Category : Mississippi

Southeast / Mississippi - 4 months ago

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Film Review by Kam WilliamsBFFs Play Cutthroat Version of Kids Game in Fact-Based Cat-and-Mouse Comedy As kids, five BFFs from Spokane, Washington began playing Tag with no idea that, over the intervening years, an innocuous children’s game might g...

Southeast / Mississippi - 4 months ago

Anthony Bourdain

The “Parts Unknown” Interview with Kam Williams (Reprinted from 2014) A Treasured Tete-a-Tete with the Late Great Chef Chef, author and world traveler Anthony Bourdain was an outspoken trailblazer with unique insights about food, culture and curre...

Southeast / Mississippi - 4 months ago

Fear can immobilize you

Fear can immobilize you Dr. E. Faye Williams / May 24, 2018Share this article: Every time we turn on television, we hear “Breaking News” and it’s always something worse than the last news. It’s beginning to make many fearful of what could possibly...

Southeast / Mississippi - 4 months ago

Carter & June

Film Review by Kam Williams Bank Heist Dramedy Has Shades of Baby Driver Baby Driver was this critic’s pick for the #1 movie of 2017. It never takes very long for idea-bereft Hollywood to imitate a big hit. Exhibit A: Carter & June, a bank robb...

Southeast / Mississippi - 4 months ago

The Gospel According to André

Film Review by Kam Williams Riveting Retrospective Chronicles Career of Flamboyant Fashionista André Leon Talley was born on October 16, 1949 in Washington, DC, but raised in Durham, NC by his maternal grandmother, Bennie Davis. Even though she wa...

Southeast / Mississippi - 5 months ago

George Takei

The “American” Interview with Kam Williams Legendary Thespian Reflects on Mistreatment of Japanese-Americans during WWII Despite an enviable career spanning six decades, George Takei remains best- known around the world for his founding role in th...

Southeast / Mississippi - 5 months ago

Pope Francis: A Man of His Word

Film Review by Kam Williams Papal Profile Paints Intimate Portrait of the People’s Pontiff Who is Pope Francis? Baptized Jorge Mario Bergoglio, he was born in Argentina on December 17, 1936. He would follow his calling at an early age by entering...

Southeast / Mississippi - 5 months ago

Life of the Party

Film Review by Kam Williams Just-Dumped Divorcee’ Returns to College in Bawdy, Midlife Crisis Comedy Deanna Miles (Melissa McCarthy) was a junior in college when she got pregnant and dropped out of school to have the baby. She married her boyfrien...

Southeast / Mississippi - 5 months ago

A Perilous Path

Book Review by Kam Williams Talking Race, Inequality and the Law by Sherrilyn Ifill, Loretta Lynch, Bryan Stevenson and Anthony G. Thompson The New Press Hardcover, $14.99 126 pages ISBN: 978-1-62097-395-0   “We are definitely in challenging times...