Newcomer Samples Manhattan Singles Scene in Raunchy Romantic Comedy

  How to Be Single Film Review by Kam Williams Newcomer Samples Manhattan Singles Scene in Raunchy Romantic Comedy When Alice (Dakota Johnson) graduated from college, it would have been very easy for her to settle down with her college sweetheart of four years. After all, Josh (Nicholas Braun) was not only a nice guy […]

DVD Exposes Neo-Nazi Enclave in North Dakota

  Welcome to Leith DVD Review by Kam Williams DVD Exposes Neo-Nazi Enclave in North Dakota Does the name Craig Cobb ring a bell? It didn’t for me either. But the notorious white supremacist is on the Southern Poverty Law Center’s watch list of the Top Ten most dangerous racists in America.  He also mentored […]

Documentary about Radical Political Party Premieres on PBS on February 16th

  The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution TV Review by Kam Williams Documentary about Radical Political Party Premieres on PBS on February 16th The late Stokely Carmichael is famous for coining the phrase “Black power!” What he might not be as well remembered for is founding the Black Panthers. Frustrated by the tortoise-paced progress […]

Top Ten DVD List for February 9, 2016

  This Week’s DVD Releases by Kam Williams Top Ten DVD List for February 9, 2015                        99 Homes http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B016BSPXKG/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20 Second Coming http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B0193VP41G/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20 Marshland http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B019GNI8TG/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20 Playin’ for Love http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B016PGEUNU/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20 Estranged http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B0192SWWFQ/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20 Spectre http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B018WXLFSM/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20 Crimson Peak http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B016JB0JDG/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20 The Carol Burnett Show: Treasures from the Vault http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B018DQV44I/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20 […]

Ryan Reynolds Absolutely ‘Marvel’-ous as Wisecracking Superhero

  Deadpool Film Review by Kam Williams Ryan Reynolds Absolutely ‘Marvel’-ous as Wisecracking Superhero Technically, Deadpool is the 8th installment in the X-Men film franchise, although it’s  different enough from the others to stand on its own. In fact, it’s not only the first R-rated offering in the Marvel Comics series, but the first humor-driven […]

Pedophile Priests Repent at Secluded Retreat in Unsettling Drama Set in Chile

  The Club (El Club) Film Review by Kam Williams Pedophile Priests Repent at Secluded Retreat in Unsettling Drama Set in Chile The critically-acclaimed Spotlight recently addressed the problem of pedophilia in the priesthood from the point of view of the victims. But if you’re looking for a take on the issue more sympathetic to […]

Poignant Character Study Examines Toll Exacted by Alzheimer’s

  Of Mind and Music Film Review by Kam Williams Poignant Character Study Examines Toll Exacted by Alzheimer’s Dr. Alvaro Cruz (Joaquim de Almeida) is a world-renowned neuroscientist specializing in the study of Alzheimer’s. But nothing in the research that he’s conducted to date could save the life of his mother (Laura Costine) who passed […]

For movies opening February 5, 2016

  OPENING THIS WEEK Kam’s Kapsules: Weekly Previews That Make Choosing a Film Fun by Kam Williams For movies opening February 5, 2016   BIG BUDGET FILMS Hail, Caesar! (PG-13 for sensuality, smoking, violence and mild epithets) Day-in-the-life dramedy, directed by the Coen Bros and set in the Fifties, revolving around a Hollywood fixer (Josh […]