Natalie Portman Channels Jackie Kennedy in Oscar-Nominated Performance

Jackie, DVD Review by Kam Williams, Jackie Kennedy, bittersweet docudrama, assassination, JFK, behind the scenes, Pablo Larrain, mental state

  Jackie DVD Review by Kam Williams Natalie Portman Channels Jackie Kennedy in Oscar-Nominated Performance How did Jackie Kennedy feel in the wake of her husband’s assassination in Dallas on November 22, 1963? That is the question explored in Jackie, a picture which paints a perceptive portrait of Camelot’s First Lady by speculating about her […]

For movies opening March 17, 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 March 17, 2017 BIG BUDGET FILMS Beauty and the Beast (PG for action, peril, violence and frightening images) Emma Watson and Dan Stevens co-star as the title characters in this musical adaptation of the French […]

Intriguing Expose’ Chronicles Billionaire’s Crusade vs. Possible Pyramid Scheme

Betting on Zero, Film Review by Kam Williams, Ponzi racket, Herbalife, ill-advised enterprise, criminal enterprise, Carl Icahn

  Betting on Zero Film Review by Kam Williams Intriguing Expose’ Chronicles Billionaire’s Crusade vs. Possible Pyramid Scheme     Every couple of years or so, I get approached by a friend or acquaintance excited about some great new product that they’ve just quit their job to sell. Curiously, instead of trying to get me […]

Badinage with Brother Hodge!

Aldis Hodge, The “Underground / Hidden Figures”, Interview with Kam Williams

  Aldis Hodge The “Underground / Hidden Figures” Interview with Kam Williams Badinage with Brother Hodge! Aldis Hodge is perhaps best known for his role as Alec Hardison on the TNT series Leverage which nabbed a People’s Choice Award in 2013, in addition to his role as MC Ren in  Straight Outta Compton. Furthermore, he […]

Top Ten DVD List for March 14, 2017

This Week’s DVD Releases, Kam Williams, Top Ten DVD List, 03/14/2017

  This Week’s DVD Releases by Kam Williams Top Ten DVD List for March 14, 2017 Fences https://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B01LTI0KQA/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20 Elle https://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B01M8MVUW3/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20 Jackie https://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B01LTI1LA4/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20 Red Dawn [Collector's Edition] https://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B01NCK6BGQ/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20 Secrets of the Six Wives https://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B01N5EQI2E/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20 Robo-Dog: Airborne https://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B01NH34F9Y/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20 Mickey and the Roadster Racers https://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B01NCIRGHW/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20 Passengers https://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B01LTI0BPU/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20 The Love Witch https://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B01NAPV3FJ/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20 100 Streets https://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B01NCQ8ERT/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20 Honorable Mention Collateral Beauty […]

Viola Davis Delivers Oscar-Winning Performance in Adaptation of August Wilson Classic

Fences, Blu-ray Review by Kam Williams, Denzel Washington, Mykelti Williamson, Stephen Henderson, Russell Hornsby, racism, Viola Davis, August Wilson Classic

  Fences Blu-ray Review by Kam Williams Viola Davis Delivers Oscar-Winning Performance in Adaptation of August Wilson Classic Back in 1987, Fences won both the Pulitzer Prize for Drama and the Tony Award for Best Play. The August Wilson classic, set in the Pittsburgh in the Fifties, chronicled the day-to-day struggle of a blue-collar, African-American […]

Zany Mockumentary Features Computer Tech-Turned-Aspiring Actor

Actor Martinez, Film Review by Kam Williams, headscratcher, Denver, Joaquin Phoenix, Mike Ott, Nathan Silver

  Actor Martinez Film Review by Kam Williams Zany Mockumentary Features Computer Tech-Turned-Aspiring Actor 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 a way as to make […]

Vibrant Art is Alive in Paducah, Kentucky

National Quilting Museum, Kentucky, highest rated tourism destinations, travelling exhibits, Ohio River, workshops, educational opportunities

    Vibrant Art is Alive in Paducah, Kentucky by Amy Lignor   Everyone has seen a quilt, but many do not understand that these are literal works of art. Some are handed down from generation to generation; some provide a patchwork of pictures that cover all aspects of one’s life. There are quilts in […]

For movies opening March 10, 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 March 10, 2017 BIG BUDGET FILMS Kong: Skull Island (PG-13 for action, intense violence and brief profanity) Reboot of the King Kong franchise, set in 1971, revolving around an ill-fated expedition to an uncharted Polynesian […]

Ill-Fated Expedition Explores Uncharted Island in Riveting Reboot of Classic Horror Franchise

Kong: Skull Island, Film Review by Kam Williams, King Kong, Samuel L.Jackson, John Goodman, Brie Larson, John C. Reilly, Tom Hiddleston

  Kong: Skull Island Film Review by Kam Williams Ill-Fated Expedition Explores Uncharted Island in Riveting Reboot of Classic Horror Franchise The beloved classic King Kong (1933), starring Fay Wray, revolved around an expedition to an uncharted island in the Indian Ocean inhabited by an array of prodigious prehistoric creatures. The explorers proceed to capture […]