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12 Strong
Aesthetically Speaking, Articles, Columns, Kam Williams

12 Strong

Film Review by Kam Williams Adaptation of Best Seller Chronicles Exploits of Special Forces Unit Deployed to Afghanistan A few days after 9/11, President George W. Bush visited Ground Zero where he delivered his iconic Bullhorn Speech standing atop a pile of rubble. Rising to the occasion, he assured the rescue workers and the rest…

I, Tonya
Aesthetically Speaking, Articles, Columns, Kam Williams

I, Tonya

Film Review by Kam Williams   Revisionist Biopic Recasts Disgraced Olympic Skater as Sympathetic Figure On January 6, 1994, while waiting to compete in the U.S. Figure Skating Championship competition, top-ranked Nancy Kerrigan’s (Caitlin Carver) knee was smashed by a billy club-wielding hit man named Shane Stant (Ricky Russert). After the cowardly attack in the…

The Post
Aesthetically Speaking, Articles, Columns

The Post

Film Review by Kam Williams   Hanks and Streep Co-Star in Spielberg Freedom of the Press Period Piece   The Post is a picture fated to be compared to a couple of classic newsroom thrillers: All the President’s Men (1976) and Spotlight (2015). Like the former, it’s set in Washington, D.C. in the Seventies and…

What Lies Upstream
Aesthetically Speaking, Articles, Kam Williams

What Lies Upstream

Film Review by Kam Williams   Eco-Expose’ Warns of Dire Consequences of Unchecked Pollution On January 9, 2014, a coal industry cleansing agent called MCHM started leaking from an above-ground storage tank into West Virginia’s Elk River. The major chemical spill was covered up by Freedom Industries, the company that owned and operated the tank….

Katt Williams
Aesthetically Speaking, Articles, Columns, Kam Williams

Katt Williams

The “Father Figures” Interview with Kam Williams   Katt’s Back! Legendary stand-up comedian, actor and rapper Katt Williams has enjoyed an impressive career seeded with thousands of stage shows in sold-out arenas, a laundry list of starring roles on the small screen and memorable performances in major box office hits. The film Father Figures marks…

Mudbound
Aesthetically Speaking, Articles, Kam Williams

Mudbound

Film Review by Kam Williams   Returning WWII Vets Forge Unlikely Friendship across Color Line in Searing Southern Saga Dateline: Mississippi, 1946, which means many of the Magnolia State’s soldier native sons are making the adjustment back to civilian life after serving overseas during World War II.. But the fighting isn’t over for Sergeant Ronsel…

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