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  • EUR Film Review: ‘The Gambler’

    Dec 25, 14 by Kam Williams Leave a comment

    *In “The Gambler,” by day, Jim Bennett (Mark Wahlberg) is an English Literature professor whose questionable teaching method involves berating his blasé students by suggesting that none of them will ever amount to anything. He reserves all his praise for the only person in the class exhibiting any promise as a writer, the brilliant and […]

  • EUR Film Review by Kam Williams: ‘Selma’

    Dec 25, 14 by EurPublisher Leave a comment

    *I was born in the early Fifties, which means the Civil Rights Movement unfolded over the course of my formative years. And like the average black kid growing up in that tumultuous era, I can distinctly recall having a very visceral reaction to the nightly news coverage, since I had such a personal stake in […]

  • EUR Film Review: ‘Interstellar’ … An Intergalactic Masterpiece (Video)

    Nov 3, 14 by Troy Tieuel - [email protected] Leave a comment

    *Rarely are films made where the whole family can attend and actually be entertained.  Usually, one or more members leave the theater somewhat disappointed.  ‘Interstellar,’ the newest film by famed director Christopher Nolan, offers to please everyone in this sci-fi bonanza of light, color and geometry. In an undisclosed future, Earth is dying.  Filled with […]

  • EUR Film Review (by Kam Williams): ‘Nightcrawler’ – Watch

    Nov 1, 14 by EurPublisher Leave a comment

    *Petty thief Lou Bloom (Jake Gyllenhaal) was eking out a living selling stolen scrap metal to junkyards until the day he stumbled upon a legitimate line of work when he pulled over to assist a driver trapped in a fiery car crash. There, he was surprised to find ghoulish freelance journalists flocking to the scene […]

  • EUR Film Review (by Kam Williams): ‘Fury’

    Oct 17, 14 by EurPublisher 1 Comment

    *It is April of 1945, and the Allies are making major inroads across the European theater. However, Adolf Hitler has responded to the attrition in the ranks of his army by exhorting women and children to take up arms in a desperate fight to the death. This is the state of affairs awaiting Don “Wardaddy” […]

  • EUR Film Review (by Kam Williams): ‘Dear White People’

    Oct 12, 14 by EurPublisher Leave a comment

    *The academics are tough enough at Winchester University, a mythical Ivy League institution. It’s too bad that black students there also have to worry about making themselves comfortable socially. That’s precisely the predicament we find a quartet of African-American undergrads facing at the point of departure of Dear White People, a sophisticated social satire marking […]