lights: Film Review by Kam Williams

Screen Chemistry Abounds in Superstar-Bodyguard Romantic Romp Noni (Gugu Mbatha-Raw) has it all, or so it seems. After years of trying to make it, the emerging pop singer is finally on the brink of superstardom, thanks [...]

Film Review: Dear White People By Dwight Brown

Film Review: Dear White People By Dwight Brown

By Dwight Brown NNPA Film Critic “Dear White people: The minimum requirement of Black friends needed to not seem racist has just been raised…to two.”  Biting satire abounds in this witty, edgy ode to racism in [...]

‘Joe Turner’s Come and Gone’ Comes to TSU

‘Joe Turner’s Come and Gone’ Comes to TSU

By Janice Malone NASHVILLE, TN — The Tennessee State University Department of Communications and its Theatre Program will present Joe Turner’s Come and Gone by African American playwright August Wilson on November 6, 7, & 8, [...]

SistaStyle Productions Revives ‘The Mountaintop’

SistaStyle Productions Revives ‘The Mountaintop’

By Janice Malone NASHVILLE, TN — SistaStyle Productions is pleased to announce a revival of their critically acclaimed 2012 limited engagement of Katori Hall’s award-winning play THE MOUNTAINTOP scheduled for performances November 1 through 15 at [...]

Private Peaceful: Film Review by Kam Williams

Private Peaceful: Film Review by Kam Williams

Siblings Fall for Same Lass in Incestuous Romance Drama Tommo (George MacKay) and Charlie Peaceful (Jack O’Connell) had a healthy sibling rivalry while growing up in Devon at the dawn of the 20th Century. The brothers [...]

Wish I Was Here  DVD Review by Kam Williams

Wish I Was Here DVD Review by Kam Williams

Zach Braff DVD Features Delightful, Dysfunctional Family Dramedy As an actor, Zach Braff is most closely associated with the character J.D. from Scrubs, the Emmy-winning sitcom which enjoyed a nine-year run on network television from 2001 [...]

Addicted: Film Review By Kam Williams

Addicted: Film Review By Kam Williams

Zane Steamy Best Seller Adapted into Moralizing, Melodramatic Soap Opera I’m not sure whether in these more enlightened, politically correct times I’m allowed to call a movie a “chick flick” anymore. But when I went to [...]

Nashville to ‘Sing for Sickle Cell’ at Benefit Concert

Nashville to ‘Sing for Sickle Cell’ at Benefit Concert

By A.J. Dugger III The Memphis-based Sickle Cell Foundation of Tennessee has recently expanded to Nashville. “We’re providing education to the community,” said Trevor Thompson, founder and CEO of The Sickle Cell Foundation of Tennessee. “Sickle [...]

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