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 […]

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 […]

For movies opening March 3, 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 3, 2017 BIG BUDGET FILMS Before I Fall (PG-13 for mature themes, bullying, sexuality, violent images, profanity and underage drinking) Adaptation of Lauren Oliver’s young adult novel of the same name about a recently-deceased […]

La La Land, I Mean Moonlight, Wins Best Picture

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  2017 Oscar Recap by Kam Williams La La Land, I Mean Moonlight, Wins Best Picture Climactic Moment Ruined by Monumental Blunder  The Academy Awards ended on a sour note when Faye Dunaway announced that favorite La La Land had won the Oscar for Best Picture. Trouble is, she and co-presenter Warren Beatty had been […]

American Masters — Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise

Maya Angelou, PBS-TV Review, by Kam Williams, African-American icon, poet,author,actress,director,civil rights activist

  American Masters — Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise Premieres nationwide Tuesday, February 21 at 8 p.m. on PBS (check local listings) Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise PBS-TV Review by Kam Williams PBS’ American Masters Broadcasts Revealing Retrospective about the Late Icon Maya Angelou (1928-2014) was born Marguerite Annie Johnson,in St. Louis, Missouri […]

For movies opening February 24, 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 February 24, 2017 BIG BUDGET FILMS Collide (PG-13 for violence, profanity, sexuality and drug use) Action thriller about a couple of American tourists (Nicholas Hoult and Felicity Jones) backpacking across Europe who end up on […]

Historical Drama Recounts Scandalous Interracial Romance

A United Kingdom, Film Review, by Kam Williams, David Oyelowo, King of Bechuanaland, Vusi Kunene, racial segregation, whirlwind romance

  A United Kingdom Film Review by Kam Williams Historical Drama Recounts Scandalous Interracial Romance Upon the untimely death of his father, Seretse Khama (David Oyelowo) was crowned the King of Bechuanaland at the tender age of 4. But his Uncle Tshekedi (Vusi Kunene) assumed the reins of power until the heir apparent could complete […]

Best Picture Nominated WWII Biopic Arriving on DVD

Hacksaw Ridge, DVD Review, by Kam Williams, Andrew Garfield, Pearl Harbor, Seventh-day Adventist, Mel Gibson

  Hacksaw Ridge DVD Review by Kam Williams Best Picture Nominated WWII Biopic Arriving on DVD     Desmond Doss (Andrew Garfield) was born in the Blue Ridge Mountains where he was raised as a Seventh-day Adventist. Devoutly religious, he followed his faith’s literal interpretation  of the 10 Commandments, including the 5th’s dictate that “Thou […]

Six-Time Nominee Out on DVD

Manchester by the Sea, DVD Review, by Kam Williams, Casey Affleck, C.J. Wilson, Kyle Chandler,

  Manchester by the Sea DVD Review by Kam Williams Six-Time Nominee Out on DVD Lee Chandler (Casey Affleck) was having a hard time hanging on to his job as a janitor in Quincy, Massachusetts, when he received word from a family friend (C.J. Wilson) that his big brother, Joe (Kyle Chandler), had just suffered […]

For movies opening February 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 February 17, 2017 BIG BUDGET FILMS A Cure for Wellness (R for violence, profanity, disturbing images, graphic nudity, sexuality and a rape) Psychological thriller about a young executive (Dane DeHaan) who becomes suspicious about a […]