Vengeful Parishioner Threatens Priest in Irish Morality Play

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Calvary Film Review by Kam Williams   Vengeful Parishioner Threatens Priest in Irish Morality Play               While hearing confessions in church one day, Father James Lavelle (Brendan Gleeson) gets the shock of his life. First, a disturbed man recounts in lurid detail how, as a child, he’d been raped by a priest every other day […]

Unplanned Pregnancy Pressures Sophomoric Slacker to Mature in Scandinavian Social Satire

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The Almost Man (Mir Eller Mindre Mann) Film Review by Kam Williams   Unplanned Pregnancy Pressures Sophomoric Slacker to Mature in Scandinavian Social Satire   Henrik Sandvik (Henrik Rafaelsen) is a slacker who’s never had to grow up. The 35 year-old underachiever is still doted on by a helicopter mom (Anne Ma Usterud) willing to […]

Grisly Sequel Chronicles Another Struggle to Survive Annual One-Day War of Attrition

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  The Purge: Anarchy Film Review by Kam Williams    Grisly Sequel Chronicles Another Struggle to Survive Annual One-Day War of Attrition   Dateline: America, 2023. It’s now nine years since the country voted the New Founders of America into power. High on that elitist political party’s agenda was designating March 21st as the Purge, a […]

Philly Serves as Backdrop for Character-Driven Tale of Romance and Redemption

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Sucka 4 Luv Film Review by Kam Williams   Philly Serves as Backdrop for Character-Driven Tale of Romance and Redemption Chris (Spank Horton) is a man with serious anger management issues. After getting fired for losing his temper on the job yet again, he makes his way to Rittenhouse Square where things quickly go from […]

Zach Braff Stars in Delightful, Dysfunctional Family Dramedy

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Wish I Was Here Film Review by Kam Williams   Zach Braff Stars in Delightful, Dysfunctional Family Dramedy             As an actor, Zach Braff is most closely associated with the character J.D. from Scrubs, the Emmy-winning sitcom which enjoyed a nine-year run on network television from 2001 to 2010. As a director, he’s best known for […]

Revisionist Documentary Speculates about Alternative U.S. Reality

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America: Imagine the World without Her Film Review by Kam Williams   Revisionist Documentary Speculates about Alternative U.S. Reality What would the U.S. look like today if the Minutemen had lost the Revolutionary War to England? That query is the launching pad ofAmerica: Imagine the World without Her, an unapologetically right-wing documentary written, directed and narrated […]

Shades of “Taken” Abound in Gruesome Nicolas Cage Vigilante Vehicle

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Rage Film Review by Kam Williams   Shades of “Taken” Abound in Gruesome Nicolas Cage Vigilante Vehicle   In recent years, Nicholas Cage has made a lot of mediocre movies, and Rage is no exception. This B-movie action flick might be best thought of as an unapologetic rip-off of the Liam Neeson vigilante vehicle Taken. […]

Nick Cannon Makes Directorial Debut with Help of Star-Studded Cast

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School Dance Film Review by Kam Williams   Nick Cannon Makes Directorial Debut with Help of Star-Studded Cast   Nick Cannon is a versatile entertainer known as an actor, comedian, rapper, radio DJ, TV host and as the husband of pop dive Mariah Carey. With School Dance, Nick steps behind the camera to add filmmaker […]