Movies Opening This Week! May 2, 2014

OPENING THIS WEEK Kam’s Kapsules: Weekly Previews That Make Choosing a Film Fun by Kam Williams For movies opening May 2, 2014     BIG BUDGET FILMS   The Amazing Spider-Man 2 (PG-13 for action and sci-fi violence) Second installment in re-booted Marvel Comics franchise finds your friendly neighborhood superhero (Andrew Garfield) wooing Gwen (Emma Stone) […]

Spidey’s Flawless Stone

Emma StoneThe “Spider-Man 2” Interview with Kam Williams   Spidey’s Flawless Stone Emily Jean Stone was born on November 6, 1988 in Scottsdale, Arizona where she started acting at an early age. With her striking beauty and sincere talent, the Golden Globe-nominated actress (for Easy A) has claimed her place as one of Hollywood’s most […]

This Week’s DVD Releases

This Week’s DVD Releases by Kam Williams     Top Ten DVD List for April 29, 2014   These Birds Walk http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/%20B00IEHY2I2/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20   Father Brown: The Complete Collection http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00HYZ0ZLS/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20   Up the Junction http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00HAHJK52/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20   Betty Boop: The Essential Collection: Volume Three http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00HAHJK4I/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20   Frontline: Generation Like http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00HUAGZRA/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20   Gamera Ultimate Collection: Volume One http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00I099JWI/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20   […]

CRITICALLY ACCLAIMED NEW DOCUMENTARY JEWS OF EGYPT AVAILABLE ON VOD

CRITICALLY ACCLAIMED NEW DOCUMENTARY JEWS OF EGYPT NOW AVAILABLE ON VOD EXCLUSIVELY ON WWW.REELHOUSE.ORG   Following a successful two week theatrical run at Quad Cinema in New York City and in response to the many requests by audiences outside of New York City to have access to see this very important documentary, JEWS OF EGYPT is […]

18th C. Biopic Revisits Life of Ex-Slave Raised as Aristocrat

  Belle Film Review by Kam Williams 18th C. Biopic Revisits Life of Ex-Slave Raised as Aristocrat   Born in the West Indies in 1761, Dido Belle (Gugu Mbatha-Raw) was the product of the taboo union of Mary Belle, an African slave, and John Lindsay (Matthew Goode), a British ship captain. Upon Mary’s death, the concerned […]

Siblings Adjust to Menopause in Entertaining Tale of Female Empowerment

  The M Word Film Review by Kam Williams  Siblings Adjust to Menopause in Entertaining Tale of Female Empowerment             Menopause apparently affects women differently, even if they happen to share the same genes, as is the case with Carson (Frances Fisher), Rita (Mary Crosby) and Louise (Eliza Roberts). Each of these sisters is struggling to […]

This Week’s DVD Releases

This Week’s DVD Releases by Kam Williams Top Ten DVD List for April 22, 2014 The Address http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00HUAH02O/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20 Sleep, My Love http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00H8J2KZE/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20 The Mr. Magoo Theatrical Collection http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B0062KMDWU/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20 The Suspect http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00HRJVHMW/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20 Black Nativity http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00H4IH0MC/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20 Easy Yoga: The Secret to Strength and Balance http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00HUAGZKW/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20 Chances Are [25th Anniversary Edition] http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00D2UMHGA/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20 Russia’s Open Book: Writing in the Age […]

Gettysburg Address Revisited Via Novel Ken Burns Documentary

The Address DVD Review by Kam Williams   Gettysburg Address Revisited Via Novel Ken Burns Documentary On November 19, 1863, Abraham Lincoln traveled to Gettysburg, Pennsylvania to dedicate a cemetery at the site of the bloodiest battle of the Civil War. The President kept his remarks to a mere two minutes, paling in length to […]

Weekly Previews That Make Choosing a Film Fun

OPENING THIS WEEK Kam’s Kapsules: Weekly Previews That Make Choosing a Film Fun by Kam Williams For movies opening April 25, 2014     BIG BUDGET FILMS   Brick Mansions (PG-13 for profanity, sexual menacing, gunplay, drug use and pervasive violence) Remake of the French action-thriller District B-13, now set in a dystopian, walled-in Detroit, and […]

You Gotta See Taraji!

Taraji P. Henson The “From the Rough”Interview with Kam Williams You Gotta See Taraji! Taraji P. Henson earned an Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actress opposite Brad Pitt in David Fincher’s THE CURIOUS CASE OF BENJAMIN BUTTON. She is a 2011 Emmy-nominee for Best Actress in a Movie or Miniseries for Lifetime’s TAKEN FROM […]