Category : Mississippi

Southeast / Mississippi - 4 days ago

The Meg

Film Review by Kam Williams Disgraced Navy Captain Seeks Redemption in “Jurassic Jaws” Horror Homage Five years ago, Captain Jonas Taylor (Jason Statham) only managed to save half his crew when his research submarine was crippled by a massive, 75-...

Southeast / Mississippi - 1 week ago

BlacKkKlansman

Film Review by Kam Williams Black Cop Infiltrates Klan in Fact-Based Dramedy from Spike Lee Back in the Seventies, Ron Stallworth became the first African-American to join the Colorado Springs Police Department. The ambitious, young, college grad...

Southeast / Mississippi - 1 week ago

JPS Bond Referendum

COMMENTARY, Dear Citizens of Jackson, Dr. Jeanne Middleton Hairston, president, JPS Board of Trustees Jackson Public Schools (JPS) is the largest urban school district in the state of Mississippi, serving nearly 26,000 students and representing mo...

Southeast / Mississippi - 2 weeks ago

Eighth Grade

Film Review by Kam Williams Teen Angst Explored in Poignant Coming-of-Age Dramedy Kayla Day (Elsie Fisher) is starting her last week of middle school, and graduation can’t come soon enough for her. After all, the lonely, 13 year-old has just been...

Southeast / Mississippi - 2 weeks ago

Blindspotting film review

Film Review by Kam Williams Lifelong Friendship Tested by Police Shooting in Bay Area Buddy Dramedy Collin (Daveed Diggs) and Miles (Rafael Casal), who are black and white, respectively, have been best friends since they were kids. Now in their tw...

Southeast / Mississippi - 3 weeks ago

Teen Titans Go! To the Movies

Film Review by Kam Williams Inspired Adaptation of the Animated TV Series Arrives on the Big Screen Created by DC Comics back in 1964 to serve as sidekicks to members of the legendary Justice League, the Teen Titans is a talented team of superhero...

Southeast / Mississippi - 3 weeks ago

The Equalizer 2

Film Review by Kam Williams Denzel Reprises Role for First Time in Grisly Vigilante Thriller Although Denzel Washington has made about four dozen movies over the course of his legendary career, he’s never reprised a role until now. In The Equalize...

Southeast / Mississippi - 1 month ago

Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation

Film Review by Kam Williams Count Dracula Falls for Cruise Ship Captain with Hidden Agenda in Latest Episode of Animated Franchise The first two installments of this popular animated franchise were set at a hotel dedicated to creating a safe space...

Southeast / Mississippi - 1 month ago

Sorry to Bother You

Film Review by Kam Williams Ambitious Telemarketer Joins the 1% in Sophisticated Social Satire To describe Cassius Green (Lakeith Stanfied) as struggling would be a major understatement. He and his girlfriend Detroit (Tessa Thompson) are four mont...

Southeast / Mississippi - 1 month ago

15 Years of Building Our Future in Mississippi

Fifteen years ago, the Nissan Canton plant opened its doors and brought opportunity to Mississippi. Since then, our state has become a hub for world-class automotive manufacturing, thanks to the work of our team members and community partners. Wheth...

Southeast / Mississippi - 1 month ago

Uncle Drew

Film Review by Kam Williams It’s Geriatric Legends vs. Youngbloods in Rucker Park Hoops ComedyRucker Park is home to a popular basketball tournament staged since 1950 on an outdoor court located at 155th Street in Harlem. Many promising prospects...

Southeast / Mississippi - 1 month ago

Sicario: Day of the Soldado

Film Review by Kam Williams Feds Fight Bad Hombres in Gory Border War Sequel I can’t think of a movie that has ever been more timely. Just as the debate about the detention of undocumented aliens has reached a fevered pitch, here we have a film re...