Cruise and Company Reunite to Topple Terrorist Organization

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    Mission: Impossible Rogue Nation Film Review by Kam Williams   Cruise and Company Reunite to Topple Terrorist Organization   Rogue Nation is the fifth installment in the Mission: Impossible franchise featuring Tom Cruise as the dashing and daring Ethan Hunt. This episode has everything you’d expect from an action-oriented espionage thriller: international intrigue, […]

For movies opening July 31, 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 July 31, 2015 BIG BUDGET […]

Sixties Documentary Revisits Legendary Debates between Gore Vidal and William F. Buckley

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Best of Enemies Film Review by Kam Williams Sixties Documentary Revisits Legendary Debates between Gore Vidal and William F. Buckley Gore Vidal and William F. Buckley, Jr. were among the most brilliant and articulate minds of their generation. The pair were also polar opposites, politically, which made the idea of hiring them to appear in […]

Next Generation of Griswolds Heads for Walley World in Travel Franchise’s 7th Episode

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Vacation Film Review by Kam Williams Next Generation of Griswolds Heads for Walley World in Travel Franchise’s 7th Episode   National Lampoon’s Vacation is an enduring film franchise launched back in 1978 by the late John Hughes, the brains behind such Chicago-centric screen classics as Ferris Bueller’s Day Off; Trains, Planes & Automobiles; Home Alone; […]

Top Ten DVD List for July 28, 2015

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  This Week’s DVD Releases by Kam Williams Top Ten DVD List for July 28, 2015                        TV Guide Classics: Television Legends http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00VX21VWK/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20 The Best of British Comedy http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00VX21W10/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20 Uncertain Terms http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00XKJFSBO/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20 The Water Diviner http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00WL3RWF0/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20 Kaboul Kitchen: Season One http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00ZLNQY6A/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20 Blue & White Crime […]

For movies opening July 24, 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 July 24, 2015   BIG BUDGET FILMS       Paper Towns (PG-13 for profanity, sexuality, underage drinking and partial nudity) Adaptation of John […]

Ex-Champ Mounts Comeback in Bittersweet Boxing Tale of Redemption

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  Southpaw Film Review by Kam Williams   Ex-Champ Mounts Comeback in Bittersweet Boxing Tale of Redemption   Billy Hope (Jake Gyllenhaal) surmounted incredible odds en route to becoming the World Light Heavyweight Boxing Champ. After all, his prospects weren’t exactly brilliant, given how he’d been abandoned by his mother at birth. But he was […]

Top Ten DVD List for July 21, 2015

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  This Week’s DVD Releases by Kam Williams Top Ten DVD List for July 21, 2015                        What We Do in the Shadows http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00ZA9T4JE/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20 My Beautiful Laundrette [Criterion Collection] http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00W6OFI9Q/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20 I, Madman http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00VX223IQ/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20 X-Men: Days of Future Past [The Rogue Cut] http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00X99CUV6/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20 Committed http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00W64YPKE/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20 Stories […]

Lighthearted Sequel Features More Seniors’ Shenanigans in Indian Rest Home

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  The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel DVD Review by Kam Williams   Lighthearted Sequel Features More Seniors’ Shenanigans in Indian Rest Home   When we last saw Sonny Kapoor (Dev Patel), he had just proposed to his thoroughly-modern girlfriend Sunaina (Tina Desai), much to the chagrin of his meddling, more traditional mother (Lillete Dubey). […]

For movies opening July 17, 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 July 17, 2015 BIG BUDGET FILMS       Ant-Man (PG-13 for violence) 12th installment in the Marvel Cinematic Universe series stars […]