Clara Mamet’s Impressive Directorial Debut Available on DVD

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  Two-Bit Waltz DVD Review by Kam Williams Clara Mamet’s Impressive Directorial Debut Available on DVD     Maude (Clara Mamet) is a rudderless rebel without a clue, much to the chagrin of her concerned parents, Carl (William H. Macy) and Anita (Rebecca Pidgeon). Not only does the out of control 17 year-old start her […]

Raunchy Sequel Featuring Bateman, Sudeikis and Day Released on DVD

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  Horrible Bosses 2 DVD Review by Kam Williams Raunchy Sequel Featuring Bateman, Sudeikis and Day Released on DVD   Timing is everything, when it comes to comedy, and this sequel suffers from an acute case of terrible timing. First of all, with the Bill Cosby rape allegations figuring so prominently in the news nowadays, […]

Simon Pegg Stars as Shrink Seeking Joy in Peripatetic Road Comedy

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  Hector and the Search for Happiness DVD Review by Kam Williams Simon Pegg Stars as Shrink Seeking Joy in Peripatetic Road Comedy     Hector (Simon Pegg) is a funny duck, as they say. The eccentric neat freak is lucky to have a gorgeous girlfriend like Clara (Rosamund Pike) who’s willing to put up […]

Bounty Hunter Befriends Runaway Slave in Civil War Drama

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  The Retrieval DVD Review by Kam Williams Bounty Hunter Befriends Runaway Slave in Civil War Drama   It is 1864, and the bloody conflict between the Union and the Confederacy is raging. Against the ominous backdrop of battle and cannon fire in the distance, we are introduced to Will (Ashton Sanders), a 13 year-old […]

Ensemble Comedy Examines State of Race Relations in the Ivy League

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Dear White People DVD Review by Kam Williams Ensemble Comedy Examines State of Race Relations in the Ivy League   The academics are tough enough at Winchester University, a mythical Ivy League institution. It’s too bad that black students there also have to worry about making themselves comfortable socially. That’s precisely the predicament we find […]

Brad Pitt Plays Tough Tank Commander in WWII Flick

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  Fury DVD Review by Kam Williams Brad Pitt Plays Tough Tank Commander in WWII Flick     It is April of 1945, and the Allies are making major inroads across the European theater. However, Adolf Hitler has responded to the attrition in the ranks of his army by exhorting women and children to take […]

Wife Weighs Absentee Hubby’s Worth in Introspective Tale of Female Empowerment

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  Middle of Nowhere DVD Review by Kam Williams Wife Weighs Absentee Hubby’s Worth in Introspective Tale of Female Empowerment   Middle of Nowhere is a cinematic masterpiece reminiscent of those rare treasures that have managed to capture an authentic slice ofAfrican-American life, ala such black classics as Love Jones (1997), The Best Man (1999), […]

Melissa McCarthy Road Comedy Released on DVD

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Tammy DVD Review by Kam Williams Melissa McCarthy Road Comedy Released on DVD   Melissa McCarthy was apparently able to write her own ticket after winning an Emmy for her TV sitcom Mike & Molly in 2011 and landing an Oscar nomination for Bridesmaids in 2012. So, she used that leverage to greenlight a star […]