Wesley Jonathan Interview

Wesley Jonathan “The Soul Man” Interview with Kam Williams Headline: Wesley’s Pearls of Wisdom! Born in Los Angeles on October 18, 1978, Wesley Jonathan entered showbiz at an early age. He currently plays Burrell “Stamps” Ballentine on TV Land’s The Soul Man. The hit sitcom’s 2nd season premieres Wednesday, June 19 at 11pm ET/PT. The […]

6-21 Kam’s Kapsules

OPENING THIS WEEK  Kam’s Kapsules: Weekly Previews That Make Choosing a Film Fun by Kam Williams For movies opening June 21, 2013 BIG BUDGET FILMS Monsters University (G) Disney animated adventure, a prequel set about a decade before the events of Monsters, Inc., finds polar opposite Mike (Billy Crystal) and Sully (John Goodman) pledging the […]

Quartet DVD Review

Quartet  DVD Review by Kam Williams Headline: Delightful Opera-Oriented Romantic Dramedy Directed by Dustin Hoffman Sometimes a gem of a movie slips through the cracks that really has no business getting lost. Such is the case with Quartet, a delightful dramedy directed by Dustin Hoffman and starring Maggie Smith. Since the film was released in […]

20′ from Stardom Film Review

Twenty Feet from Stardom Film Review by Kam Williams Headline: Backup Singers Belatedly Get Their Props in Pop Music Documentary Do the names Merry Clayton, Lisa Fischer, Darlene Love, Claudia Lennear, Tata Vega or Lynn Mabry ring a bell? Probably not, yet you are undoubtedly very familiar with their stellar work as backup singers for […]

Mumia DVD Review

Mumia: Long Distance Revolutionary DVD Review by Kam Williams Headline: Reverential Documentary Sidesteps Question of Cause Celebre’s Innocence or Guilt Wesley Cook, aka Mumia Abu-Jamal, was born on April 24, 1954 in the City of Brotherly Love. There, he founded a branch of the Black Panthers at the age of 15 after being kicked by […]

6-18 Top Ten DVD Releases

This Week’s DVD Releases by Kam Williams Headline: Top Ten DVD List for June 18, 2013 Great Zebra Exodus http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00BQI4394/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20 The Ghost Army http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00C12ZIN4/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20 Frontline: Syria behind the Lines http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00C12ZJ9W/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20 Jack the Giant Slayer http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00CFA227C/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20 Lidia Celebrates America: Freedom and Independence http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00BQIMZX0/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20 Room 514 http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00B2TURYC/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20 Smithsonian Channel: Aerial America [New England Collection] http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00CA5MCR2/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20 American Mary […]

Ross Mathews Interview

Ross Mathews  The “Man Up!” Interview with Kam Williams Headline: Across from Ross Born in Mount Vernon, Washington on September 24, 1979, Ross Mathews has traveled the world and established himself as one of the most in-demand television correspondents in the pop-culture arena today. Endearing and witty, undeniably funny and one of the hardest working […]

Man of Steel Film Review

Man of Steel  Film Review by Kam Williams Headline: Superman’s Roots Explored in Riveting Reboot of DC Comics Series To my generation, Superman was just “a strange visitor from another planet” who was “faster than a speeding bullet, more powerful than a locomotive and able to leap tall buildings in a single bound“ in “a […]

6-14 Kam’s Kapsules

OPENING THIS WEEK  Kam’s Kapsules: Weekly Previews That Make Choosing a Film Fun by Kam Williams For movies opening June 14, 2013 BIG BUDGET FILMS Man of Steel (PG-13 for profanity, sci-fi violence and intense action sequences) Henry Cavill stars as Clark Kent in this reboot of the Superman series about an alien raised from […]

The Purge Film Review

The Purge  Film Review by Kam Williams Headline: Barricaded Family Fights to Survive in Futuristic Horror Flick The setting is America in 2022, a disturbing dystopia where the prisons are even more overcrowded than we find them today. Consequently, the overwhelmed authorities have come up with a unique way of dealing with crime, namely, designating […]