Zero Dark Thirty DVD Review

Zero Dark Thirty  DVD Review by Kam Williams Riveting Docudrama Recounts International Manhunt for Bin Laden After 9/11, the United States intensified its efforts in the international manhunt for Osama bin Laden (Ricky Sekhon). Nevertheless, the elusive mastermind of the terrorist attack continued to orchestrate mass murders in Bali, Istanbul, London, Saudi Arabia and elsewhere […]

Travaris Spears Interview

Travaris Spears  The “Admission” Interview with Kam Williams Headline: Veni! Vidi! Varis! Known to many as “Varis” or simply as “V,” Travaris Spears hails from Rochester, New York where, at an early age, he displayed a charm that was engaging and magnetic. An energy and passion for performing led him to sing, dance, and even […]

Aviva Kempner Interview

Aviva Kempner “The Life and Times of Hank Greenberg” Interview by Kam Williams Viva Aviva! A child of a Holocaust survivor and a US Army officer, Aviva Kempner was born in Berlin, Germany after World War II. She was inspired by her heritage to produce and co-write Partisans of Vilna, a documentary on Jewish resistance […]

5-7 Top Ten DVD Releases

This Week’s DVD Releases by Kam Williams Headline: Top Ten DVD List for May 7, 2013 Doc Martin Special Collection: Complete Series [Seasons 1- 5, Plus the Movies]   The Rabbi’s Cat   Upstream Color   Witness: A World in Conflict through a Lens   Steel Magnolias Deep in the […]

King’s Faith Film Review

King’s Faith  Film Review by Kam Williams Headline: Reformed Gangsta Seeks Redemption in Modern Morality Play Brendan King (Crawford Wilson), a kid raised in the foster care system, was sent away at the age of 15 after being caught dealing drugs and running guns as a member of a notorious gang known as Avenue D. […]

The Big Wedding Film Review

The Big Wedding  Film Review by Kam Williams Headline: A-List Cast Can’t Save Atrocious Adaptation of French Farce This picture is such a wholesale disaster that it’s hard to decide where to start in critiquing it. I could talk about how it is just the latest case of Hollywood remaking a French farce (Mon Frère […]

Changing the Game DVD Review

Changing the Game  DVD Review by Kam Williams Headline: Ghetto Serves as Setting for Coming-of-Age Saga of Shakespearean Proportions Darrell Barnes (Sean Riggs) was dealt a horrible hand as a baby, having been abandoned by his mother after his father was shot dead on the rough streets of North Philly. At least he was lucky […]

5-3 Kam’s Kapsules

OPENING THIS WEEK Kam’s Kapsules: Weekly Previews That Make Choosing a Film Fun by Kam Williams For movies opening May 3, 2013 BIG BUDGET FILMS Iron Man 3 (PG-13 for intense violence and brief sensuality) Latest installment of the Marvel Comics franchise finds the brilliant billionaire-turned-intrepid superhero (Robert Downey, Jr.) teaming with a precocious, prepubescent […]

Paradise: Love Film Review

Paradise: Love  (Paradies: Liebe) Film Review by Kam Williams Headline: Single-Mom Develops Jungle Fever in Kenya in Initial Installment of Incendiary Trilogy Paradise: Love is the initial offering in a trilogy of incendiary dramas from the Austria-born director Ulrich Seidl. Each of the three installments focuses on a different female from the same family. This […]

Sly Stallone Interview

Sly Stallone  The “Bullet to the Head” Interview with Kam Williams Headline: Still Sly after All These Years Sylvester Stallone has been known worldwide as a true screen legend since creating the title role in the seminal 1976 Oscar-winning Best Picture “Rocky,” for which he also wrote the screenplay. Over the course of his long […]