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Olympus Has Fallen Film Review

Olympus Has Fallen  Film Review by Kam Williams Headline: Disgraced Presidential Bodyguard Gets Shot at Redemption in High-Octane Action Thriller While serving as the President’s (Aaron Eckhart) personal bodyguard, Mike Banning (Gerard Butler) grew very close to the First Family. During his tenure at the White House, the dedicated, detail-oriented Secret Service agent also familiarized […]

3-26 Top Ten DVD Releases

Headline: Top Ten DVD List for March 26, 2013 Inside Obama’s Presidency http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00B1E6F5I/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20 The Springtime Collection featuring Max’s Chocolate Chicken http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B009O07NM0/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20 Shakespeare Uncovered http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00B1E6EAY/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20 Lost Angels: Skid Row Is My Home http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00ATR7ED0/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20 To the Arctic http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00B65QKFW/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20 Lincoln http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00AZKCU7G/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20 Veep: The Complete First Season http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B008BLCT5O/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20 A Royal Affair http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00ARX2VZW/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20 Glow: The Story of the Gorgeous Ladies […]

Admission Film Review

Admission  Film Review by Kam Williams Headline: Princeton Provides Setting for Adaptation of Best Seller about College Application Process Portia Nathan (Tina Fey) has worked for 16 years in the admissions office at Princeton, the college regularly rated the best in the country by experts. Because of her pivotal role in picking prospective students for […]

3-19 DVD Releases

Headline: Top Ten DVD List for March 19, 2013 Zero Dark Thirty http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00B1E6FF8/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire- 20 Rust & Bone http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00AZNEVNE/ref%3dnosim/ thslfofire-20 Soul Food Junkies http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00B1E6CLU/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire- 20 The Big Picture http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00AADADXQ/ref%3dnosim/ thslfofire-20 Fatherland http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00AQM1UYC/ref%3dnosim/ thslfofire-20 Les Miserables http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B005S9EKCW/ref%3dnosim/ thslfofire-20 The Education of Michelle Rhee http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00B1E6CYW/ref%3dnosim/ thslfofire-20 The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00BEZTMQ8/ref%3dnosim/ thslfofire-20 24-Hour Love http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00AJXO59K/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire- 20 8 […]

The Croods Film Review

The Croods Film Review by Kam Williams Headline: Cavemen Summon Up Courage to Explore Earth in Enchanting Animated Adventure Are you better off than you were four million years ago? That’s the evolutionary question playfully posed by The Croods, a visually-captivating, action-oriented cartoon revolving around an agoraphobic clan of cave dwellers that summons up the […]

The Sapphires Film Review

The Sapphires Film Review by Kam Williams Headline: Aussie Quartet Entertains the Troops in Vietnam War Dramedy As young children, the McCrae sisters, Gail (Deborah Mailman), Julie (Jessica Mauboy) and Cynthia (Miranda Tapsell), formed a promising singing group with their cousin (Shari Sebbens). But the ensemble barely got off the ground before Kay was seized […]

War Witch Film Review

War Witch Film Review by Kam Williams Headline: 12 year-old Endures Host of Horrors in Haunting Coming-of-Age Drama Komona’s (Rachel Mwanza) life was irreversibly altered at the tender age of 12 when rebel forces led by the Great Tiger (Mizinga Mwinga) rampaged through her tiny African village. The unfortunate girl was forced at gunpoint to […]

President Jimmy Carter (INTERVIEW)

President Jimmy Carter The “NIV Lessons from Life Bible” Interview with Kam Williams Headline: President, Peanut Farmer and Sunday School Teacher James Earl Carter, Jr., the 39th President of the United States, was born on October 1, 1924 in the tiny town of Plains, Georgia. His father, James, Sr., was a farmer and businessman, and […]

3-22 Kam’s Kapsules

OPENING THIS WEEK Kam’s Kapsules: Weekly Previews That Make Choosing a Film Fun by Kam Williams For movies opening March 22, 2013 BIG BUDGET FILMS Admission (PG-13 for profanity and some sexuality) Tina Fey and Paul Rudd co-star in this adaptation of Jean Hanff Korelitz’s best seller of the same name about a straitlaced Princeton […]

Better Than Good Hair (BOOK REVIEW)

Better Than Good Hair The Curly Guide to Healthy, Gorgeous Natural Hair by Nikki Walton with Ernessa T. Carter Amistad Books Paperback, $14.99 224 pages ISBN: 978-0-06-212376-3 Book Review by Kam Williams “I often get stopped on the street by other black women. They tell me they love my hair and want to know who […]