Reviews

Film Review: The Fifth Estate

“The Fifth Estate” is a film that takes audiences inside the life of a paranoid, dissociative, manipulative and yet brilliant man named Julian Assange as he tries to take down the world as he sees it.  Assange, is painfully brought to the screen by Benedict Cumberbatch who performs his role brilliantly.  Playing a real-life modern-day […]

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Film Review: Gravity

Did you ever wonder what it might be like for someone to become lost in space?  Well, “Gravity” might be the film for you. “Gravity” Director Alfonso Cuaron and his production team made an amazing film which makes the audience feel like you are in space from the beginning of this film. Sandra Bullock (as Medical […]

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Film Review:  I’m In Love With A Church Girl

Film Review: I’m In Love With A Church Girl

In the realm of faith-based films, there has been a mixed track record on the quality and ultimate success of film projects made in this genre.  The most successful films like “Fireproof,” “Facing The Giants” and “Courageous” have pushed the bar of religious filmmaking to higher levels and expectations.  “I’m In Love With A Church […]

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Two Mayors, Two Movies, Two Senate Candidates

This coming Wednesday in New Jersey, either Newark Mayor Cory Booker (D) or former Bogota Mayor Steve Lonegan (R) will win the special New Jersey U.S. Senate Election set in motion by our Governor Chris Christie.  Even before these two candidates (and Mayors) became the Democratic and Republican Parties’ candidates respectively, this Special Election was […]

BLACK HAWK DOWN – How Everything Changed

By Kevin Williams BLACK HAWK DOWN is a film that is definitely one of those “changing the channel and stop kind of films” that many people devour as often as they can.  Director Ridley Scott and Screenwriter Ken Nolan’s accounting of the terrible events and terrific heroism by American Delta Force and Army Rangers “gets […]

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United 93 – A Movie For Remembering September 11th

United 93 – A Movie For Remembering September 11th

  UNITED 93 (2006) is a movie that holds a strange, moving place in American film history.  It is a film that is not often shown on television (cable or non-cable channels) and a film that sadly, hasn’t been embraced by the film world as the modern Classic and testament that it is.  Paul Greengrass, UNITED […]

FRUITVALE STATION – Movie Review “Must See” For All Americans

FRUITVALE STATION – Movie Review “Must See” For All Americans

If you say the name Oscar Grant to most people, they probably won’t know who you are talking about. Some might even think you are talking about the famous eyewear designer, Foster Grant. However, if you say the name Oscar Grant to many African Americans under the age of thirty (or any San Franciscans), you’ll […]

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42 Shows Us The Greatness of Jackie Robinson… (Republican?)

Originally published on Politisite on April 23, 2013. By Kevin Williams Starting today, probably the biggest baseball story of the last century is being re-told in your local movie theater… via a little baseball film simply called 42.  What does a baseball film have to do with Politisite, you might say?  A lot actually. Jackie Robinson, the […]

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ARGO Reminds Us of How It All Began

Originally published on Politisite on December 13, 2012 By Kevin Williams The Ben Affleck-directed film ARGO opens today and after seeing it, I am compelled to tell you dear reader that you should see this film and bring as many of your friends as possible.  As a film-goer, as a filmmaker and as a Politics […]

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ZERO DARK THIRTY – A Film For The Ages

Movie Review: ZERO DARK THIRTY – A Film For The Ages by Kevin Williams Right off the bat, I must admit that as a filmmaker, I am completely jealous of ZERO DARK THIRTY’S great Director Kathryn Bigelow. As an American, I am completely thankful that I didn’t get anywhere near directing this film. For Ms. […]

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