Top Ten DVD List for October 21, 2014

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This Week’s DVD Releases by Kam Williams     Top Ten DVD List for October 21, 2014   Downton Abbey: Seasons One, Two, Three & Four http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00KX45CJW/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20   The Vincent Price Collection II http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00LMBURV8/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20   America and the Holocaust: Deceit and Indifference http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00H4ZEI20/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20   Snowpiercer http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00M7D824O/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20   Wish I Was Here http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00MJDV0LY/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20   Nuclear Nation: […]

Grisly Sci-Fi Sequel Chronicles America’s Annual Day of Lawlessness

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The Purge: Anarchy DVD Review by Kam Williams Grisly Sci-Fi Sequel Chronicles America’s Annual Day of Lawlessness   Dateline: America, 2023. It’s now nine years since the country voted the New Founders of America into power. High on that elitist political party’s agenda was designating March 21st as the Purge, a day on which all […]

High School Sweethearts Reunite in Adaptation of Bittersweet Best Seller

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The Best of Me Film Review by Kam Williams High School Sweethearts Reunite in Adaptation of Bittersweet Best Seller   The real test of a good tearjerker is whether or not it moves you to tears. And this movie managed to make me cry in spite of myself. As this film unfolded, I frequently found […]

For movies opening October 17, 2014

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Kam’s Kapsules: Weekly Previews That Make Choosing a Film Fun by Kam Williams For movies opening October 17, 2014   BIG BUDGET FILMS   The Best of Me (PG-13 for sexuality, violence, brief profanity and some drug use) Romance drama based on the Nicholas Sparks best-seller of the same name and revolving around the reunion […]

Stevie Nicks Private Exhibition Party of Polaroids

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  Stevie Nicks Private Exhibition Party of Polaroids Gallery Opening Review by Susan Doran     It was clear that Stevie Nicks is older and ever bolder when on last Thursday night she and the producer of her new album (“24 Karat Gold – Songs from the Vault”), Dave Stewart (formerly of the Eurythmics), flanked […]

Top Ten DVD List for October 14, 2014

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  This Week’s DVD Releases by Kam Williams Top Ten DVD List for October 14, 2014   X Men: Days of Future Past http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00K7IPGS6/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20   You and the Night http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00LP0D330/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20   Secrets of Iconic British Estates http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00KX44RNO/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20   The Equation of Life http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00M58FRWQ/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20   Mystery Road http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00LD0VACI/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20   Every Three Seconds http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00MBO8LFO/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20   Boobs http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00LYD887Y/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20 […]

Brad Pitt Stars as Tank Commander in WWII Battle Flick

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Fury Film Review by Kam Williams Brad Pitt Stars as Tank Commander in WWII Battle Flick   It is April of 1945, and the Allies are making major inroads across the European theater. However, Adolf Hitler has responded to the attrition in the ranks of his army by exhorting women and children to take up […]

Social Satire Takes Sophisticated Look at Race Relations in the Ivy League

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Dear White People Film Review by Kam Williams Social Satire Takes Sophisticated Look at Race Relations in the Ivy League   The academics are tough enough at Winchester University, a mythical Ivy League institution. It’s too bad that black students there also have to worry about making themselves comfortable socially. That’s precisely the predicament we […]

7th X-Men Episode Finds Wolverine Traveling Back in Time for the Sake of the Future

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X-Men: Days of Future Past DVD Review by Kam Williams  7th X-Men Episode Finds Wolverine Traveling Back in Time for the Sake of the Future   X-Men: Days of Future Past represents the 7th episode in the storied mutant series, and is the 3rd directed by Bryan Singer who also helmed X-Men 1 and 2. […]

Zane Steamy Best Seller Adapted into Moralizing, Melodramatic Soap Opera

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  Addicted Film Review by Kam Williams Zane Steamy Best Seller Adapted into Moralizing, Melodramatic Soap Opera   I’m not sure whether in these more enlightened, politically correct times I’m allowed to call a movie a “chick flick” anymore. But when I went to see Addicted, the only other guys in attendance were the couple […]