Movie Review: King Richard(2021)

The story of Venus and Serena Williams is one that I am familiar with. I have been a fan of tennis for a long time, and you must know the story of The Williams Sister’s. I also have known the story about their father teaching them. The film King Richard is about that story of their father teaching his girls how to play tennis.

The film I must say is one the best films that I have seen this year. Being that I am a fan of tennis there was nothing new for me to learn. I have watch countless documentaries about the sisters, and I replay their matches daily, that I feel like I came into the film with an upper hand. I must say that Will Smith is great as Richard Williams, I was able to see the man and not be confused by the actor trying to play the man.

This is a family film that aims to show that the man they all love is not a perfect man. He has a past just like everyone else, and that family is all that matters. This is a perfect film to sit around with your family and watch whenever you get the chance.

I have personally watched this film three times and it just keeps getting better. This is a story that everybody can get into and learn something about how one man came up with a plan to change a sport that is not willing to be change, and we are seeing the affects now.

I give this film 8 out of 10 stars.

Poem: Hometown

The place where anything is possible.

The place where the desires were made.

The same place where they were laid to rest.

Seeing the things that made you think about the future.

Is leaving you with only regret for the things that happen with your past.

The ones that have fallen in love, to the one that have fallen out.

Hoping that things will be different, but wishing they were the same.

The one place where living is supposed to be easy, but it is anything but.

This is the place where you were born and bred, but no longer where you lay your head.

This is your hometown, the place that made you.

This is also the place that made you want to get away.

At the end of the day this is still home.

Poem: Where is the Love?

Where has the love went?

It used to stare me in the face, now it is nowhere to be found.

The things that built bridges is the same thing that is breaking them down.

Where oh where has it gone?

The answer is in my face, but I just cannot see.

A love that is meant to be will stand any river that runs through it.

I know where I must go and who I must see.

The things that started this love is the thing that will bring it back to me.

The solution to the problem is correct.

This love will never come back unless you look.

Choices were made and decisions are now on display.

There is no where to turn, but to the person in the mirror.

Once that person learns to love what is looking back.

Then we will no longer have to wonder where the love went.

Poem: Okay

You come to me and ask what is wrong?

All I can say is I’m fine.

I smile and walk on by.

You try and speak to me, and my words stop before I can answer.

The joy that lived within me has all but vanish.

I do not know me.

I do not know the person I have become.

I just know the hurt that lives within my pain.

The pain that I refuse to say from where it came.

Deep down I want you know that this is not me.

This is the me that you have made.

The person that was created to help you heal.

Then you got well, and I feel ill.

I try to go back to one that was here before.

I think currently that is no more.

My ship has sailed, and my love has failed.

This is the new me.

The one that has no words but smile just make sure you are okay.