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Category Archive: Documentary, Entertainment, Film, Movie Review

‘Tweener Documentary Takes Look at Life from That Awkward Age

I Am Eleven Film Review by Kam Williams 11 is that awkward age when most boys are bashful and self-conscious about their cracking voices while the girls are gangly and getting their first period. If...

Event Honors Faith-Based Shorts In “The Year of Christian Film”

Feature film star Kelsey Scott has just joined the star-studded line up at the 12th Annual 168 Film festival, a red carpet awards show designed as an international celebration of faith in film. The...

Reverential Biopic Revisits Life of Free-Spirited Renaissance Woman

Film Review 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...

Kam’s Kapsules: For movies opening September 12, 2014

Weekly Previews That Make Choosing a Film Fun By Kam Williams BIG BUDGET FILMS  Dolphin Tale 2 (PG for mature themes) Cetacean sequel chronicles more true stories from the annals of Florida’s...

Husband Searches for Missing Wife in Surreal Erotic Thriller

The Strange Color of Your Body’s Tears Film Review by Kam Williams Dan Kristensen (Klaus Tange) could find no sign of his wife Edwige (Ursula Bedena) when he returned home from a business trip....

Owen Wilson and Zach Galifianakis Return to Roots in Irreverent Buddy Comedy

Are You Here Film Review by Kam Williams Sometimes you can appreciate what a movie might have been shooting for, even though the final cut falls far short of the mark. Such is the case with Are You...

Reverential Retrospective Chronicles Career of Flamboyant Iranian Artist

Fifi Howls from Happiness Film Review by Kam Williams Bahman Mohassess (1931-2010) had the misfortune of being born gay in a country hostile to homosexuality. Nevertheless, the flamboyant iconoclast...

Chadwick Channels James Brown in Nostalgic Jukebox Musical

Get on Up Film Review by Kam Williams Just last year, Chadwick Boseman successfully channeled the spirit of Jackie Robinson in 42, a powerful biopic about the Hall of Fame great who made history when...

TV SPECIAL HONORS THE ‘GODFATHER OF SOUL’

Nationwide (BlackNews.com) – If you’ve always loved his music, you won’t want to miss James Brown: The Man, The Music, & The Message, a new national syndicated television special saluting the...

AWARD-WINNING DIRECTOR, WRITER ALTON GLASS MAKES HISTORY AT THE 18TH ANNUAL AMERICAN BLACK FILM FESTIVAL, ‘CRU’

‘CRU’ sweeps festival, nabs all awards in nominated categories Los Angeles, CA (BlackNews.com) — Celebrated director, writer, producer Alton Glass is no stranger to the American Black Film...