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Deliberately-Paced, Multi-Layered Mystery Arrives on DVD

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  Big Muddy DVD Review by Kam Williams Deliberately-Paced, Multi-Layered Mystery Arrives on DVD     Martha Barlow (Nadia Litz) is a femme fatale with a checkered past and plenty of skeletons in her closet. Consequently, she’s done her best to keep off the grid, raising her son, Andy (Justin Kelly), in relative seclusion in […]

Everybody’s Implicated and Romantically Involved in Delightful Screwball Whodunit

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  Wild Canaries Film Review by Kam Williams Everybody’s Implicated and Romantically Involved in Delightful Screwball Whodunit     Barri (Sophia Takal) gets the shock of her life the day she walks upstairs to play chess with her neighbor Sylvia (Marylouise Burke) as planned. Entering the unlocked flat when there’s no response to the bell, […]

Bittersweet, WWI Love Story Brought to DVD

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  Private Peaceful DVD Review by Kam Williams Bittersweet, WWI Love Story Brought to DVD     Tommo (George MacKay) and Charlie Peaceful (Jack O’Connell) had a healthy sibling rivalry while growing up in Devon at the dawn of the 20th Century. The brothers were raised on a sprawling country estate owned by a family […]

Top Ten DVD List for March 3, 2015

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  This Week’s DVD Releases by Kam Williams Top Ten DVD List for March 3, 2015   NFL Superbowl Champions XLIX: New England Patriots http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00R041BAW/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20   Foxcatcher http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00QK4ANEI/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20   The Bridge http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00RWKN9W2/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20   A Place to Call Home: Season One http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00PKPGLOY/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20   Big Muddy http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00R9O4YB6/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20   Believe Me http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00RCPF9I4/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20   Nazi Mega Weapons: Series Two […]

Haunting Documentary Dedicated to Suicidal Golden Gate Jumpers

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  The Bridge DVD Review by Kam Williams Haunting Documentary Dedicated to Suicidal Golden Gate Jumpers     If you wanted to end it all, where would you want to do it? For some reason, more people choose the Golden Gate Bridge than any other locale. And after watching The Bridge one can easily understand […]

3-Time Oscar-Winner Arrives on DVD

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  Whiplash DVD Review by Kam Williams 3-Time Oscar-Winner Arrives on DVD   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 to be the […]

Con Man Matches Wits with Former Protégé in Farfetched, Cat-and-Mouse Crime Caper

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  Focus Film Review by Kam Williams Con Man Matches Wits with Former Protégé in Farfetched, Cat-and-Mouse Crime Caper     Jess Barrett (Margot Robbie) is an aspiring con artist who picked the worst guy to steal a wallet from when she settled on Nicky Spurgeon (Will Smith). She had no reason to suspect that […]

For movies opening February 27, 2015

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  OPENING THIS WEEK Kam’s Kapsules: Weekly Previews That Make Choosing a Film Fun by Kam Williams For movies opening February 27, 2015   BIG BUDGET FILMS   Focus (R for profanity, sexuality and brief violence) Will Smith stars in this crime caper about a con man who meets his match when he falls for […]

Clara Mamet’s Impressive Directorial Debut Available on DVD

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  Two-Bit Waltz DVD Review by Kam Williams Clara Mamet’s Impressive Directorial Debut Available on DVD     Maude (Clara Mamet) is a rudderless rebel without a clue, much to the chagrin of her concerned parents, Carl (William H. Macy) and Anita (Rebecca Pidgeon). Not only does the out of control 17 year-old start her […]

Mythica News: When a Bodypainter becomes an “Artist”

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“Why was Bodypainter at Artopia a Big Deal?” It may have gone unnoticed that one of the 25 artists at Artopia in Denver, Colorado this weekend was a bodypainter. I mean there were several artists who were painting mannequins also. So when one of the 3 white mannequins turned out to be a real person a […]