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Marshall

FilmReview by Kam WilliamsCourtroom Drama Recounts High-Profile Case Argued by Thurgood Marshall Proxy Prior to becoming America's first African-American Supreme Court Justice, Thurgood Marshall (Chadwick Boseman) enjoyed a legendary legal career as a civil rights lawyer. While serving as chief counsel for the NAACP, he argued before the U.S....
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Best Big Budget Black Films 1. Mudbound 2. Everything, Everything 3. The Fate of the Furious 4. Get Out 5. Girls Trip 6. Hitman’s Bodyguard 7. Roman J. Israel, Esq. 8. xXx: Return of Xander Cage 9. Detroit 10. Marshall Best Independent Black Films 1. A Question of Faith 2. Crown Heights 3. A United Kingdom 4. Sleight 5. N.O.L.A. Circus Best Black Documentaries 1. Step 2. I...
10 best big budget films 1. (Baby Driver) 2. (Lady Bird) 3. (The Disaster Artist) 4. (The Florida Project) 5. (Three Billboards outside Ebbing, Missouri) 6. (Mudbound) 7. (Dunkirk) 8. (Wonder Woman) 9. (Get Out) 10. (Rough Night) Big budgets honorable mention 11. (Everything, Everything) 12. (Going in Style) 13. (Fate of the Furious) 14. (Darkest Hour) 15. (LEGO Batman) 16. (The Meyerowitz Stories) 17. (Girls Trip) 18. (Valerian...
Baby Driver
10 Best Big Budget Films Baby Driver Lady Bird The Disaster Artist The Florida Project Three Billboards outside Ebbing, Missouri Mudbound Dunkirk Wonder Woman Get Out Rough Night Big Budgets Honorable Mention Everything, Everything Going in Style Fate of the Furious Darkest Hour LEGO Batman The Meyerowitz Stories Girls Trip ...
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  Weekly Previews That Make Choosing a Film Fun  by Kam Williams   OPENING THIS WEEK BIG BUDGET FILMS     Duck Duck Goose (PG for rude humor and mild action) Animated parable about a bachelor goose (Jim Gaffigan) who matures enough to serve as a surrogate father to a couple of ducklings (Lance...
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  WIDE RELEASE Breaking In (PG-13 for violence, bloody images, menacing, sexual references and brief profanity) Suspense thriller revolving around a single-mom’s (Gabrielle Union) efforts to rescue her kids (Ajiona Alexus and Seth Carr) being held hostage by a gang of burglars barricaded inside her recently-deceased father’s Malibu mansion. With Billy...
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  WIDE RELEASES Deadpool 2 (R for sexual references, graphic violence, brief drug use and pervasive profanity) 11th installment in Marvel Comics' X-Men franchise finds the wisecracking title character (Ryan Reynolds) forming a ragtag team of superheroes to protect a young mutant (Julian Dennison) being hunted by a time-traveling, cybernetic soldier...
 Weekly Previews That Make Choosing a Film Fun  by Kam Williams OPENING THIS WEEK BIG BUDGET FILMSAmerican Assassin (R for torture, profanity, brief nudity and pervasive graphic violence) Revenge thriller about a 23 year-old (Dylan O'Brien) grieving a fiancee killed in a terrorist attack who is recruited by the CIA's Deputy...
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WIDE RELEASES The Darkest Minds (PG-13 for violence, disturbing images and mature themes) Adaptation of Alexandra Bracken's futuristic best seller set in the U.S. in the wake of a pandemic which has killed 98% of children under 20 and where the survivors are being rounded up by the government. Plot...
Weekly Previews That Make Choosing a Film Fun  by Kam WilliamsOPENING THIS WEEKBIG BUDGET FILMSAmerican Made (R for sexuality, nudity and pervasive profanity) Tom Cruise stars in this warts-and-all biopic recounting the exploits of Barry Seal (1939-1986), the commercial airline pilot-turned-drug smuggler for Pablo Escobar (Mauricio Mejia), the ruthless kingpin...