For Ryan Out Loud!

  Ryan Coogler The “Fruitvale Station” Interview with Kam Williams   Born in Oakland, California on May 23, 1986, Ryan Coogler attended college on a football scholarship, playing wide receiver as an undergrad before earning his MFA in Film and Television Production at the University of Southern California in 2011. He worked as a security guard and as […]

July 26 2013, Weekly Previews That Make Choosing a Film Fun

  OPENING THIS WEEK Kam’s Kapsules: by Kam Williams For movies opening July 26, 2013     BIG BUDGET FILMS   The Wolverine (PG-13 for sexuality, profanity and intense violence) Sixth installment in Marvel Comics’ X-Men franchise, set in Japan, finds Wolverine (Hugh Jackman) stripped of his invincibility and locked in a life or death battle with a […]

Top Ten DVD List for July 23, 2013

  This Week’s DVD Releases by Kam Williams     Cloudburst http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN//ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20    New World http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00C6WHPO4/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20   Ginger & Rosa http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00CMCCAHK/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20   Home Run http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00DQCSWUE/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20   God Don’t Make the Laws http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00C68SGSC/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20   House Party: Tonight’s the Night http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00D3RQQ9Q/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20   The Jack Benny Program: The Lost Episodes http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B008Z0D5L8/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20   Dark Power http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00C3JUJJS/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20   Let’s Learn Colors http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00CKYHH82/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20 […]

Israel Revisited via a Collage Culled from Home Movies

  Israel: A Home Movie Film Review by Kam Williams Most people’s general impressions of Israel come as a result of watching news stories prepared by professional journalists. If you’re interested in getting a more intimate feeling of the country untainted by politics, you might want to check out this documentary by Eliav Lilti. The movie is basically […]

Speedy Snail Enters Indy 500 in Family-Oriented Animated Adventure

  Turbo Film Review by Kam Williams Speedy Snail Enters Indy 500 in Family-Oriented Animated Adventure   Theo (Ryan Reynolds) is routinely ridiculed by his friends for entertaining what they see as the impossible dream of one day competing in the Indianapolis 500. Even his brother, Chet (Paul Giamatti), suggests that, “The sooner you accept the reality of […]

Paranormal Investigation Revisited in Fact-Based Horror Flick

    Paranormal Investigation Revisited in Fact-Based Horror Flick The Conjuring Film Review by Kam Williams In 1952, Ed (Patrick Wilson) and Lorraine Warren (Vera Farmiga) founded the New England Society for Psychic Research. Back then, the couple also began devoting a wing of their home to a museum of occult artifacts they would collect over the […]

Temptation

  Temptation DVD Review by Kam Williams Latest Tyler Perry Morality Play Contemplates Consequences of Infidelity   I was pleasantly surprised by the latest morality play from Tyler Perry, a melodramatic soap opera which I saw in a theater with a crowd that was about 90% black and female. As far as what the sisters thought of […]

Top Ten DVD List for July 16, 2013

  Top Ten DVD List for July 16, 2013    This Week’s DVD Releases by Kam Williams 42 http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B009NNM9TU/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20   Arthur C. Clarke Collection http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00C25352Q/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20   Blood and Sand http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00BQ6TIVO/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20   Wild Bill http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00BY8DE2I/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20     Bullet to the Head http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B005S9EJVY/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20   The Fruit Hunters http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00BY8DKCM/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20   Animal Planet: Wild Deep http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00CIUGDMO/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20   Sexual Freedom: Sex Stories […]

A Heart to Heart with Kevin Hart

  A Heart to Heart with Kevin Hart The “Kevin Hart: Let Me Explain” Interview with Kam Williams   Born in Philadelphia on July 6, 1980, Kevin Hart is one of the most versatile comedic actors in both television and film. He’s recently delivered memorable performances in Think Like a Man which grossed over 90 million dollars in theaters, […]

Tina Fey and Paul Rudd Co-Star in Adoption Mama Drama

  Tina Fey and Paul Rudd Co-Star in Adoption Mama Drama   Admission DVD Review by Kam Williams   Portia Nathan (Tina Fey) has worked for 16 years in the admissions office at Princeton, the college regularly rated the best in the country by experts. Because of her pivotal role in picking prospective students for the highly-selective […]