Top Ten DVD List for March 3, 2015

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  This Week’s DVD Releases by Kam Williams Top Ten DVD List for March 3, 2015   NFL Superbowl Champions XLIX: New England Patriots http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00R041BAW/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20   Foxcatcher http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00QK4ANEI/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20   The Bridge http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00RWKN9W2/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20   A Place to Call Home: Season One http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00PKPGLOY/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20   Big Muddy http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00R9O4YB6/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20   Believe Me http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00RCPF9I4/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20   Nazi Mega Weapons: Series Two […]

For movies opening February 27, 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 February 27, 2015   BIG BUDGET FILMS   Focus (R for profanity, sexuality and brief violence) Will Smith stars in this crime caper about a con man who meets his match when he falls for […]

Birdman Soars over the Competition!

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Oscar Recap 2015 Birdman Soars over the Competition! Evening Marked by a Profusion of Political Acceptance Speeches By Kam Williams   Birdman won Best Picture at the 87th annual Academy Awards on a night periodically punctuated by politically-conscious acceptance speeches. That film and The Grand Budapest Hotel tied for the most wins, 4, followed by […]

Jim Carrey and Jeff Daniels Reprise Their Roles as Mentally-Challenged Buddies

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  Dumb and Dumber To DVD Review by Kam Williams Jim Carrey and Jeff Daniels Reprise Their Roles as Mentally-Challenged Buddies     It took the Farrelly Brothers, Peter and Bobby, two decades to bring back co-stars Jim Carrey and Jeff Daniels for a follow-up to Dumb and Dumber, their hit comedy that netted nearly […]

Bill Murray Bittersweet Character Study Released on DVD

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  St. Vincent DVD Review by Kam Williams Bill Murray Bittersweet Character Study Released on DVD     Almost nothing is right in Vincent MacKenna’s (Bill Murray) life. The aging, Vietnam War vet is still suffering from PTSD. Plus, he’s fighting a losing battle against with booze, cigarettes and gambling, which has left him deeply […]

Period Piece Recounts Industrial Disaster Caused by Union Carbide

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  Bhopal: A Prayer for Rain DVD Review by Kam Williams Period Piece Recounts Industrial Disaster Caused by Union Carbide   On the night of December 2, 1984, a pesticide plant located in Bhopal, India spewed tons of toxic gas into the air as the result of a reaction of water with a chemical called […]

Nine-Time Oscar-Nominee Arrives on DVD

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  Birdman DVD Review by Kam Williams Nine-Time Oscar-Nominee Arrives on DVD     A couple of decades ago, actor Riggan Thomson (Michael Keaton) was sitting atop the showbiz food chain. However, the former box-office star’s stock has been in sharp decline since he stopped playing Birdman after a trio of outings as the popular, […]

The Envelope Please:

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  Oscar Predictions 2015   The Envelope Please: Who Will Win, Who Deserves to Win, Who Was Snubbed by Kam Williams   While Selma’s Academy Awards stock plummeted in the wake of allegations of historical inaccuracies, that of American Sniper simultaneously skyrocketed, thanks to both booming box-office returns and very positive word of mouth. However, […]