High School Sweethearts Reunite in Adaptation of Bittersweet Best Seller

The Best of Me Film Review by Kam Williams High School Sweethearts Reunite in Adaptation of Bittersweet Best Seller   The real test of a good tearjerker is whether or not it moves you to tears. And this movie managed to make me cry in spite of myself. As this film unfolded, I frequently found […]

Downey and Duvall Square-Off in Character-Driven Courtroom Drama

The Judge Film Review by Kam Williams Downey and Duvall Square-Off in Character-Driven Courtroom Drama Hank Palmer (Robert Downey, Jr.) is a very successful, criminal defense attorney with a good reason to hide his humble roots. After all, he was a rebellious kid who frequently landed in trouble with the law while growing up in […]

Jeremy Renner Riveting in True Tale as Intrepid Investigative Journalist

Kill the Messenger Film Review by Kam Williams Jeremy Renner Riveting in True Tale as Intrepid Investigative Journalist     In August of 1996, the San Jose Mercury News published an eye-opening expose’ detailing exactly how the Central Intelligence Agency had orchestrated the importation of crack cocaine from Nicaragua as well as its distribution in […]

Overcoming-the-Odds Biopic Recounts Rise of Aspiring Opera Singer

One Chance Film Review by Kam Williams Overcoming-the-Odds Biopic Recounts Rise of Aspiring Opera Singer   For as long as Paul Potts (James Corden) can remember, all he every wanted to do was sing. Blessed with a big voice, the chubby boy sang everywhere as a child, whether in the shower, walking down the street, riding […]

Crooked Judges Imprison Minors for Kickbacks in Expose about Pay-to-Play Scheme

  Kids for Ca$h Film Review by Kam Williams   Anybody who needs a new reason to hate lawyers ought to check out this shocking documentary chronicling a pay-to-play scheme whereby a couple of crooked judges, Michael Conahan and Mark Ciavarella, enriched themselves at the expense of adolescents unlucky enough to be arrested in Luzerne County, Pennsylvania. […]