Soul Recovery Book Review

Soul Recovery  12 Keys to Healing Addiction by Ester Nicholson Foreword by Michael Bernard Beckwith Paperback, $15.95 192 pages ISBN: 978-1401943110 Book Review by Kam Williams “This is a book about recovery—my recovery—from addiction to drugs, specifically cocaine. But… my addictions didn’t stop there. I was addicted to… drugs, love, men, food, you name it—if […]

5-31 Kam’s Kapsules

OPENING THIS WEEK Kam’s Kapsules: Weekly Previews That Make Choosing a Film Fun by Kam Williams For movies opening May 31, 2013 BIG BUDGET FILMS After Earth (PG-13 for action violence and disturbing images) M. Night Shyamalan directs this post-apocalyptic, sci-fi saga about a military general (Will Smith) with a teenage son (Jaden Smith) who […]

The Loving Story DVD Review

The Loving Story  DVD Review by Kam Williams Headline: Documentary Chronicles Supreme Court Case Legalizing Interracial Marriage Soon after Mildred Jeter and Richard Loving tied the knot in Washington, DC on June 2, 1958, they decided to move back to their tiny hometown of Central Point, Virginia to settle down and start a family. The […]

Michelle Rhee Interview

Michelle Rhee  The “Radical” Interview with Kam Williams Headline: Reading, Writing and Rhee Michelle Rhee was born on Christmas Day, 1969 in Ann Arbor, Michigan. A first-generation Korean-American descended from a long line of educators, she embarked on a career as a teacher in inner-city Baltimore soon after graduating from Cornell University with a BA […]

Raising the Bar BOOK REVIEW

Raising the Bar  by Gabrielle Douglas Zondervan Publishing Hardcover, $19.99 140 pages, Illustrated ISBN: 978-0-310-74070-4 Book Review by Kam Williams “Gabrielle Douglas is the first African-American and first woman of color from any nation to win an Olympic gold medal in the individual gymnastics all-around competition… That is a big accomplishment for a 4’11” 16 […]

5-28 Top Ten DVD Releases

This Week’s DVD Releases by Kam Williams Headline: Top Ten DVD List for May 28, 2013 The Loving Story My Dog Tulip Mind of a Rampage Killer Aroused The Numbers Station The Cold Eyes of Fear Red Widow: The Complete First Season Bubble Guppies: Sunny Days! Suits: […]

Side Effects DVD Review

Side Effects  DVD Review by Kam Williams Headline: Twists Abound in Steven Soderbergh Psychological Thriller Martin Taylor (Channing Tatum) has just been paroled after serving four years in prison for insider trading. His wife, Emily (Rooney Mara), is eagerly anticipating his return, because she’s been depressed since being separated from him and losing the lavish […]

Star Trek into Darkness Film Review

Star Trek into Darkness  Film Review by Kam Williams Headline: Kirk Matches Wits with Rogue Commander in Intergalactic Showdown Star date: 2259. Captain James T. Kirk (Chris Pine) has just been called on the carpet following an expedition to a primitive planet where, in the course of saving Spock’s (Zachary Quinto) life, he violated the […]

The Hangover Part III Film Review

The Hangover Part III  Film Review by Kam Williams Headline: The Wolfpack Ventures to Vegas for Yetta Nudder Nutty Adventure When we last left the wolfpack, the boys were over in Thailand for the wedding of Stu (Ed Helms) and Lauren (Jamie Chung).Of course, before the bride and groom could tie the knot (Justin Bartha), […]

5-24 Kam’s Kapsules

OPENING THIS WEEK  Kam’s Kapsules: Weekly Previews That Make Choosing a Film Fun by Kam Williams For movies opening May 24, 2013 BIG BUDGET FILMS Epic (PG for mild action, scary images and brief rude humor) Animated fantasy about a headstrong teenager (Amanda Seyfried) who is magically shrunken and transported to a parallel universe where […]