Six-Time Oscar-Nominated Biopic Released on DVD

  Dallas Buyers Club DVD Review by Kam Williams Six-Time Oscar-Nominated Biopic Released on DVD   Ron Woodroof (Matthew McConaughey) was informed that he had just 30 days to live when he was diagnosed as HIV+ in 1986. At that time, the Food and Drug Administration was dragging its feet in terms of finding a cure, perhaps because AIDS […]

The Best Man Holiday

  The Best Man Holiday DVD Review by Kam Williams Sequel Reunites BFFs for Another round of Romancing and Reminiscing   When released back in 1999, The Best Man was dismissed by some as merely an African-American variation on The Big Chill, and by others as the black male answer to the sassy sisters dishing the dirt […]

Whitaker’s Wonderful Wit and Wisdom

  Forest Whitaker The “Repentance” Interview with Kam Williams   Forest Whitaker is a distinguished artist and humanist. He is the founder of PeaceEarth Foundation, co-founder and chair of the International Institute for Peace and is the UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador for Peace and Reconciliation. He is also a talented, versatile performer and one of Hollywood’s most accomplished figures. […]

Top Ten DVD List for February 18, 2014

  This Week’s DVD Releases by Kam Williams   Game of Thrones: The Complete Third Season   Silver Screen Romances [8 Movie Collection]   For the Love of Liberty: The Story of America’s Black Patriots   The Ellen Show: The Complete Series   British Cinema Showcase [6 Critically-Acclaimed Films]   American Experience: […]

Teen Seeks to Save Sister from Cult in Riveting Thriller

  Holy Ghost People Film Review by Kam Williams   In 1967, Peter Adair shot an eye-opening documentary in the backwoods of West Virginia where he found a Pentecostal congregation conducting services that included such bizarre practices as snake handling and speaking in tongues. That expose, Holy Ghost People, ostensibly now serves as the inspiration for this identically-titled […]

Kevin Hart Spearheads Raunchy Remake of Romantic Romp

  About Last Night Film Review by Kam Williams   Released in 1986, About Last Night revolved around the yearlong effort of a couple of Chicago yuppies (played by Rob Lowe and Demi Moore) to forge a solid relationship on the shaky ground of a one-night stand. The movie was adapted from “Sexual Perversity in Chicago,” a […]

The Inevitable Defeat of Mister & Pete

  The Inevitable Defeat of Mister & Pete DVD Review by Kam Williams Abandoned Street Urchins Fend for Themselves in Gritty, NYC Saga   It’s the last day of school for 8th grader Mister Winfield (Skylan Brooks), who comes home to the projects where he lives with his single-mom (Jennifer Hudson), Gloria, a hooker with a heroin habit. His […]

About Regina and Kevin!

  Regina Hall & Kevin Hart The “About Last Night” Interview with Kam Williams     Regina Hall began her acting career in the late 1990’s while simultaneously earning a master’s degree from New York University. With numerous film and television credits to her name, Regina has since emerged as one of Hollywood’s most sought after comedic […]

For movies opening February 14, 2014

  OPENING THIS WEEK Kam’s Kapsules: Weekly Previews That Make Choosing a Film Fun by Kam Williams BIG BUDGET FILMS   About Last Night (PG-13 for profanity, sexuality and brief drug use) A modern reimagining of the 1986 romantic comedy based on “Sexual Perversity in Chicago,” the David Mamet play following two couples (Kevin Hart and Regina […]

Fan Wins Date with Porn Star in Found-Footage Horror Flick

  Lucky Bastard Film Review by Kam Williams   Dave (Jay Paulson) thought he’d died and gone to heaven when he learned that he’d won the monthly “Lucky Bastard” contest run by the adult entertainment website. He was informed by the site’s owner, Mike (Don McManus), that his name had been picked from all the entries to sleep […]

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