Trilogy Finale Available on Features Bilbo and Pals in Epic Showdown

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  The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies DVD Review by Kam Williams Trilogy Finale Available on Features Bilbo and Pals in Epic Showdown   The Battle of the Five Armies is the third and closing chapter in The Hobbit series based on the classic fantasy novel of the same name by J.R.R. Tolkien. […]

WWII Flick Recounts Real-Life Ordeal of American POW

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  Unbroken DVD Review by Kam Williams WWII Flick Recounts Real-Life Ordeal of American POW   Do you remember how, Infamous, a biopic about Truman Capote, was released right on the heels of the one entitled Capote? But because the latter had already received considerable critical acclaim, including an Oscar for the late Philip Seymour […]

Chris Rock Romantic Romp Released on DVD

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  Top Five DVD Review by Kam Williams Chris Rock Romantic Romp Released on DVD     In Birdman, Michael Keaton played a fading star trying to revive a career that had been in decline since he’d become typecast after playing a superhero in a series of blockbusters on the big screen. That plotline wasn’t […]

Adaptation of Beloved Broadway Musical Arrives on DVD

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  Annie DVD Review by Kam Williams Adaptation of Beloved Broadway Musical Arrives on DVD     Little Orphan Annie was a syndicated comic strip created by Harold Gray (1894-1968) which debuted in the New York Daily News on August 5, 1924. The cartoon revolved around the misadventures of an adorable 11 year-old with curly […]

This Critic’s Pick as #1 Foreign Film of 2014 Available on DVD

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Web Junkie DVD Review by Kam Williams This Critic’s Pick as #1 Foreign Film of 2014 Available on DVD     How long do you think you could you survive without access to a cell phone or computer? A few hours? A day? A week? How about three months? That’s the degree of deprivation awaiting […]

Faith-Based Morality Play Arrives on DVD

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  Believe Me DVD Review by Kam Williams Faith-Based Morality Play Arrives on DVD     Even though I was raised in the church and attended services religiously as a child, I was simultaneously warned by my skeptical grandmother that sometimes, “The closer supposedly to Christ, the further from God.” That sage old saying came […]

Deliberately-Paced, Multi-Layered Mystery Arrives on DVD

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  Big Muddy DVD Review by Kam Williams Deliberately-Paced, Multi-Layered Mystery Arrives on DVD     Martha Barlow (Nadia Litz) is a femme fatale with a checkered past and plenty of skeletons in her closet. Consequently, she’s done her best to keep off the grid, raising her son, Andy (Justin Kelly), in relative seclusion in […]

Bittersweet, WWI Love Story Brought to DVD

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  Private Peaceful DVD Review by Kam Williams Bittersweet, WWI Love Story Brought to DVD     Tommo (George MacKay) and Charlie Peaceful (Jack O’Connell) had a healthy sibling rivalry while growing up in Devon at the dawn of the 20th Century. The brothers were raised on a sprawling country estate owned by a family […]