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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 [...]

Fury: Film Review by Kam Williams

Fury: Film Review by Kam Williams

By Kam Williams Brad Pitt Stars as Tank Commander in WWII Battle Flick  It is April of 1945, and the Allies are making major inroads across the European theater. However, Adolf Hitler has responded to the [...]

Dear White People: Film Review by Kam Williams

Dear White People: Film Review by Kam Williams

By Kam Williams Social Satire Takes Sophisticated Look at Race Relations in the Ivy League The academics are tough enough at Winchester University, a mythical Ivy League institution. It’s too bad that black students there also [...]

Hot City Entertainment Represents Memphis Talent

Hot City Entertainment Represents Memphis Talent

By A.J. Dugger III For 15 years, Hot City Entertainment has launched the music careers of many talented musicians in the mid-south. “We’re giving these young well-deserving artists the opportunity to be seen and heard. That’s [...]

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Holds 15th Annual Light The Night Walk

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Holds 15th Annual Light The Night Walk

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society and presenting sponsor Sarah Cannon will hold the 15th annual Light The Night Walk Friday, Oct. 10, at 5:30 p.m. at LP Field. Each year, The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society holds its [...]

Film Review: Denzel Does Vigilante in Adaptation of Eighties TV Series

Film Review: Denzel Does Vigilante in Adaptation of Eighties TV Series

By Kam Williams On the surface, Robert McCall (Denzel Washington) is a perfectly-pleasant, hail fellow well met. By day, the affable widower is employed as a sales associate at a hardware superstore where he jokes with [...]

Film Review: Reverential Biopic Revisits Life of Free-Spirited Renaissance Woman

Film Review: Reverential Biopic Revisits Life of Free-Spirited Renaissance Woman

By Kam Williams Altina Schinasi (1907-1999) was lucky enough to be born with the proverbial silver spoon in her mouth. The youngest of three girls, her parents were Sephardic Jews of humble origin who immigrated to [...]

This Is Where I Leave You: Film Review by Kam Williams

This Is Where I Leave You: Film Review by Kam Williams

Family Grieves Patriarch in Droll Dramedy Based on Best Seller By Kam Williams When Mort Altman (Will Swenson) passes away, his children return home reasonably expecting to remain in town briefly. After all, despite being raised [...]

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