Category : Mississippi

Southeast / Mississippi - 2 months ago

A Wrinkle in Time

Film Review by Kam Williams Dazzling Adaptation of Beloved Children’s Classic Brought to the Big Screen Madeleine L’Engle finished writing “A Wrinkle in Time” in 1960, but the escapist fantasy was rejected by over two dozen publishers before it fi...

Southeast / Mississippi - 2 months ago

Gun safety is about freedom

COMMENTARY By Derrick JohnsonPresident and CEO, NAACP Fear at school was something the Little Rock Nine knew all too well. Facing vitriol, racism and merciless violence, the Little Rock Nine were escorted, for their own safety, by federal troops to...

Southeast / Mississippi - 2 months ago

Gringo

Film Review by Kam Williams Naive Nerd Abandoned by Boss in Mexico in Madcap Action Comedy Nerdy Harold Soyinka (David Oyelowo) is a loyal employee at Promethium Pharmaceuticals who has been patiently waiting for his chance to share in the success...

Southeast / Mississippi - 2 months ago

Foxtrot

Film Review by Kam Williams Israeli Couple Grieves Loss of Soldier Son in Poignant, Deliberately-Paced Drama Michael (Lior Ashkenazi) and Dafna Feldmann (Sarah Adler) live in Tel Aviv with their daughter Alma (Shira Haas). They also have a son, Jo...

Southeast / Mississippi - 3 months ago

The Envelope Please: Your Guide to the Oscars

by Kam Williams Who Will Win, Who Deserves to Win, Who Was Snubbed If you’re planning on entering an Oscar pool at the office or online, you might want to check out my pix first. After all, given my immersion in movies, movie biz and movie buzz, t...

Southeast / Mississippi - 3 months ago

Malcolm X: The Lost Tapes

Film Review by Kam Williams Intriguing Documentary Features Found Footage of Late Civil Rights Icon Malcolm X (1925-1965) is best remembered as the charismatic spokesperson for the Nation of Islam whose fiery speeches helped the Black Muslims’ ran...

Southeast / Mississippi - 3 months ago

Black Panther

Film Review by Kam Williams Chadwick Boseman Rises to the Occasion as African King/Marvel Superhero Chadwick Boseman has already made quite a career out of portraying a variety of prominent African-Americans, from football star Floyd Little (The Ex...