Viola Davis Delivers Oscar-Winning Performance in Adaptation of August Wilson Classic

Fences, Blu-ray Review by Kam Williams, Denzel Washington, Mykelti Williamson, Stephen Henderson, Russell Hornsby, racism, Viola Davis, August Wilson Classic

  Fences Blu-ray Review by Kam Williams Viola Davis Delivers Oscar-Winning Performance in Adaptation of August Wilson Classic Back in 1987, Fences won both the Pulitzer Prize for Drama and the Tony Award for Best Play. The August Wilson classic, set in the Pittsburgh in the Fifties, chronicled the day-to-day struggle of a blue-collar, African-American […]

Denzel Heads Star-Studded Ensemble in Remake of Kurosawa Classic

The Magnificent Seven, Blu-ray Review, by Kam Williams, Akira Kurosawa, Seven Samurai, Denzel Washington

  The Magnificent Seven Blu-ray Review by Kam Williams Denzel Heads Star-Studded Ensemble in Remake of Kurosawa Classic Directed by the legendary Akira Kurosawa in 1954, Seven Samurai was a groundbreaking film which had a profound influence on the evolution of cinema for generations to come. Superficially, that seminal work merely reads like a martial […]

Denzel and Viola Co-Star in Adaptation of Pulitzer Prize-Winning Play

Fences, Film Review, Kam Williams, Denzel Washington, Viola Davis, Pulitzer Prize, Tony Award, Civil Rights Movement

  Fences Film Review by Kam Williams Denzel and Viola Co-Star in Adaptation of Pulitzer Prize-Winning Play Back in 1987, Fences won both the Pulitzer Prize for Drama and the Tony Award for Best Play. The August Wilson classic, set in the Pittsburgh in the Fifties, chronicled the day-to-day struggle of a blue-collar, African-American family. […]

Denzel Reunites with Fuqua in Worthy Overhaul of Kurosawa Classic

The Magnificent Seven, Film Review by Kam Williams, Denzel Washington

  The Magnificent Seven Film Review by Kam Williams Denzel Reunites with Fuqua in Worthy Overhaul of Kurosawa Classic Directed by the legendary Akira Kurosawa in 1954, Seven Samurai was a groundbreaking film which had a profound influence on the evolution of cinema for generations to come. Superficially, that seminal work merely reads like a […]