Herman’s House

Seventy-two year-old Herman Wallace has been imprisoned at Louisiana State Penitentiary at Angola ever since he was found guilty of committing bank robbery back...

War Vet Searches for Woman in Photo in Latest Nicholas Sparks Tearjerker

Nicholas Sparks is an award-winning author with his finger on the pulse as well as the heartstrings of readers of the romance genre. All...

A-List Cast Executes Soderbergh’s Apocalyptic Adventure

A decade ago, Steven Soderbergh won an Academy Award for Traffic, a multi-layered potboiler highlighting the hypocrisy and corruption permeating political bureaucracies entrusted with...

The Best in Black Cinema

2011 proved to be another banner year in black cinema, with The Help emerging as the cream of the crop. Even though the adaptation...

You Gotta See Taraji!

Taraji P. Henson earned an Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actress opposite Brad Pitt in David Fincher’s The Curious Case of Benjamin Button....

Kam’s Kapsules: Weekly Previews That Make Choosing a Film Fun

BIG BUDGET FILMS Happy Feet Two (PG for rude humor and mild scenes of peril) Animated 3-D sequel revolving around Mumbles’ (Elijah Wood) uncoordinated son...

Wolverine Travels Back in Time in Latest for the Sake of the Future

X-Men: Days of Future Past represents the seventh episode in the storied mutant series, and is the third directed by Bryan Singer who also...

DVD Chronicles Chicago Poetry Slam

Does the hip-hop style of rhyming and its down-to-earth subject-matter about life in the ‘hood deserve the same respect as the classical couplets of...

Frazzled Mothers Join Forces in Tyler Perry Tale of Female Empowerment

Fast-food waitress Lytia (Cocoa Brown) survives paycheck to paycheck and has to rely on public transportation to get around. By contrast, Jan (Wendi McLendon-Covey),...

Motherless Child Yearns for Reunion in Inspirational Family Flick

Trinity Goodheart (Erica Gluck) is inconsolable from the moment her mother (Kellin Watson) vanishes into thin air through the fateful day she finds half...

Abandoned Kids in Gritty NYC Saga

It’s the last day of school for eighth grader Mister Winfield (Skylan Brooks), who comes home to the projects where he lives with his...

Yet Another Adaptation of the Beloved Grimm’s Fairytale

The primary problem with Snow White and the Huntsman is that it was released right on the heels of Mirror Mirror. Sure, a new...