Boz Scaggs Brings His Mellow Brand of Blue-Eyed Soul to the Garden State

Boz Scaggs Concert Review by Kam Williams   Boz Scaggs Brings His Mellow Brand of Blue-Eyed Soul to the Garden State               Boz Scaggs will be turning 70 next month, but you’d never know it judging by his demanding two-hour set, including three encores, at New Jersey’s legendary State Theatre in New Brunswick on May 7th. […]

MOVIES OPENING THIS WEEK!

OPENING THIS WEEK Kam’s Kapsules: Weekly Previews That Make Choosing a Film Fun by Kam Williams For movies opening May 9, 2014     BIG BUDGET FILMS   Chef (R for profanity and sexual references) Jon Favreau wrote, directed and stars in this kitchen sink comedy as a cook who quits his job at a fancy […]

Gaga over Gugu!

Gugu Mbatha-Raw The “Belle” Interview with Kam Williams  Gaga over Gugu! Born in Oxford, England on June 30, 1983, Gugu Mbatha-Raw trained at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in London. Her first professional role was as Celia in an open air production of Shakespeare’s As You Like It. Gugu subsequently landed roles at Manchester’s Royal Exchange Theatre […]

Your Friendly Neighborhood Webslinger Engages New Adversaries in Scintillating Sequel

The Amazing Spider-Man 2 Film Review by Kam Williams Your Friendly Neighborhood Webslinger Engages New Adversaries in Scintillating Sequel If the idea behind a sequel to a summer blockbuster is to up the ante in terms of bombast and intensity, then The Amazing Spider-Man 2 certainly fits the bill. This installment is bigger and better […]

Tired Trio Takes Break from Domestic Duties in Faith-Based Family Comedy

Moms’ Night Out Film Review by Kam Williams   Tired Trio Takes Break from Domestic Duties in Faith-Based Family Comedy               Allyson Field (Sarah Drew) really can’t complain. After all, her life is the epitome of the American Dream. She has a handsome husband who adores her and is an excellent provider, too. She has […]

Surrealistic Saga Explores Coming-of-Age Jewish in Sweden during WWII

Simon and the Oaks (Simon och ekarna) DVD Review by Kam Williams Surrealistic Saga Explores Coming-of-Age Jewish in Sweden during WWII               Set in Sweden in 1939, Simon & the Oaks is a surrealistic, coming-of-age saga which unfolds against the backdrop of World War II. The title character, Simon (played by Jonatan S. Wachter, younger, then by […]

Screen Adaptation of Mystery TV Series Arrives on DVD

Veronica Mars DVD Review by Kam Williams   Screen Adaptation of Mystery TV Series Arrives on DVD                Veronica Mars was a critically-acclaimed TV series which enjoyed a three-year run from 2004 until 2007. Kristen Bell starred in the title role as a smart aleck teen detective who spent most of her free time solving […]

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   […]