Blake Lively Shines as Surfer Stranded in Shark-Infested Waters

The Shallows, Blu-ray Review by Kam Williams, Blake Lively, Janelle Bailey, enjoyable screamfest

  The Shallows Blu-ray Review by Kam Williams Blake Lively Shines as Surfer Stranded in Shark-Infested Waters Nancy Adams (Blake Lively) was so shaken by her mother’s (Janelle Bailey) untimely death that she’s dropped out of med school. In order to feel closer to her dearly departed mom, she’s decided to vacation at the same […]

For movies opening September 23, 2016

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 September 23, 2016 BIG BUDGET FILMS The Magnificent Seven (PG-13 for intense violence, smoking, profanity and suggestive material) Remake of the 1960 classic Western revolving around a rag-tag team of gunslingers recruited by a desperate […]

Matthew McConaughey Stars as Rebel Soldier-Turned-Slave Revolt Leader

Free State of Jones, Blu-ray/DVD Combo Pack, Review by Kam Williams, Matthew McConaughey, Civil War, overdue history lesson

  Free State of Jones Blu-ray/DVD Combo Pack Review by Kam Williams Matthew McConaughey Stars as Rebel Soldier-Turned-Slave Revolt Leader While the slave raids led by Nat Turner and John Brown have been well documented in the annals of American history, the relatively-successful exploits of another notorious abolitionist insurrectionist have somehow slipped through the cracks. […]

WILD OATS DVD Announcement

Wild Oats, SHIRLEY MACLAINE, JESSICA LANGE, OCTOBER 4, 2016, DVD Announcement

  NEWLY RICH. NEWLY SINGLE. FOREVER YOUNG. STARRING ACADEMY AWARD® WINNERS SHIRLEY MACLAINE AND JESSICA LANGE   AVAILABLE ON DVD, DIGITAL HD AND ON DEMAND OCTOBER 4, 2016 BEVERLY HILLS, CA – (September 19, 2016) – Acclaimed director Andy Tennant’s (Hitch, Sweet Home Alabama) refreshing and hilarious comedy Wild Oats arrives on DVD on October […]

There’s More to Fall Than Football

Jack Bauer, American Horror Story, Man With a Plan, Fall TV Schedule

  There’s More to Fall Than Football by Amy Lignor   Although football returning is usually the “most anticipated” part of Fall TV, this time there are also some actual new TV shows that people are chomping at the bit to get a look at. Some out there are waiting to see if old Jack […]

Top Ten DVD List for September 20, 2016

This Week’s DVD Releases, Kam Williams, Top Ten DVD List, 09/20/16

This Week’s DVD Releases by Kam Williams Top Ten DVD List for September 20, 2016 Empire: The Complete Second Season https://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B01D3RP1R8/ref=nosim/thslfofire-20 Colliding Dreams https://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B01HH4TI04/ref=nosim/thslfofire-20 Wedding Doll https://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B01GKED4VQ/ref=nosim/thslfofire-20 Beauty and the Beast: 25th Anniversary Edition https://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B004WE01YA/ref=nosim/thslfofire-20 Pretty Dead: 10 Horror Films https://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B01IDHQYXS/ref=nosim/thslfofire-20 Bill & Ted’s Most Excellent Collection https://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B01GSW5VMK/ref=nosim/thslfofire-20 The Real MVP: The Wanda Durant Story […]

Denzel Reunites with Fuqua in Worthy Overhaul of Kurosawa Classic

The Magnificent Seven, Film Review by Kam Williams, Denzel Washington

  The Magnificent Seven Film Review by Kam Williams Denzel Reunites with Fuqua in Worthy Overhaul of Kurosawa Classic Directed by the legendary Akira Kurosawa in 1954, Seven Samurai was a groundbreaking film which had a profound influence on the evolution of cinema for generations to come. Superficially, that seminal work merely reads like a […]

For movies opening September 16, 2016

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 September 16, 2016 BIG BUDGET FILMS Blair Witch (R for profanity, terror and disturbing images) Found-footage horror sequel revolving around a college student (James Allen McCune) who leads a group of classmates deep into a […]

Scholastic Announces Sales of More Than 3.3 Million Copies of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Parts One and Two

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Parts I & ll, Scholastic, 3.3 million copies, J.K. Rowling, John Tiffany, Jack Thorne, eighth Harry Potter story

  Scholastic Announces Sales of More Than 3.3 Million Copies of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Parts One and Two New York, NY (August 10, 2016) — Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Parts One and Two script book, the eighth Harry Potter story by J.K. Rowling, John Tiffany, and Jack Thorne, published in […]

Joseph Gordon-Levitt Plays Infamous Whistleblower in Reverential, Cloak-and-Dagger Drama

Snowden, Film Review by Kam Williams, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Whistleblower, Drama

  Snowden Film Review by Kam Williams Joseph Gordon-Levitt Plays Infamous Whistleblower in Reverential, Cloak-and-Dagger Drama Earlier this year, the film Citizenfour won the Academy Award in the Best Documentary category. But given how the movie made less than $4 million worldwide, one might reasonably conclude that the details of Edward Snowden’s (Joseph Gordon-Levitt) dump […]