Chad Boseman Interview

Chad Boseman  The “42” Interview with Kam Williams Headline: Hanging with Chad Hailing from Anderson, South Carolina, Chadwick Boseman is an accomplished actor, scriptwriter and playwright who, until now, was probably best known for portraying the character Nate on the critically-acclaimed dramatic TV series Lincoln Heights. Prior to entering show business, Chad earned degrees at […]

4-12 Kam’s Kapsules

OPENING THIS WEEK  Kam’s Kapsules: Weekly Previews That Make Choosing a Film Fun by Kam Williams For movies opening April 12, 2013 BIG BUDGET FILMS 42 (PG-13 for epithets, ethnic slurs and mature themes) Civil rights drama chronicling Jackie Robinson’s (Chad Boseman) historic breaking of baseball’s color barrier in 1947 upon being signed to a […]

Eddie: The Sleepwalking Cannibal Film Review

Eddie: The Sleepwalking Cannibal  Film Review by Kam Williams Headline: Cannibal Inspires Artist in Unlikely-Buddy Horror Comedy Once the darling of the art world, Lars Olafssen (Thure Lindhardt) is down on his luck after developing the painter’s equivalent of writer’s block. He’s been reduced to taking a teaching position at a college in rural Koda […]

4-5 Kam’s Kapsules

OPENING THIS WEEK  Kam’s Kapsules: Weekly Previews That Make Choosing a Film Fun by Kam Williams For movies opening April 5, 2013 BIG BUDGET FILMS Evil Dead (R for profanity, sexuality, graphic violence and gratuitous gore) Grisly remake of the Sam Raimi horror classic revolving around five friends who unwittingly arouse a dormant demon they […]

4-2 Top Ten DVD Releases

This Week’s DVD Releases by Kam Williams Headline: Top Ten DVD List for April 2, 2013 Marvel Cinematic Universe: Phase One – Avengers Assembled http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B0083SBMGW/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20 The Bible: The Epic Miniseries http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00AMR5LZA/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20 Hitler’s Children http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B008EXG6QC/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20 Knuckleball http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00B0LKVN4/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20 White Elephant http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00APOH5OA/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20 Meet the Fokkens http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00B2TUS6E/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20 Hemingway & Gellhorn http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B0041KKZIM/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20 Charlie: A Toy Story http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00B999EY4/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20 Tormented http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00B4MMVWS/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20 13 […]

Buff Bouncer Falls for Blemished Beauty in Body and Soul Saga

Kam Williams reviews De Rouille et D’os “Rust and Bone”. Alain (Matthias Schoenaerts) is a homeless street hustler barely eking out a living in his native Belgium when he is suddenly handed custody of a 5 year-old son, Sam (Armand Verdure). Overwhelmed by the unanticipated extra responsibility, the single-dad moves to Antibes in the South of […]

Musical Documentary Celebrates Festive Folksong

Kam Williams reviews the musical Hava Nagila: The Movie. To most Gentiles, Hava Nagila is just a catchy ditty you get to sing along with at a lot of sporting events. But who wrote the words and the music of this staple of Jewish weddings and bar mitzvahs, and what is the cultural significance of […]

Lincoln DVD Review

Lincoln  DVD Review by Kam Williams Daniel Day-Lewis Deliver’s Oscar-Winning Performance as the Great Emancipator At the beginning of his presidency, Abraham Lincoln invited three of his political opponents to join his Cabinet to form a so-called “Team of Rivals” with the hope of preserving the Union. But the challenges proved to be insurmountable as […]

A Royal Affair DVD Review

A Royal Affair  (En kongelig affaere) DVD Review by Kam Williams Queen Plots Coup in 18th Century Costume Drama If you are a fan of elaborate costume dramas of Shakespearean proportions, A Royal Affair is likely right up your alley. Nikolaj Arcel, who wrote the script for the Swedish-language version of The Girl with the […]

Gabrielle Douglas Interview

Gabby Douglas The “Raising the Bar” Interview with Kam Williams Headline: Gabby’s Gold and Glory Gymnast Gabrielle Christina Victoria Douglas was born in Virginia Beach on December 31st, 1995. At the 2012 London Summer Olympics, she won gold medals in both the team and individual all-around competitions. Gabby is the first African-American gymnast as well […]