Harrowing Horror Flick Unfolds at Haunted High School

131838_ori.jpg

  The Gallows Film Review by Kam Williams Harrowing Horror Flick Unfolds at Haunted High School Back in 1993, a student accidentally died onstage during the opening night performance of “The Gallows,” a macabre play being staged at Beatrice High. The unfortunate understudy, a last-minute replacement for the suddenly-indisposed star, was somehow hanged when the […]

Shades of Face/Off in Brain Transplant Sci-Fi Thriller

130241_ori-SelfLess.jpg

  Self/Less Film Review by Kam Williams   Shades of Face/Off in Brain Transplant Sci-Fi Thriller   In the 1997 thriller Face/Off, an FBI agent underwent a face transplant in order to crack a terrorist plot. It’s hard not to think of that film while watching Self/Less which revolves around another radical surgical procedure, namely, […]

Kids Disappear in Dust Storm in Atmospheric Aussie Thriller

132143_ori.jpg

  Strangerland Film Review by Kam Williams   Kids Disappear in Dust Storm in Atmospheric Aussie Thriller   Pharmacist Matthew Parker (Joseph Fiennes) has just moved his family from Australia’s capital city of Canberra to a tiny town in the Australian Outback where he has accepted a position at the only drug store for miles […]

Tatum and Team Turn Up the Titillation in Sequel

131747_ori.jpg

  Magic Mike XXL Film Review by Kam Williams Tatum and Team Turn Up the Titillation in  Sequel What made the original Magic Mike so appealing was it’s raw-edged, realistic feel that made you forgot you were even watching a movie. This relatively-superficial sequel tosses the notion of plausible character and plot development out the […]

Faith-Based Family Film Finds Believer & Doubting Thomas Bonding En Route to Vietnam War Memorial in DC

image4.jpg

  Faith of Our Fathers Film Review by Kam Williams   Faith-Based Family Film Finds Believer & Doubting Thomas Bonding En Route to Vietnam War Memorial in DC   GIs Steven George (Sean McGowan) and Edward Adams (Scott Whyte,) became best friends while serving behind enemy lines in Vietnam, despite the fact that the former […]

Teens Terrorized over the ‘Net in Found Footage Horror Flick

130528_ori.jpg

  Unfriended Film Review by Kam Williams Teens Terrorized over the ‘Net in Found Footage Horror Flick     On April 9, 2013, Laura Barns (Heather Sossaman) drank too much at a high school classmate’s unsupervised keg party, and promptly passed out and pooped on herself. Time was when such immature behavior might be forgiven […]

Alternative Medicine Documentary Extols the Virtues of Holistic Healing

44.jpg

  The Business of Disease Film Review by Kam Williams Alternative Medicine Documentary Extols the Virtues of Holistic Healing     The healthcare industrial complex spends billions of dollars on packaging and branding brainwash us into believing that there are no viable alternatives to Western medicine’s approach to curing this or that illness. In fact, […]

Fetish Flick Fails to Match Intensity of Erotic Best-Seller

126728_gal.jpg

  Fifty Shades of Grey Film Review by Kam Williams Fetish Flick Fails to Match Intensity of Erotic Best-Seller   Fifty Shades of Grey marked the remarkable writing debut of TV executive-turned-romance novelist Erika Mitchell. Publishing under the pen name E.L. James, the British author has enjoyed unparalleled success, selling over 100 million copies worldwide […]