Campy Horror Comedy Comes to Home Video

The Love Witch, DVD Review by Kam Williams, Samantha Robinson, visually-captivating, cornball adventure, feminist fantasy

  The Love Witch DVD Review by Kam Williams Campy Horror Comedy Comes to Home Video Elaine Parker (Samantha Robinson) only became a witch after being abandoned by her late husband. An incurable romantic with fairy princess fantasies, the gorgeous widow still harbors hopes of finding Mr. Right. With that goal in mind, she relocates […]

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 […]

Reverential Rockumentary Revisits Career of Late Rock Icon

Eat That Question: Frank Zappa in His Own Words, DVD Review by Kam Williams, Mothers of Invention, Frank Zappa, brilliant mind of a Renaissance man

  Eat That Question: Frank Zappa in His Own Words DVD Review by Kam Williams Reverential Rockumentary Revisits Career of Late Rock Icon Frank Zappa (1940-1993) is best remembered as the front man and lead guitarist of the Mothers of Invention, the avant-garde rock band that started developing a dedicated cult following in 1966 with […]

Consummate Magicians Reunite for Another Cloak-and-Dagger Adventure

Now You See Me 2, DVD Review by Kam Williams, Directed by Jon M. Chu, the Four Horsemen,eye-popping blockbuster

  Now You See Me 2 DVD Review by Kam Williams Consummate Magicians Reunite for Another Cloak-and-Dagger Adventure It’s been three years since we last saw the world’s greatest illusionists, aka the , playing a dangerous game of cat-and-mouse with the FBI. Now, the master magicians have resurfaced for a mesmerizing, mindbending adventure which ups […]

Saldana Does Simone in Warts-and-All Biopic

Nina, DVD Review by Kam Williams, Zoe Saldana, controversial biopic

  Nina DVD Review by Kam Williams Saldana Does Simone in Warts-and-All Biopic Most of the pre-release buzz surrounding this controversial biopic swirled around the debate about Zoe Saldana’s darkening her skin, donning an afro wig and wearing a prosthetic nose to portray Nina Simone (1933-2003). Apparently, in these politically-correct times, some consider the casting […]

Animated Adaptation of Video Game App Arrives on DVD

The Angry Birds Movie, DVD Review by Kam Williams, kooky, kitchen sink comedy

  The Angry Birds Movie DVD Review by Kam Williams Animated Adaptation of Video Game App Arrives on DVD With over three billion downloads and counting, Angry Birds is the most popular app of all time. Nevertheless, one need not be familiar with the video game to enjoy this delightful animated adventure. The kid-oriented cartoon […]

Highest-Grossing Chinese Film of All Time Arrives on DVD

Monster Hunt, DVD Review by Kam Williams, Raman Hui, highest-grossing Chinese film, martial arts/comedy

  Monster Hunt DVD Review by Kam Williams Highest-Grossing Chinese Film of All Time Arrives on DVD Directed by Raman Hui (Shrek the Third), Monster Hunt was released across Asia last summer where it became the highest-grossing Chinese film of all time. The version I watched was dubbed into English, which served to turn the […]

Noam Chomsky Issues Urgent Appeal on Behalf of Rapidly-Disappearing Middle-Class

Noam Chomsky, the Establishment, Requiem for the American Dream, Machiavellian manipulations, elimination of class mobility, DVD Review by Kam Williams

  Requiem for the American Dream DVD Review by Kam Williams Noam Chomsky Issues Urgent Appeal on Behalf of Rapidly-Disappearing Middle-Class MIT Professor Noam Chomsky has been an outspoken critic of the Establishment ever since opposing the Vietnam War way back in the Sixties. At 87, the controversial firebrand is now decrying the incredible gulf […]

Key & Peele Co-Star as Slumming Geeks in Fish-Out-of-Water Comedy

Keanu,DVD Review by Kam Williams, Jordan Peele, Keegan-Michael Key, Comedy

  Keanu DVD Review by Kam Williams Key & Peele Co-Star as Slumming Geeks in Fish-Out-of-Water Comedy Rell (Jordan Peele) was so inconsolable after being dumped by his girlfriend that getting high didn’t help ease the pain. But then, while crying on the shoulder of his cousin Clarence (Keegan-Michael Key), a cute, little kitten appeared […]

Faith-Based Drama Recounting Miraculous Recovery Released on DVD

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  Miracles from Heaven DVD Review by Kam Williams Faith-Based Drama Recounting Miraculous Recovery Released on DVD Annabel Beam (Kylie Rogers) was born in Burleson, Texas where she was raised by her parents on a farm surrounded by cats, dogs, goats, cows and a donkey. She enjoyed an idyllic childhood there with her sisters, Abbie […]