Movies Opening May 23, 2014

OPENING THIS WEEK Kam’s Kapsules: Weekly Previews That Make Choosing a Film Fun by Kam Williams For movies opening May 23, 2014 BIG BUDGET FILMS Blended (PG-13 for profanity, sexuality and crude humor) Adam Sandler and Drew Barrymore reunite for their third romantic comedy (after The Wedding Singer and 50 First Dates), this go-round as a […]

WWII Saga Revisits Secret Mission to Retrieve Masterpieces Stolen by Nazis

The Monuments Men DVD Review by Kam Williams   WWII Saga Revisits Secret Mission to Retrieve Masterpieces Stolen by Nazis               Most people are probably unaware that while Hitler was sweeping across Europe during World War II, he simultaneously directed his army to plunder any priceless works of art found in the course of its pillaging. […]

Raunchy Remake Starring Hart and Hall Released on DVD

About Last Night DVD Review by Kam Williams   Raunchy Remake Starring Hart and Hall Released on DVD   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 […]

Legendary Sea Monster Resurfaces as Anthropomorphic Ally of Humanity

Godzilla Film Review by Kam Williams  Legendary Sea Monster Resurfaces as Anthropomorphic Ally of Humanity               Godzilla made its debut in 1954 when the mythical, man-eating monster, inadvertently created by an atomic blast, emerged from the Pacific Ocean to carve a path of death and destruction across Japan, much to the chagrin of the country’s […]

Top Ten DVD List for May 20, 2014

This Week’s DVD Releases by Kam Williams     Top Ten DVD List for May 20, 2014                       16 Acres http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00HW3EUW2/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20 Secrets of the Third Reich http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00ID9Q07M/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20 About Last Night http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00J11U57C/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20 Martial Arts Movie Marathon [Four Action-Packed Classics] http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00HRUQ8XE/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20 Smithsonian Channel: Civil War 360 http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00ID9Q0J0/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20 The Monuments Men http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00DL48BM6/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20 Whoopi Goldberg Presents Moms Mabley http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00HRHZ5BI/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20 The Jeffersons: […]

MOVIES OPENING THIS WEEK! MAY 16

OPENING THIS WEEK Kam’s Kapsules: Weekly Previews That Make Choosing a Film Fun by Kam Williams For movies opening May 16, 2014     BIG BUDGET FILMS   Godzilla (PG-13 for intense violence and scenes off destruction) Epic eco-adventure finds the legendary monster reborn and rising to restore balance in the titanic force of nature […]

Female Empowerment Documentary Extols the Benefits of Nursing

Breastmilk Film Review by Kam Williams   Female Empowerment Documentary Extols the Benefits of Nursing               Precious few mothers in America follow the World Health Organization’s recommendation that newborns be breastfed exclusively for the first six months of life. Why the rush to formula, when nursing is not only natural and healthier, but cheaper and […]

Couple Confronts Rowdy Frat in Raunchy Revenge Comedy

Neighbors Film Review by Kam Williams   Couple Confronts Rowdy Frat in Raunchy Revenge Comedy               When Kelly (Rose Byrne) and Mac Radner (Seth Rogen) decided to settle down in suburbia, they reasonably expected to raise their newborn in a quiet community. But that dream was threatened soon thereafter, when the local chapter of Delta […]

Post-Colonial Nigeria Provides Backdrop for Sweeping Romance Saga

Half of a Yellow Sun Film Review by Kam Williams   Post-Colonial Nigeria Provides Backdrop for Sweeping Romance Saga               Twins Kainene (Anika Noni Rose) and Olanna (Thandie Newton) hail from a well-to-do Nigerian family well-enough connected to send them overseas to college where they majored in business and sociology, respectively. Ironically, while the sisters were acquiring a first-rate […]

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. […]

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