Abductee Seeks to Escape Kidnappers in Mindbending Sci-fi Thriller

Rupture, Film Review by Kam Williams, Noomi Rapace, mindbending, sci-fi thriller

  Rupture Film Review by Kam Williams Abductee Seeks to Escape Kidnappers in Mindbending Sci-fi Thriller Renee (Noomi Rapace) was leading an unremarkable existence in suburban Kansas City the day she was abducted by five strangers after her car broke down. Until then, she was just an average divorcee’ doing her best to shield a […]

Top Ten DVD List for April 25, 2017

This Week’s DVD Releases, Kam Williams, Top Ten DVD List, 04/25/2017

  This Week’s DVD Releases by Kam Williams Top Ten DVD List for April 25, 2017     La La Land https://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B01LTI1WAI/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20 The Levelling https://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B06X1BRQ7R/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20 Peanuts by Schulz: Go Team Go https://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B01MSAKXOB/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20 The Girl with All the Gifts https://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B01LTIAQE6/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20 The Daughter https://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B06WGRQ9PZ/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20 An Art That Nature Makes https://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B06WD5Q7TP/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20 The Vampire Bat https://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B01LTIAUJ2/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20 Agathia Christie’s The […]

Kitchen Sink Comedy Chronicles Cutthroat Rivalry between Neighboring New Orleans Barbershops

N.O.L.A. Circus, Film Review by Kam Williams, Martin Bradford, Politically-incorrect, crassploitation fare strictly for the unshockable

  N.O.L.A. Circus Film Review by Kam Williams Kitchen Sink Comedy Chronicles Cutthroat Rivalry between Neighboring New Orleans Barbershops Will (Martin Bradford) is the proprietor of Kupcakes, a hair salon located in Algiers, the only New Orleans parish on the west side of the Mississippi River. What makes him unique is that he’s also a […]

For movies opening April 21, 2017

MOVIES OPENING THIS WEEK, Kam's Kapsules, Weekly Previews That Make Choosing a Film Fun, by Kam Williams

  OPENING THIS WEEK Kam’s Kapsules Weekly Previews That Make Choosing a Film Fun by Kam Williams For movies opening April 21, 2017 BIG BUDGET FILMS Born in China (G) Nature documentary, narrated by Jon Krasinski, mounting an epic expedition deep into the wilds of China to monitor the daily lives of three elusive species: […]

Oscar-Nominated Civil Rights Docudrama Released on DVD

Hidden Figures, DVD Review by Kam Williams, NASA, African-American, female mathematicians, Kevin Costner, Octavia Spencer, Taraji P. Henson, Janelle Monae

  Hidden Figures DVD Review by Kam Williams Oscar-Nominated Civil Rights Docudrama Released on DVD All of the astronauts picked by NASA to participate in its maiden manned space programs, Mercury and Gemini, were white males. However, behind the scenes, there was a dedicated team of African-American, female mathematicians who played a pivotal role in […]

Top Ten DVD List for April 18, 2017

This Week’s DVD Releases, Kam Williams, Top Ten DVD List, 04/18/2017

This Week’s DVD Releases by Kam Williams Top Ten DVD List for April 18, 2017                     Hidden Figures https://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B01LTI1RHQ/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20 Punching Henry https://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B01N6TX4GV/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20 The Umbrellas of Cherbourg [The Criterion Collection] https://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B01N6S6PQD/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20 Ocean Waves https://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B06WVBQMK5/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20 A League of Their Own [25th Anniversary Edition] https://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B06XC3C3X2/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20 The Young Girls of […]

WWI Saga Revolves around Love Triangle in the Midst of Ethnic Cleansing

The Promise, Film Review by Kam Williams, Oscar Isaac, Angela Sarafyan, Muslim, Armenian, ethnic cleansing, heroism

  The Promise Film Review by Kam Williams WWI Saga Revolves around Love Triangle in the Midst of Ethnic Cleansing It’s Eastern Turkey in 1914, which is where we find druggist Mikael Boghosian (Oscar Isaac) applying his trade in his half-Armenian/half-Turkish village where Christians and Muslims get along swell. The ambitious, young apothecary would really […]

For movies opening April 14, 2017

MOVIES OPENING THIS WEEK, Kam's Kapsules, Weekly Previews That Make Choosing a Film Fun, by Kam Williams

  OPENING THIS WEEK Kam’s Kapsules Weekly Previews That Make Choosing a Film Fun by Kam Williams For movies opening April 14, 2017 BIG BUDGET FILMS The Fate of the Furious (PG-13 for profanity, suggestive content, and prolonged sequences of violence and destruction) 8th installment in the Fast and Furious franchise finds Dom (Vin Diesel) […]

“Is It Real or Is It Mockumentary?” Headscratcher Comes to DVD

Actor Martinez DVD Review by Kam Williams, ine line between fact and fiction, co-directors Mike Ott and Nathan Silver, Mildly amusing

  Actor Martinez DVD Review by Kam Williams “Is It Real or Is It Mockumentary?” Headscratcher Comes to DVD Did you see I’m Still Here (2010), the mockumentary chronicling Joaquin Phoenix’s supposed retirement from acting to try his hand at rap music? Well, what made that movie fascinating was how it was edited in such […]

Six-Time, Oscar-Nominee Released on Home Video

Lion, Blu-ray Review by Kam Williams, Dev Patel, Nicole Kidman, Abhishek Bharate, Khushi Solanki, A Long Way Home

  Lion Blu-ray Review by Kam Williams Six-Time, Oscar-Nominee Released on Home Video Saroo (Dev Patel) had the misfortune of being born into poverty in India’s Khandwa district. He lived there with his single-mom, Kamla (Priyanka Bose), along with his big brother, Guddu (Abhishek Bharate), and younger sister, Shekila (Khushi Solanki). His illiterate mother was […]