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The Motherhood Diaries Book Review

The Motherhood Diaries:  A Humorous Look at Motherhood in the New Millennium by Reshonda Tate Billingsley Strebor Books Paperback, $15.00 220 pages ISBN: 978-1-59309-499-7 Book Review by Kam Williams “Ever since I was a little girl, I’ve kept a diary… Instead of writing out all the shenanigans of my life on paper, I [now] share […]

Temptation Film Review

Temptation  Film Review by Kam Williams Adulteress Wife Shamelessly Violates Vows in Latest Tyler Perry Morality Play I’ll be honest, when I heard that Lionsgate wasn’t screening Temptation for critics, I really expected it to be a dreadful mess. But after entering the theater with very low expectations, I was pleasantly surprised by the latest […]

Zero Dark Thirty DVD Review

Zero Dark Thirty  DVD Review by Kam Williams Riveting Docudrama Recounts International Manhunt for Bin Laden After 9/11, the United States intensified its efforts in the international manhunt for Osama bin Laden (Ricky Sekhon). Nevertheless, the elusive mastermind of the terrorist attack continued to orchestrate mass murders in Bali, Istanbul, London, Saudi Arabia and elsewhere […]

Travaris Spears Interview

Travaris Spears  The “Admission” Interview with Kam Williams Headline: Veni! Vidi! Varis! Known to many as “Varis” or simply as “V,” Travaris Spears hails from Rochester, New York where, at an early age, he displayed a charm that was engaging and magnetic. An energy and passion for performing led him to sing, dance, and even […]

Aviva Kempner Interview

Aviva Kempner “The Life and Times of Hank Greenberg” Interview by Kam Williams Viva Aviva! A child of a Holocaust survivor and a US Army officer, Aviva Kempner was born in Berlin, Germany after World War II. She was inspired by her heritage to produce and co-write Partisans of Vilna, a documentary on Jewish resistance […]

5-7 Top Ten DVD Releases

This Week’s DVD Releases by Kam Williams Headline: Top Ten DVD List for May 7, 2013 Doc Martin Special Collection: Complete Series [Seasons 1- 5, Plus the Movies] http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00A27O0N4/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20   The Rabbi’s Cat http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00ATK0024/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20   Upstream Color http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00BC75H5S/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20   Witness: A World in Conflict through a Lens http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00AHFWIBM/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20   Steel Magnolias http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00BNV9WCW/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20 Deep in the […]

King’s Faith Film Review

King’s Faith  Film Review by Kam Williams Headline: Reformed Gangsta Seeks Redemption in Modern Morality Play Brendan King (Crawford Wilson), a kid raised in the foster care system, was sent away at the age of 15 after being caught dealing drugs and running guns as a member of a notorious gang known as Avenue D. […]

The Big Wedding Film Review

The Big Wedding  Film Review by Kam Williams Headline: A-List Cast Can’t Save Atrocious Adaptation of French Farce This picture is such a wholesale disaster that it’s hard to decide where to start in critiquing it. I could talk about how it is just the latest case of Hollywood remaking a French farce (Mon Frère […]

Changing the Game DVD Review

Changing the Game  DVD Review by Kam Williams Headline: Ghetto Serves as Setting for Coming-of-Age Saga of Shakespearean Proportions Darrell Barnes (Sean Riggs) was dealt a horrible hand as a baby, having been abandoned by his mother after his father was shot dead on the rough streets of North Philly. At least he was lucky […]

5-3 Kam’s Kapsules

OPENING THIS WEEK Kam’s Kapsules: Weekly Previews That Make Choosing a Film Fun by Kam Williams For movies opening May 3, 2013 BIG BUDGET FILMS Iron Man 3 (PG-13 for intense violence and brief sensuality) Latest installment of the Marvel Comics franchise finds the brilliant billionaire-turned-intrepid superhero (Robert Downey, Jr.) teaming with a precocious, prepubescent […]