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For movies opening June 26, 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 June 26, 2015 BIG BUDGET FILMS       Big Game (PG-13 for profanity, violence and intense action sequences) Political thriller about a  […]

Fashion Documentary Revisits the Rise of Hip-Hop Designers

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  Fresh Dressed Film Review by Kam Williams Fashion Documentary Revisits the Rise of Hip-Hop Designers   When rap arrived back in the late Seventies, more than the music burst on the scene. The performers’ outlandish costumes also had a profound effect on American culture which proceeded to mimic everything from MC Hammer’s balloon pants […]

Top Ten DVD List for June 23, 2015

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  This Week’s DVD Releases by Kam Williams   Top Ten DVD List for June 23, 2015                       Joan Rivers: That Show with Joan Rivers http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00VQMLHH6/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20 The Fisher King [Criterion Collection] http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00UUOVPMS/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20 Miss Hill: Making Dance Matter http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00VIO3JR8/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20 Roman de Gare http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00VIO3JDW/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20 Stop the Pounding […]

Sex Abuse Survivor Copes with Trauma in Surreal, Semi-Autobiographical Adventure

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  Felt Film Review by Kam Williams   Sex Abuse Survivor Copes with Trauma in Surreal, Semi-Autobiographical Adventure   Amy (Amy Everson) has been left so haunted by demons after years of unspecified sexual abuse that today she dreams of crushing a rapist to death with her thighs. She also fantasizes about gouging out his […]

Tongue-in-Cheek Dramedy Tailor-Made for SNL Alum Kristen Wiig

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  Welcome to Me DVD Review by Kam Williams   Tongue-in-Cheek Dramedy Tailor-Made for SNL Alum Kristen Wiig   Let’s say you’re a die-hard Oprah fan who has always wanted nothing more than to have your own television series just like your idol’s. What would you do if you hit it big in the lottery […]

For movies opening June 19, 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 June 19, 2015   BIG BUDGET FILMS       Dope (R for profanity, nudity, sexuality, drug use and violence, all involving teens) Coming-of-age saga, set in the ‘hood […]

Latest Liam Neeson Action Thriller Available on DVD

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  Run All Night DVD Review by Kam Williams   Latest Liam Neeson Action Thriller Available on DVD   Hit man Jimmy Conlon (Liam Neeson) and mob boss Shawn Maguire (Ed Harris) have been BFFs for decades. In fact, the blood brothers from Brooklyn are so close that they routinely recite their loyalty oath, “Wherever […]

Uprooted 11-year old Struggles to Control Her Emotions in Introspective Pixar Adventure

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  Inside Out Film Review by Kam Williams   Uprooted 11-year old Struggles to Control Her Emotions in Introspective Pixar Adventure   Riley (Kaitlyn Dias) was understandably unhappy when she learned from her mother (Diane Lane) and father (Kyle MacLachlan) that the family was relocating from Minnesota to San Francisco. After all, she’d be leaving […]

Israeli Jew Unearths Nazi Relative in Return to Roots Documentary

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  Farewell, Herr Schwarz DVD Review by Kam Williams   Israeli Jew Unearths Nazi Relative in Return to Roots Documentary   Although Yael Reuveny was born in Israel 35 years after the end of World War II, her formative years were nevertheless substantially shaped by events that had transpired half a world away during the […]

Mother of Jordan Davis Reflects upon the Loss of Her Son

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  Lucy McBath The “3½ Minutes, Ten Bullets” Interview with Kam Williams Mother of Jordan Davis Reflects upon the Loss of Her Son   Lucy McBath is the mother of Jordan Davis, the unarmed teenager gunned down at a Florida gas station for refusing to turn down the radio which was playing loud rap music. […]