Better Than Good Hair (BOOK REVIEW)

Better Than Good Hair The Curly Guide to Healthy, Gorgeous Natural Hair by Nikki Walton with Ernessa T. Carter Amistad Books Paperback, $14.99 224 pages ISBN: 978-0-06-212376-3 Book Review by Kam Williams “I often get stopped on the street by other black women. They tell me they love my hair and want to know who […]

Jack the Giant Slayer (FILM REVIEW)

Jack the Giant Slayer  Film Review by Kam Williams Headline: Farm Boy Rises to the Occasion in Breathtaking Adaptation of Beloved Fairytale When Jack (Nicholas Hoult) was a little boy, his imagination was whetted by a bedtime story about a mythical war waged ages ago against a fearsome race of giants that had descended from […]

Bryan Singer (INTERVIEW)

Bryan Singer The “Jack the Giant Slayer” Interview with Kam Williams Headline: The Life of Bryan Bryan Singer has consistently entertained audiences between a bold visual style and richly drawn characters ever since his making a noteworthy feature film debut in 1993 with the Sundance Film Festival’s Grand Jury Prize-winner “Public Access.” He gained widespread […]

Hitchcock (DVD REVIEW)

Hitchcock DVD Review by Kam Williams Historical Docudrama Recounts the Making of Horror Classic “Psycho” It wasn’t long after the Hollywood premiere of North by Northwest in July of 1959 that Alfred Hitchcock (Anthony Hopkins) was already searching for his next project, since he was at his most content making movies. After passing on all […]

Benjamin Bratt (INTERVIEW)

Benjamin Bratt The “Snitch” Interview with Kam Williams Headline: All about Benjamin Born in San Francisco on December 16, 1963, Benjamin Bratt’s career has successfully spanned movie and television for over 25 years. His impressive resume includes the critically acclaimed Piñero, in a powerful portrayal of poet-playwright-actor Miguel Piñero; Steven Soderbergh’s Traffic; and The Woodsman, […]

Incredible Burt Wonderstone (FILM REVIEW)

The Incredible Burt Wonderstone Film Review by Kam Williams Headline: Carrey and Carell Reunite to Make Movie Magic, Literally and Figuratively Back in 2003, Jim Carrey was upstaged as the title character of Bruce Almighty by a scene-stealing Steve Carell as motor-mouthed, TV newscaster Evan Baxter. Consequently, Carrey wasn’t even around for the sequel, Evan […]

Life of Pi (DVD REVIEW)

Life of Pi DVD Review by Kam Williams Headline: Oscar-Winning Seafaring Tale of Survival Available on DVD Pi Patel (Suraj Sharma) was raised Hindu before converting to Catholicism and Islam all on his own. The spiritually-promiscuous, 16 year-old’s parents reacted differently to the changes in the boy’s unorthodox behavior which included going to church and […]

3-12 Top Ten DVD Releases

This Week’s DVD Releases by Kam Williams Headline: Top Ten DVD List for March 12, 2013 Life of Pi You’ve Been Trumped Sholem Aleichem Tristana Hitchcock Samson and Delilah The Hunchback of Notre Dame – 2 Movie Collection Crossroad Borgen: Season One Max & Ruby: A […]

Dead Man Down (FILM REVIEW)

Dead Man Down Film Review by Kam Williams Headline: Revenge-Minded Neighbors Enter Pact in Convoluted Thriller Grief-stricken Lazlo Kerick (Colin Farrell) never recovered from the gruesome murder of his wife (Beata Dalton). It came on orders from a vicious mob boss intent on preventing her from testifying in court. Amoral Alphonse Hoyt (Terrence Howard) also […]

3-15 Kam’s Kapsules

OPENING THIS WEEK Kam’s Kapsules: Weekly Previews That Make Choosing a Film Fun by Kam Williams For movies opening March 15, 2013 BIG BUDGET FILMS The Call (R for violence, profanity and disturbing content) Crime thriller about a veteran 911 operator (Halle Berry) who gets a shot at redemption when she’s forced to confront a […]