Top Ten DVD List for October 28, 2014

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This Week’s DVD Releases by Kam Williams   Top Ten DVD List for October 28, 2014   Begin Again http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00M7D81FO/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20   How We Got to Now http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00LLQ2A2S/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20   Wish I Was Here http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00MJDV0LY/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20   Accused: Series One & Two http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00KOW4AQE/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20   Vera: Set Four http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00LH98QR2/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20   The Mystery of Happiness http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00LVZK5H6/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20   Death Comes to […]

Siblings Fall for Same Lass in Incestuous Romance Drama

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  Private Peaceful Film Review by Kam Williams Siblings Fall for Same Lass in Incestuous Romance Drama     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 […]

Rainbow in the Cloud

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Rainbow in the Cloud The Wisdom and Spirit of Maya Angelou by Maya Angelou Random House Hardcover, $20.00 128 pages, Illustrated ISBN: 978-0-8129-9645-6 Book Review by Kam Williams   “’Words mean more than what is set down on paper,’ Maya Angelou wrote in her groundbreaking memoir ‘I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings.’ Indeed, Angelou’s […]

For movies opening October 24, 2014

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OPENING THIS WEEK Kam’s Kapsules: Weekly Previews That Make Choosing a Film Fun by Kam Williams For movies opening October 24, 2014     BIG BUDGET FILMS   Ouija (PG-13 for disturbing violence, frightening images and mature themes) Horror flick about a tight-knit group of teens who unwittingly awaken a dormant dark force when they […]

Gina the Dreamer

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Gina Prince-Bythewood The “Beyond the Lights” Interview with Kam Williams Gina the Dreamer   Born on June 10, 1969, Gina Maria Prince-Bythewood studied film at UCLA before beginning her career as a writer for the TV sitcom, “A Different World.” In 2000, she made a noteworthy directorial debut with the critically-acclaimed Love & Basketball, which […]

"E.T." Inspired Adventure Arrives on DVD

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Earth to Echo DVD Review by Kam Williams “E.T.” Inspired Adventure Arrives on DVD   Most people know E.T. revolves around several kids who befriend an alien stranded on Earth and eager to return home before ill-intentioned adults can do him any harm. That coming-of-age classic landed four Academy Awards back in 1983, and was […]

Zach Braff DVD Features Delightful, Dysfunctional Family Dramedy

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Wish I Was Here DVD Review by Kam Williams Zach Braff DVD Features 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 […]

Top Ten DVD List for October 21, 2014

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This Week’s DVD Releases by Kam Williams     Top Ten DVD List for October 21, 2014   Downton Abbey: Seasons One, Two, Three & Four http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00KX45CJW/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20   The Vincent Price Collection II http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00LMBURV8/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20   America and the Holocaust: Deceit and Indifference http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00H4ZEI20/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20   Snowpiercer http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00M7D824O/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20   Wish I Was Here http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00MJDV0LY/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20   Nuclear Nation: […]