Tag: Kam Williams

Mayhem
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Mayhem

Film Review by Kam Williams Attorney and Client Turn on Abusive Law Firm in Revenge-Fueled Splatterfest Attorney Derek Cho (Steven Yeun) was a rising star working his way up the corporate ladder at Towers and Smythe when he was blindsided by a false accusation of making a million-dollar mistake. He was callously fired on the…

On Wings of Eagles
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On Wings of Eagles

Film Review by Kam Williams   Eric Liddell’s Missionary Work Memorialized in Bittersweet Sequel to “Chariots of Fire” Chariots of Fire (1981) chronicled the real-life exploits of Eric Henry Liddell (1902-1945), aka “The Flying Scotsman,” a world-class sprinter who won the gold medal in the 400-meter track race at the 1924 Summer Olympics in Paris….

Maggie Betts
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Maggie Betts

The “Novitiate” Interview with Kam Williams   Betting on Maggie! Maggie Betts is a native New Yorker and graduate of Princeton University. In 2011, she completed her first documentary, The Carrier, chronicling the plight of an HIV+ pregnant woman in rural Zambia. After premiering at the Tribeca Film Festival, the film went on to play…

1945
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1945

  Film Review by Kam Williams Holocaust Survivors Return to Hungarian Hometown in Poignant Postwar Drama It is August 12, 1945. Japan is reeling and on the verge of surrender in the wake of atomic bomb attacks on Hiroshima and Nagasaki. With Germany having surrendered to the Allies back in the spring, Europe is already…

Thank You for Your Service
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Thank You for Your Service

Film Review by Kam Williams   Wounded Warriors Readjust to Civilian Life in Adaptation of Heartbreaking Best Seller   In the spring of 2007, the Washington Post’s David Finkel accompanied a combat team of American infantrymen deployed to Baghdad at the start of the controversial surge ordered by President Bush. After being embedded for a…

Invisible Ink
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Invisible Ink

Book Review by Kam Williams   Invisible Ink Navigating Racism in Corporate America by Stephen M. Graham CreateSpace Paperback, $11.95 220 pages ISBN: 978-1-5411-7117-6   “It has always been a struggle for the relatively few African-Americans in corporate America who do exist, and it is made all the more difficult because we tend to operate…

Novitiate
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Novitiate

Film Review by Kam Williams Aspiring Nun Struggles with Vows in Coming-of-Age Drama Cathleen Harris (Margaret Qualley) was being raised in rural Tennessee in the Fifties when she started exhibiting an interest in God at an early age. That fixation was a little disconcerting to her single mom (Julianne Nicholson), an avowed atheist. With Cathleen’s…

Angela White
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Angela White

The “A Question of Faith” Interview with Kam Williams   Angela’s Insights!   Angela White is a film producer, talent and business affairs executive and member of the Producer’s Guild of America who specializes in creating compelling, commercial material with a distinct perspective. She is the founder of Silver Lining Entertainment, a family-owned Multimedia Entertainment…

Kiersey Clemons
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Kiersey Clemons

The “Flatliners” Interview with Kam Williams   Alive and Kiersey! One of the most respected young entertainers around, actress/musician Kiersey Clemons has quickly become known for her versatility as well as her captivating screen presence. The in-demand actress has five films releasing over 2017 and 2018, and recently made headlines by landing the coveted female…

We Were Eight Years in Power
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We Were Eight Years in Power

Book Review by Kam Williams   We Were Eight Years in Power An American Tragedy by Ta-Nehisi Coates One World Hardcover, $28.00 394 pages ISBN: 978-0-399-59056-6   “For so much of American history, the fact of black people is a problem… The demonstrable truth has been evaded in favor of a more comforting story… [But…

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