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  • 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 […]

  • EUR Film Review (by Kam Williams): ‘Kill the Messenger’

    Oct 5, 14 by EurPublisher 1 Comment


    *In August of 1996, the San Jose Mercury News published an eye-opening expose’ detailing exactly how the Central Intelligence Agency had orchestrated the importation of crack cocaine from Nicaragua as well as its distribution in the black community of South Central Los Angeles. Entitled “Dark Alliance,” the 20,000-word series was written by Gary Webb (Jeremy […]

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

    Sep 21, 14 by EurPublisher Leave a comment


    Why is the price of gasoline in the Untied States so artificially high? Much of the explanation lies in a corporate conspiracy to deny us access to alternative fuel sources. A few years ago, the documentary “Who Killed the Electric Car?” illustrated how the auto industry had successfully lobbied politicians to discourage its development. Now, […]

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

    Sep 20, 14 by EurPublisher Leave a comment


    *On the surface, Robert McCall (Denzel Washington), “The Equalizer,” is a perfectly-pleasant, hail fellow well met. By day, the affable widower is employed as a sales associate at a hardware superstore where he jokes with co-workers who call him “Pops.” Evenings, he retires to a modest apartment in a working-class, Boston community, although bouts of […]

  • EUR Film Review (by Kam Williams): ‘No Good Deed’

    Sep 13, 14 by EurPublisher 1 Comment


    *It is usually a bad sign when a movie studio decides not to preview a picture for film critics. In the case of “No Good Deed” – which is looking like this weekend’s box office winner – Screen Gems claimed that it was refraining from doing so in order to prevent the spoiling of a […]