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 […]

Cat Burglar Courts Sickly Heiress in Searing Exploration of Undying Love

  Winter’s Tale Film Review by Kam Williams   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 leave their baby behind, setting him adrift in a tiny […]

Gay Celebrated as “The New Black” in Out-of-the-Closet Documentary

  The New Black Film Review by Kam Williams   The African-American community has been slow to get on the gay rights bandwagon, at least according to exit polls conducted on election days in states like California where the narrow defeat of same-sex marriage in 2008 was blamed on black folks. What’s up with that? After all, […]

Flint and Friends Back for Eco-Friendly Animated Adventure

  Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 DVD Review by Kam Williams   When we first met Flint Lockwood (Bill Hader), he lost control of a contraption which turned water into food and triggered a foodalanche which wreaked havoc all across Swallow Falls before being turned off. At the point of departure of this worthy sequel, […]

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