Hanks and Streep Co-Star in Spielberg Freedom of the Press Period Piece

The Post is a picture fated to be compared to a couple of classic newsroom thrillers: All the President’s Men (1976) and Spotlight (2015). Like the former, it’s set in Washington, D.C. in the Seventies and revolves around an attempt by the Nixon administration to prevent the publication of incriminating information leaked to the Washington Post by a whistleblower.

Brit Costume Drama Revisits Feminist Fight for the Right to Vote

  Suffragette DVD Review by Kam Williams Brit Costume Drama Revisits Feminist Fight for the Right to Vote Nowadays, most females take access to the ballot box for granted. Nevertheless, they owe a big debt of gratitude to the mostly unsung Suffragettes who made great sacrifices for decades before securing that hard-fought right. In the […]

Streep Heads Stellar Cast in Melodramatic Adaptation of Pulitzer Prize-Winning Play

  August: Osage County Film Review by Kam Williams   In 2008, August: Osage County not only won a Pulitzer Prize, but it also took home a quintet of Tony Awards, including Best Play. However, the screen version of Tracy Letts’ haunting tale about a dysfunctional Oklahoma family is unlikely to be as well-received, given […]

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