Kam’s Kapsules: For movies opening April 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 April 17, 2015   BIG BUDGET FILMS   Child 44 (R for violence, profanity, disturbing images and a sex scene) Screen adaptation of Tom Rob Smith’s best-selling political thriller of the same name, set behind […]

Sinister Sorority Suspected of Satanism in Compelling Cautionary Tale

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  The Sisterhood of Night Film Review by Kam Williams Sinister Sorority Suspected of Satanism in Compelling Cautionary Tale   Mary Warren (Georgie Henley) was once a popular straight-C student voted most likely to become famous by the student body at Kingston High in upstate New York. But everything changed the day a jealous competitor […]

Top Ten DVD List for April 14, 2015

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  This Week’s DVD Releases by Kam Williams Top Ten DVD List for April 14, 2015   Imitation of Life: 2 Movie Collection [1934 and 1959 Versions] http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00ST5TBUI/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20   The King of Masks http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00SJTEBVS/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20   Foyle’s War: Set Eight http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00QG6IESM/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20   He Loves Me, He Loves Me Not http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00SJTEC0S/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20   Fred Astaire: 4 Movie Collection […]

Kam’s Kapsules: For movies opening April 10, 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 April 10, 2015     BIG BUDGET FILMS   Beyond the Mask (PG for action, violence and mature themes) Faith-based historical drama about a former mercenary (Andrew Cheney) for the British East India Company who […]

Crime Writer Becomes Embroiled in Real-Life Murder Mystery in Multilayered Neo-Noir

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  Man from Reno Film Review by Kam Williams Crime Writer Becomes Embroiled in Real-Life Murder Mystery in Multilayered Neo-Noir   Aki Akahori (Ayako Fujitani) is a mystery writer in her native Japan where she is famous for her best-selling “Inspector Takabe” series. But despite achieving phenomenal success and the fanfare surrounding the release of […]

Undocumented Workers Strike for Minimum Wage in Inspirational Documentary

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  The Hand That Feeds Film Review by Kam Williams Undocumented Workers Strike for Minimum Wage in Inspirational Documentary     In spite of the existence of a law setting the minimum wage at $7.25 per hour, Manhattan’s Hot & Crusty (H&C) bakery only compensated its Latino staff members a measly $5 per hour. That’s […]

Will Ferrell and Kevin Hart Co-Star in Unlikely-Buddies Comedy

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  Get Hard Film Review by Kam Williams Will Ferrell and Kevin Hart Co-Star in Unlikely-Buddies Comedy     Thanks to a flourishing career as a hedge fund manager, James King (Will Ferrell) is living in the lap of luxury in a sprawling, Bel Air mansion. Furthermore, the pampered multimillionaire’s stock seems about to skyrocket, […]

Mercenary-Turned-Patriot Redeems Himself in Revolutionary Era Faith-Based Drama

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  Beyond the Mask Film Review by Kam Williams Mercenary-Turned-Patriot Redeems Himself in Revolutionary Era Faith-Based Drama     Up until 1775, cold-blooded assassin William Reynolds (Andrew Cheney) never had a problem with his job as a hit man for the East India Tea Company. But the veteran mercenary finally developed second thoughts about his […]