The Sound and the “Fury”

Michael Pena & David Ayer The “Fury” Interview with Kam Williams  The Sound and the “Fury”   Michael Pena was born in Chicago on January 13, 1976 to immigrant parents from Mexico . After graduating from high school, he answered an open casting call for the sequel to To Sir, with Love. He landed a role, […]

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 […]

Culture Worrier: Reflections on Race, Politics and Social Change

Culture Worrier Reflections on Race, Politics and Social Change by Clarence Page Bolden Books Paperback, $17.00 448 pages ISBN: 978-1-932841-92-3 Book Review by Kam Williams “These pages represent some of the valuable lessons I’ve learned about people and media over the past three decades. Among them: 1) Politics is more than a game. 2) Nothing […]

Kodjoe Aglow!

Boris Kodjoe The “Addicted” Interview with Kam Williams Kodjoe Aglow!   From his big screen and television roles to his theater and entrepreneurial skills, Boris Kodjoe has proven to be one of Hollywood’s most sought-after talents. He is probably best known for his role as Damon Carter on the TV series “Soul Food.” He can […]

Top Ten DVD List for October 7, 2014

This Week’s DVD Releases by Kam Williams   Top Ten DVD List for October 7, 2014   Edge of Tomorrow http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00K2CHWOI/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20   A People Uncounted: The Untold Story of the Roma http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00LNJDESW/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20   Sleeping Beauty: Diamond Edition http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00KB3PZ60/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20   Jack and the Cuckoo-Clock Heart http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00JHH20VY/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20   The Great Train Robbery http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00LH98RKI/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20   Million Dollar Arm […]

Chillin’ with the Messenger!

Jeremy Renner The “Kill the Messenger” Interview with Kam Williams Chillin’ with the Messenger!   Jeremy Renner starred in The Hurt Locker, which won a half-dozen Academy Awards, including Best Picture and Best Director (Kathryn Bigelow). For his portrayal of Sgt. William James, he received many accolades, including his first Academy Award nomination, in the […]

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 […]