Oscar-Nominated Civil Rights Docudrama Released on DVD

Hidden Figures, DVD Review by Kam Williams, NASA, African-American, female mathematicians, Kevin Costner, Octavia Spencer, Taraji P. Henson, Janelle Monae

  Hidden Figures DVD Review by Kam Williams Oscar-Nominated Civil Rights Docudrama Released on DVD All of the astronauts picked by NASA to participate in its maiden manned space programs, Mercury and Gemini, were white males. However, behind the scenes, there was a dedicated team of African-American, female mathematicians who played a pivotal role in […]

Ryan Reynolds’ Brain Swap Drama Arrives on DVD

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  Criminal DVD Review by Kam Williams Ryan Reynolds’ Brain Swap Drama Arrives on DVD CIA Agent Bill Pope (Ryan Reynolds) was in London on assignment to deliver a ransom to a computer hacker called the “The Dutchman” (Michael Pitt) when he was assassinated en route by a terrorist (Jordi Molla) with a vicious gun […]

Kevin Costner Shines in Inspirational, Real-Life Tale of Overcoming-the-Odds

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  McFarland, USA DVD Review by Kam Williams Kevin Costner Shines in Inspirational, Real-Life Tale of Overcoming-the-Odds   In the fall of 1987, Jim White (Kevin Costner) was fired as head football coach of a high school team in Boise, Idaho when he lost his temper and hit one of his players in the face […]

Oscar-Winner Reflects on Life, Career and His Latest Film

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  Kevin Costner The “Black or White” Interview with Kam Williams Oscar-Winner Reflects on Life, Career and His Latest Film     Kevin Michael Costner was born in Lynwood, California on January 18, 1955. After landing a breakout role in Silverado in 1985, he enjoyed a meteoric rise in such hit pictures as The Untouchables, […]

Grandparents Square-Off over Biracial Child in Contentious Courtroom Drama

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  Black or White Film Review by Kam Williams Grandparents Square-Off over Biracial Child in Contentious Courtroom Drama   When Elliot Anderson’s (Kevin Costner) wife Carol (Jennifer Ehle) perishes in a tragic car accident, he suddenly finds himself facing the prospect of raising his 7 year-old granddaughter Eloise (Jillian Estell) alone. After all, the couple […]