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Top Ten DVD List for November 18, 2014

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This Week’s DVD Releases by Kam Williams   Top Ten DVD List for November 18, 2014   22 Jump Street http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00KPYT3LS/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20   White Christmas: Diamond Anniversary Edition http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00MMPB45Q/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20   K2: Siren of the Himalayas http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00N2K2378/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20   Housebound http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00MU1YEJK/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20   Next Year Jerusalem: The Journey of a Lifetime http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00N2K236O/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20   JFK: The Private President http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00N2K23CS/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20   […]

For movies opening November 14, 2014

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  OPENING THIS WEEK Kam’s Kapsules: Weekly Previews That Make Choosing a Film Fun by Kam Williams For movies opening November 14, 2014   BIG BUDGET FILMS   Beyond the Lights (PG-13 for profanity, mature themes, sexuality and partial nudity) Romance drama about a suicidal superstar (Gugu Mbatha-Raw) who falls in love when her bodyguard […]

Historical Drama Revisits Industrial Disaster That Devastated Indian City

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Bhopal: A Prayer for Rain Film Review by Kam Williams Historical Drama Revisits Industrial Disaster That Devastated Indian City   On the night of December 2, 1984, a pesticide plant located in Bhopal, India spewed tons of toxic gas into the air as the result of a reaction of water with a chemical called Methyl […]

Top Ten DVD List for November 11, 2014

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This Week’s DVD Releases by Kam Williams   Top Ten DVD List for November 11, 2014 The Twilight Zone: 5th Dimension [Complete Series Limited Edition Boxed Set] http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00N2QVFXK/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20   I Am Ali http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00N83WZ9A/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20   Jersey Boys http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00K2CHUPY/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20   How to Train Your Dragon 2 http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00LG6XHDY/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20   Happy Christmas http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00MEQUO8G/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20   Art 21: Art in the […]

Prodigy and Perfectionist Professor Square-Off in Mesmerizing Jazz Drama

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Whiplash Film Review by Kam Williams Prodigy and Perfectionist Professor Square-Off in Mesmerizing Jazz Drama   19 year-old Andrew Neyman (Miles Teller) got more than he bargained for when he entered the hallowed halls of mythical Shaffer Conservatory. The promising prodigy had reasonably expected what was arguably the best music school in the entire country […]

Altruistic Astronauts Seek Alternate for Earth in Post-Apocalyptic Adventure

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Interstellar Film Review by Kam Williams Altruistic Astronauts Seek Alternate for Earth in Post-Apocalyptic Adventure   Christopher Nolan is one of my favorite directors, and four of his pictures have made my annual Top Ten List, including Memento, The Dark Knight, Batman Begins and Insomnia. However, I hard a hard time understanding exactly what was […]

Melissa McCarthy Road Comedy Released on DVD

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Tammy DVD Review by Kam Williams Melissa McCarthy Road Comedy Released on DVD   Melissa McCarthy was apparently able to write her own ticket after winning an Emmy for her TV sitcom Mike & Molly in 2011 and landing an Oscar nomination for Bridesmaids in 2012. So, she used that leverage to greenlight a star […]

Adaptation of Tony-Winning Play Arrives on DVD

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  Jersey Boys DVD Review by Kam Williams Adaptation of Tony-Winning Play Arrives on DVD   Francesco Castelluccio (John Lloyd Young) was born on the wrong side of the tracks of Newark, New Jersey where he was raised in a public housing project controlled by the mob. As a rebellious adolescent, he started hanging out […]

Screen Chemistry Abounds in Superstar-Bodyguard Romantic Romp

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Beyond the Lights Film Review by Kam Williams Screen Chemistry Abounds in Superstar-Bodyguard Romantic Romp   Noni (Gugu Mbatha-Raw) has it all, or so it seems. After years of trying to make it, the emerging pop singer is finally on the brink of superstardom, thanks to several hit singles she recently released, duets with her […]

Top Ten DVD List for November 4, 2014

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This Week’s DVD Releases by Kam Williams   Top Ten DVD List for November 4, 2014   Reno 911!: The Complete Series http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00MWP738I/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20   Shalom Sesame: The Beloved Jewish Children’s Classic http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00M1SRBE2/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20   Agatha Christie’s Poirot: Series 13 [Original U.K. Broadcast Order] http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00GWXI16O/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20   Zubin and I http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00LVZJYT6/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20   Hercules http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00M263SFE/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20   Who Shot My […]