Screen Adaptation of Best-Selling Romantic Fantasy Arrives on DVD

Winter’s TaleDVD Review by Kam Williams   Screen Adaptation of Best-Selling Romantic Fantasy Arrives on DVD               Peter Lake’s (Colin Farrell) parents had hoped to immigrate to the U.S. but were turned away at Ellis Island upon their arrival early in the 20th Century. Denied their shot at the American Dream, the Russian couple decided to […]

Sequel Features Greeks vs. Persians in High Attrition-Rate Splatterfest

300: Rise of an Empire DVD Review by Kam Williams Sequel Features Greeks vs. Persians in High Attrition-Rate Splatterfest   The bloody epic 300 (2007) chronicled the Battle of Thermopylae in 480 B.C. when a badly outnumbered band of 300 soldiers were sent on a suicide mission to defend Sparta against a horde of over […]

Las Vegas Serves as Backdrop for Battle-of-the-Sexes Sequel

Think Like a Man Too Review by Kam Williams   Las Vegas Serves as Backdrop for Battle-of-the-Sexes Sequel   The surprise hit Think Like a Man was #1 at the box-office over its opening weekend back in April of 2012. Inspired by Steve Harvey’s best-selling, “Act Like a Lady, Think Like a Man,” the original […]

Forest Whitaker Psychological Thriller Released on DVD

Repentance DVD Review by Kam Williams   Forest Whitaker Psychological Thriller Released on DVD               Therapist Thomas Carter (Anthony Mackie) has just published a popular self-help book about the near death experience which helped him turn his life around. He is proud of the fact that after almost perishing […]

It’s H.S. Jocks vs. Cute Coeds in Remake of Revenge Horror Comedy

All Cheerleaders Die Film Review by Kam Williams   It’s H.S. Jocks vs. Cute Coeds in Remake of Revenge Horror Comedy                In 2001, Lucky McKee co-wrote and co-directed All Cheerleaders Die, a horror comedy shot on a shoestring budget about some cute high school coeds-turned-soulless cannibals who rise from the dead to exact revenge […]

For movies opening June 20, 2014

OPENING THIS WEEK Kam’s Kapsules: Weekly Previews That Make Choosing a Film Fun by Kam Williams For movies opening June 20, 2014     BIG BUDGET FILMS   Jersey Boys (R for pervasive profanity) Clint Eastwood directs this adaptation of the rags-to-riches, jukebox musical featuring Tony Award-winner John Lloyd Young as Frankie Valli in the role […]

Top Ten DVD List for June 17, 2014

This Week’s DVD Releases by Kam Williams     Top Ten DVD List for June 17, 2014                         The Lego Movie [Everything Is Awesome Edition] http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00J11U4J6/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20   The Grand Budapest Hotel http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00JAQJNN0/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20   House of Cards: Season Two http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00J5LXT44/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20   2 Autumns, 3 Winters http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00IK0UZKW/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20   The Rise of the Nazi Party http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00IBKXSXW/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20   The Attorney […]

Don’t Miss Chance to Catch Patti LaBelle in After Midnight

After Midnight Broadway Play Review by Kam Williams   Don’t Miss Chance to Catch Patti LaBelle in After Midnight   If you were lucky enough to tune in to the Tony Awards from the very beginning last Sunday evening, you caught a pretty phenomenal opening spotlighting Patti LaBelle, Gladys Knight and Fantasia singing a spirited rendition of “On the Sunny […]

Clint Eastwood Turns Tony-Winning Play into Scintillating Spectacular!

Jersey Boys Film Review by Kam Williams   Clint Eastwood Turns Tony-Winning Play into Scintillating Spectacular!                 Francesco Castelluccio (John Lloyd Young) was born on the wrong side of the tracks of Newark, New Jersey where he was raised in a public housing project controlled by the mob. As a rebellious adolescent, he started hanging […]

Wes Anderson Tongue-in-Cheek Dramedy Due on DVD

The Grand Budapest Hotel DVD Review by Kam Williams   Wes Anderson Tongue-in-Cheek Dramedy Due on DVD               Wes Anderson films are sui generis, one of a kind affairs as easy to identify as, say, a Thelonious Monk piano solo or a Frank Sinatra vocal. You can spot one of his works by watching just a […]