Mumia DVD Review

Mumia: Long Distance Revolutionary DVD Review by Kam Williams Headline: Reverential Documentary Sidesteps Question of Cause Celebre’s Innocence or Guilt Wesley Cook, aka Mumia Abu-Jamal, was born on April 24, 1954 in the City of Brotherly Love. There, he founded a branch of the Black Panthers at the age of 15 after being kicked by […]

6-18 Top Ten DVD Releases

This Week’s DVD Releases by Kam Williams Headline: Top Ten DVD List for June 18, 2013 Great Zebra Exodus http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00BQI4394/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20 The Ghost Army http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00C12ZIN4/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20 Frontline: Syria behind the Lines http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00C12ZJ9W/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20 Jack the Giant Slayer http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00CFA227C/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20 Lidia Celebrates America: Freedom and Independence http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00BQIMZX0/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20 Room 514 http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00B2TURYC/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20 Smithsonian Channel: Aerial America [New England Collection] http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00CA5MCR2/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20 American Mary […]

Ross Mathews Interview

Ross Mathews  The “Man Up!” Interview with Kam Williams Headline: Across from Ross Born in Mount Vernon, Washington on September 24, 1979, Ross Mathews has traveled the world and established himself as one of the most in-demand television correspondents in the pop-culture arena today. Endearing and witty, undeniably funny and one of the hardest working […]

Man of Steel Film Review

Man of Steel  Film Review by Kam Williams Headline: Superman’s Roots Explored in Riveting Reboot of DC Comics Series To my generation, Superman was just “a strange visitor from another planet” who was “faster than a speeding bullet, more powerful than a locomotive and able to leap tall buildings in a single bound“ in “a […]

6-14 Kam’s Kapsules

OPENING THIS WEEK  Kam’s Kapsules: Weekly Previews That Make Choosing a Film Fun by Kam Williams For movies opening June 14, 2013 BIG BUDGET FILMS Man of Steel (PG-13 for profanity, sci-fi violence and intense action sequences) Henry Cavill stars as Clark Kent in this reboot of the Superman series about an alien raised from […]

The Purge Film Review

The Purge  Film Review by Kam Williams Headline: Barricaded Family Fights to Survive in Futuristic Horror Flick The setting is America in 2022, a disturbing dystopia where the prisons are even more overcrowded than we find them today. Consequently, the overwhelmed authorities have come up with a unique way of dealing with crime, namely, designating […]

Hannah Arendt Film Review

Hannah Arendt  Film Review by Kam Williams Headline: Intriguing Biopic Revisits Curious Career of Self-Hating Jewish Philosopher I’m not sure whether there’s a term for the Jewish equivalent of an Uncle Tom but, if there is, it would probably be applicable to Hannah Arendt (Barbara Sukowa). Born in Germany in 1906, Hannah studied philosophy at […]

6-11 Top Ten DVD Releases

This Week’s DVD Releases by Kam Williams Headline: Top Ten DVD List for June 11, 2013 Masquerade http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00BTFK014/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20 11 Flowers http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00BTGMF1G/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20 Dead Man’s Burden http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00BG474DK/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20 Ferlinghetti: A Rebirth of Wonder http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00BTKPTTW/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20 A Good Day to Die http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B009B6XJVQ/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20 Oz the Great and Powerful http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00C5W3SBE/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20 Mumia: Long Distance Revolutionary http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00BT0NPKW/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20 Truth Unspoken http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00CBIZGIU/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20 The Dick Van Dyke […]

Evocateur: Morton Downey Film review

Evocateur: The Morton Downey, Jr. Movie  Film Review by Kam Williams Headline: Warts and All Biopic Revisits Rise and Flameout of Controversial Flash in the Pan Morton Downey, Sr. was a wealthy, well-connected film and recording star who settled down with his family on Cape Cod in a lavish mansion located right next-door to the […]

Rochelle Aytes Interview

Rochelle Aytes  The “Mistresses” Interview with Kam Williams Headline: Rochelle, My Belle Born in New York on May 17, 1976, Rochelle Aytes is quickly establishing herself as one of Hollywood’s brightest starlets with an impressive film and television career on the rise. Rochelle is now starring on Mistresses, ABC’s new, nighttime soap opera premiering Monday, […]