Kam Williams

Veteran entertainment correspondent Kam Williams brings you the latest interviews and movie reviews from Hollywood!

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"Green Book" upset "Roma" to take home the Academy Award for Best Picture on an historic night featuring a record number of wins for black-themed films. Green Book also won in the Supporting Actor (Mahershala Ali) and Original Screenplay categories. Meanwhile, Spike Lee landed the Oscar for Adapted Screenplay for...
For black cast films, including “BlacKkKlansman,” “Black Panther,” “Green Book” and “If Beale Street Could Talk,” 2018 was a banner year.  Might Spike Lee (“BlacKkKlansman”) finally win the Best Director and Best Picture Oscars that have eluded him over the course of his 40-year career? Not likely, despite the Academy’s...
“Despite dramatic social transformations in the United States during the last 150 years, the South has remained staunchly conservative. Southerners are more likely to support Republican candidates, gun rights, and the death penalty, and southern whites harbor higher levels of racial resentment than whites in other parts of the...
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Film Review by Kam Williams Grieving Dad Goes Vigilante in Remake of Gruesome, Norwegian Crime Thriller Nels Coxman (Liam Neeson) is Kehoe, Colorado's most reliable snowplow driver. He was recently named the popular ski resort area's “Citizen of the Year” for keeping its treacherous mountain roads clear during the blizzards which...
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Book Review by Kam Williams The Truths We Hold An American Journey by Kamala Harris Penguin Press Hardcover, $30. 336 pages ISBN: 978-0-525-56071-5 “We've seen... administration align itself with white supremacists at home and cozy up to dictators abroad; rip babies from their mothers' arms in grotesque violation of their human rights; give corporations and the...
Kam Williams breaks down the Best of Black Cinema for 2018! Let's get it going . . . Best Big Budget Black Films   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hGCvdlaWUF0 1. If Beale Street Could Talk 2. Black Panther 3. Green Book 4. The Hate U Give 5. The Equalizer 2 6. Uncle Drew 7. BlacKkKlansman 8. Superfly 9. Nobody's Fool 10. A Wrinkle in Time Best Independent...
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In 1974, James Baldwin published “If Beale Street Could Talk,” a love story, set in Harlem, about a beleaguered black couple's pursuit of the elusive American Dream. Many critics consider the heartrending novel Baldwin's best work, perhaps because of the way in which it humanizes an array of African-American...
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WIDE RELEASE Creed II (PG-13 for violence, profanity and sensuality) Michael B. Jordan reprises the title role in this revenge-fueled sequel which finds the contender being trained by Rocky Balboa (Sly Stallone) for a grudge match with the son (Florian Munteanu) of the boxer (Dolph Lundgren) who killed his father...
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This Week's DVD Releases Ant-Man and the Wasp https://www.amazon.com/Ant-Man-Wasp-Blu-ray-Region-Digital/dp/B07J52FGX6/ref=sr_1_3?s=movies-tv&ie=UTF8&qid=1539700698&sr=1-3&keywords=Ant-Man+and+the+Wasp Whitney https://www.amazon.com/Whitney-Blu-ray-Houston/dp/B07G19F9VR/ref=sr_1_1_twi_blu_2?s=movies-tv&ie=UTF8&qid=1539700999&sr=1-1&keywords=whitney+dvd Unfriended: Dark Web https://www.amazon.com/Unfriended-Dark-Web-Colin-Woodell/dp/B07FDTF49Z/ref=tmm_dvd_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=1539701155&sr=1-2 Arizona https://www.amazon.com/Arizona-Blu-ray-Danny-McBride/dp/B07FDVCMMH/ref=sr_1_1?s=movies-tv&ie=UTF8&qid=1539701394&sr=1-1&keywords=arizona+blu+ray&dpID=51B2-edixoL&preST=_SY300_QL70_&dpSrc=srch He's Out There https://www.amazon.com/Hes-Out-There-Quinn-Lasher/dp/B07G1SG2MP/ref=sr_1_1_twi_dvd_2?s=movies-tv&ie=UTF8&qid=1539701680&sr=1-1&keywords=He%27s+Out+There++blu+ray Reprisal https://www.amazon.com/Reprisal-Blu-ray-Bruce-Willis/dp/B07G13NKTH/ref=sr_1_1_twi_blu_1?s=movies-tv&ie=UTF8&qid=1539701898&sr=1-1&keywords=Reprisal+++blu+ray Benched https://www.amazon.com/Benched-Blu-ray-John-C-McGinley/dp/B07FSVYSG5/ref=sr_1_1?s=movies-tv&ie=UTF8&qid=1539701991&sr=1-1&keywords=Benched+++blu+ray Cold Skin https://www.amazon.com/Cold-Skin-Blu-ray-Ray-Stevenson/dp/B07H5VTBCY/ref=sr_1_1_twi_blu_2?s=movies-tv&ie=UTF8&qid=1539702243&sr=1-1&keywords=cold+skin+dvd Down a Dark Hall https://www.amazon.com/Down-Dark-Hall-Uma-Thurman/dp/B07G1QFFTC/ref=tmm_dvd_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=1539702488&sr=1-1 Boundaries https://www.amazon.com/Boundaries-Bobby-Cannavale/dp/B07G28PHZS/ref=sr_1_1?s=movies-tv&ie=UTF8&qid=1539702897&sr=1-1&keywords=Boundaries+dvd&dpID=51CkKeAN9fL&preST=_SY300_QL70_&dpSrc=srch
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Sixteen-year-old Starr Carter (Amandla Stenberg) straddles two different worlds which never intersect, one, black and poor, the other, white and privileged. That's because she lives in the ghetto in Garden Heights, but her parents (Regina Hall and Russell Hornsby) have sent her to Williamson, an exclusive prep school located...