Vintage Brosnan in Serpentine Spy Thriller

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  The November Man DVD Review by Kam Williams Vintage Brosnan in Serpentine Spy Thriller   Director Roger Donaldson is probably most closely associated with No Way Out, one of the best espionage thrillers ever made. The accomplished Australian revisits the genre with The November Man, though this picture pales in comparison to his ingenious, […]

Madea Mixes Mirth and Message in Modern Holiday Parable

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  A Madea Christmas DVD Review by Kam Williams Madea Mixes Mirth and Message in Modern Holiday Parable   Mabel “Madea” Simmons is the moralizing, motor-mouthed senior citizen created and first introduced on stage by the incomparable Tyler Perry. The compulsive granny is a self-righteous vigilante who can’t help but intervene on the spot whenever […]

Adaptation of Bittersweet Best-Seller Arrives on DVD

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If I Stay DVD Review by Kam Williams Adaptation of Bittersweet Best-Seller Arrives on DVD   Mia Hall (Chloe Grace Moretz) is a bright 17 year-old full of the bloom of youth. Between playing the cello purely for pleasure and dating the doting boy of her dreams (Jamie Blackley), the happy high school senior considers […]

Borscht Belt Documentary about Legendary Jewish Comedians Coming to DVD

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When Comedy Went to School DVD Review by Kam Williams Borscht Belt Documentary about Legendary Jewish Comedians Coming to DVD   What do such legendary comics as Danny Kaye, Jerry Stiller, Sid Caesar, Jackie Mason, Don Rickles, David Brenner, Buddy Hackett, Henny Youngman, Lenny Bruce, Mort Sahl, Woody Allen, Jerry Lewis, Mel Brooks, Joan Rivers, […]

Mother of All Tornados Hits Oklahoma in Special F/X-Driven Disaster Flick

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  Into the Storm DVD Review by Kam Williams Mother of All Tornados Hits Oklahoma in Special F/X-Driven Disaster Flick   The skies are deceptively serene over Silverton, Oklahoma, offering no reminder of the fact that four people recently perished in a deadly tornado that touched down in a neighboring city. Consequently, we find the […]

Tatum and Hill Reunite for Raunchy Sequel as Cops Undercover on College campus

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  22 Jump Street DVD Review by Kam Williams Tatum and Hill Reunite for Raunchy Sequel as Cops Undercover on College campus   When we last saw LAPD Officers Morton Schmidt (Jonah Hill) and Greg Jenko (Channing Tatum), the partners were handed new identities and sent back to high school in order to crack a […]

Enchanting Musical Adventure Set in NYC Arrives on DVD

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Begin Again DVD Review by Kam Williams Enchanting Musical Adventure Set in NYC Arrives on DVD   Greta (Keira Knightley) followed her college sweetheart (Adam Levine) to Manhattanwhen he was signed to a lucrative record deal with a major music label. However, the overnight fame went to Dave’s head and he soon started to stray. […]

Brit Hackers Steal Gangster’s Identity in Fact-Based Mob Saga

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Plastic DVD Review by Kam Williams Brit Hackers Steal Gangster’s Identity in Fact-Based Mob Saga   Sometimes, a film unfolds so fast and furiously that it’s hard to keep score. Such is the case with Plastic, a high-octane, high body count affair following the antics of a stolen credit card ring run by a brilliant […]