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Don’t Blame it on the Turkey

  Don’t Blame it on the Turkey By Amy Lignor   Ah…Turkey Day. When Thanksgiving comes along, family and friends get together and enjoy a good, good meal. Or, that is exactly what the process should be. But there were three things on this particular Turkey Day that ruffled a few feathers. For those families […]

Caine and Keitel Co-Star as Aging BFFS in Surreal Meditation on Mortality

  Youth Film Review by Kam Williams Caine and Keitel Co-Star as Aging BFFS in Surreal Meditation on Mortality Fred Ballinger (Michael Caine) has chosen to withdraw from the limelight after a storybook career as a celebrated composer and conductor. He’s presently being pampered with mud baths and massages at a scenic spa nestled in […]

Spike Lee Offers Solution for Chicago Gang Violence in Timely Morality Play

  Chi-Raq Film Review by Kam Williams Spike Lee Offers Solution for Chicago Gang Violence in Timely Morality Play Just when we were ready to give up on Spike Lee, wouldn’t you know he’d reassert his relevance with a decent inner-city drama decrying the gang violence in Chicago? Ironically, this timely tale is based on […]

Top Ten DVD List for November 24, 2015

  This Week’s DVD Releases by Kam Williams Top Ten DVD List for November 24, 2015 Bad Boys and Bad Boys II [20th Anniversary Collection] http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B015DFI7NI/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20 1971 http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B014LR01LA/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20 Shaun the Sheep http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B013H99VXC/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20 Bob Dylan: Don’t Look Back [The Criterion Collection] http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B0141RBH90/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20 The New Rijksmuseum http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B014S0LMD6/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20 American Ultra http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B013XD3AJI/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20 A Christmas Horror Story http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B013JA9SL4/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20 No Escape […]

Challenge Authority Documentary Recounts How Radicals Uncovered FBI Cointelpro Program

  1971 DVD Review by Kam Williams Challenge Authority Documentary Recounts How Radicals Uncovered FBI Cointelpro Program On the evening of March 8, 1971, Muhammad Ali and Joe Frazier squared-off in a heavyweight championship bout billed as The Fight of the Century. At that very same moment, while the rest of the world’s attention was […]

Motor Trend Automotive Awards Go To Chevrolet, Volvo

  Motor Trend Automotive Awards Go To Chevrolet, Volvo By Burt Carey General Motors may be onto something here. While the personal truck industry for the most part stuck with big, burly and beefy, GM turned back time on us all by reintroducing its mid-sized Chevrolet Colorado for 2016. It turned back even more pages […]

Heroes Never Wore a Mask

  Heroes Never Wore a Mask   Although there are a few Marvel characters that donned the mask in order to hide their true identities, from their girlfriends, usually – the real heroes of this world go without one. You see, heroes are fighting for something. Whether you believe in their fight or not, they […]

For movies opening October 30, 2015

  OPENING THIS WEEK                                   Kam’s Kapsules:  Weekly Previews That Make Choosing a Film Fun                                                  […]

Your Taxes: Feds Take in Record Haul While Corporations Hide Profits Overseas

  Your Taxes: Feds Take in Record Haul While Corporations Hide Profits Overseas By Burt Carey   Reports just before the end of the federal government’s fiscal year suggest Uncle Sam had collected a record $2.67 trillion in taxes in the first 10 months of fiscal year 2015. Analysts expect the final tally for the […]

The Fork Appeared in the Road

  The Fork Appeared in the Road ~ Amy Lignor   People have spoken constantly this past week about the immense amount of clichés that were created from the mouth of this incredible man. He was quoted more often than any President or statesman this country has ever had, yet Yogi Berra was far more […]