Raunchy Revenge Comedy Released on DVD

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Neighbors DVD Review by Kam Williams Raunchy Revenge Comedy Released on DVD   When Kelly (Rose Byrne) and Mac Radner (Seth Rogen) decided to settle down in suburbia, they reasonably expected to raise their newborn in a quiet community. But that dream was threatened soon thereafter, when the local chapter of Delta Psi Beta bought […]

Screen Adaptation of Cat-and-Mouse Murder Mystery Arrives on DVD

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The Calling DVD Review by Kam Williams Screen Adaptation of Cat-and-Mouse Murder Mystery Arrives on DVD   Hazel Micallef (Susan Sarandon) was thinking about retiring from the Port Dundas police force because of the herniated disc which left her addicted to both booze and painkillers. But the hobbled detective decided to put those plans on […]

For movies opening September 19, 2014

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OPENING THIS WEEK Kam’s Kapsules: Weekly Previews That Make Choosing a Film Fun by Kam Williams For movies opening September 19, 2014   BIG BUDGET FILMS   Hector and the Search for Happiness (R for profanity and brief nudity) Screen version of the Francois Lelord best seller about an eccentric psychiatrist (Simon Pegg) who embarks […]

Ken Burns Biopic Paints Revealing Portrait of Influential American Political Dynasty

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The Roosevelts: An Intimate History Film Review by Kam Williams Ken Burns Biopic Paints Revealing Portrait of Influential American Political Dynasty Between Theodore (1901-1909) and Franklin (1933-1945), a Roosevelt was in the White House for 20 years of the 20th Century. It is not surprising, then, that they, in conjunction with FDR’s wife Eleanor, would […]

Rollicking Road Comedy Chronicles Eccentric Shrink’s Crazy Quest for Joy

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Hector and the Search for Happiness Film Review by Kam Williams Rollicking Road Comedy Chronicles Eccentric Shrink’s Crazy Quest for Joy   Hector (Simon Pegg) is a funny duck, as they say. The eccentric neat freak is lucky to have a gorgeous girlfriend like Clara (Rosamund Pike) who’s willing to put up with his odd […]

Top Ten DVD List for September 16, 2014

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This Week’s DVD Releases by Kam Williams   Top Ten DVD List for September 16, 2014   The Roosevelts: An Intimate History http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00JKJ0XJU/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20   Ilo Ilo http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00JDRT7GY/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20   Casting By http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00L4EGJ2Y/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20   Godzilla http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00K2CHVSK/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20   Captain America: Winter Soldier http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00KHD5FK0/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20   Evergreen: The Road to Legalization http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00L4EGIPW/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20   The German Doctor http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00L4EGIV6/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20   Grey’s Anatomy: […]

Housewife and Kids Abducted by Killer in Edge of Your Seat Thriller

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No Good Deed Film Review by Kam Williams Housewife and Kids Abducted by Killer in Edge of Your Seat Thriller   It is usually a bad sign when a movie studio decides not to preview a picture for film critics. In the case of No Good Deed, Screen Gems claimed that it was refraining from […]

Family Grieves Patriarch in Droll Dramedy Based on Best Seller

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This Is Where I Leave You Film Review by Kam Williams Family Grieves Patriarch in Droll Dramedy Based on Best Seller   When Mort Altman (Will Swenson) passes away, his children return home reasonably expecting to remain in town briefly. After all, despite being raised Jewish, they have no reason to expect to sit shiva, […]

‘Tweener Documentary Takes Look at Life from That Awkward Age

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I Am Eleven Film Review by Kam Williams  ‘Tweener Documentary Takes Look at Life from That Awkward Age   11 is that awkward age when most boys are bashful and self-conscious about their cracking voices while the girls are gangly and getting their first period. If you’re wondering what today’s kids are thinking about as […]

Battle-of-the-Sexes Sequel Shifts Setting to Vegas for Wedding

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Think Like a Man Too DVD Review by Kam Williams Battle-of-the-Sexes Sequel Shifts Setting to Vegas for Wedding     The surprise hit Think Like a Man was #1 at the box-office over its opening weekend back in April of 2012. Inspired by Steve Harvey’s best-selling, “Act Like a Lady, Think Like a Man,” the […]