For movies opening February 28, 2014

  OPENING THIS WEEK Kam’s Kapsules: Weekly Previews That Make Choosing a Film Fun by Kam Williams For movies opening February 28, 2014 BIG BUDGET FILMS Non-Stop (PG-13 for sensuality, profanity, intense violence and drug use) Action thriller about a federal air marshal (Liam Neeson) who springs into action aboard a transatlantic flight from New York to London […]

Psychological Thriller Traces Grief-Stricken Man’s Slow Descent into Insanity

  Repentance Film Review by Kam Williams Psychological Thriller Traces Grief-Stricken Man’s Slow Descent into Insanity 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 in a horrific, alcohol-related car […]

From the Runway to the Red Carpet!

  Rebecca Da Costa “The Bag Man” Interview with Kam Williams From the Runway to the Red Carpet! Born in Recife, Brazil, supermodel-turned-actress Rebecca Da Costa studied at the Rui Barbosa School where she pursued her love of theater by writing, directing and starring in a number of plays. At the age of 14, Rebecca was discovered […]

Envelope Please: Who Will Win, Who Deserves to Win, Who Was Snubbed

         Oscar Predictions 2014 The Envelope Please: Who Will Win, Who Deserves to Win, Who Was Snubbed by Kam Williams 12 Years a Slave is benefiting from the most Best Picture buzz as we approach Oscar night, although this is shaping up as one of those rare years when the award for Best Director will […]

Top Ten DVD List for February 25, 2014

  This Week’s DVD Releases by Kam Williams Top Ten DVD List for February 25, 2014   Gravity http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00H83EUL2/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20   Nebraska http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00H9L28OO/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20   Muscle Shoals http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00H3JHH6Q/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20   Tear Jerkers [6 Movies] http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00GOC74OS/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20   People of a Feather http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00GXG56CW/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20   Nova: At the Edge of Space http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00FNPQW7M/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20   Chick Flicks [8 Movie Set] http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00GOC75XI/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20   Thor: The Dark World […]

Courier Delivers Package for Crime Boss in Multi-Layered Neo-Noir

  The Bag Man Film Review by Kam Williams Courier Delivers Package for Crime Boss in Multi-Layered Neo-Noir At first blush, The Bag Man reads a lot like The Transporter, the 2002 action film about a courier hired by a mobster to deliver a mysterious package without opening it. After all, the title character of […]

Ron Howard Retro Race Thriller Released on DVD

  Rush DVD Review by Kam Williams Ron Howard Retro Race Thriller Released on DVD   Back in the Seventies, a couple of racecar drivers as different from each other as Dudley Do-Right and Snidely Whiplash became sworn adversaries on the Formula 1 circuit. England’s James Hunt (Chris Hemsworth) was a brash daredevil willing to put his life […]

For movies opening February 21, 2014

  OPENING THIS WEEK Kam’s Kapsules: Weekly Previews That Make Choosing a Film Fun by Kam Williams For movies opening February 21, 2014 BIG BUDGET FILMS   3 Days to Kill (PG-13 for sensuality, profanity and intense violence) McG directs this espionage thriller by Luc Besson about an ailing spy (Kevin Costner) who grudgingly agrees to crack a […]

Quintet of Oscar-Winners Co-Star in Bawdy Buddy Comedy

  Last Vegas DVD Review by Kam Williams Quintet of Oscar-Winners Co-Star in Bawdy Buddy Comedy   Billy (Michael Douglas), Paddy (Robert De Niro), Archie (Morgan Freeman) and Sam (Kevin Kline), inseparable since growing up in Flatbush back in the Fifties, have managed to remain close over the years despite the demands of families and careers. That’s […]

Paula Patton Romantic Romp Arrives on DVD

  Baggage Claim DVD Review by Kam Williams Paula Patton Romantic Romp Arrives on DVD Montana Moore (Paula Patton) is in quite a quandary. The pretty stewardess is practically 30 years-old, the age by which her meddling mother (Jenifer Lewis) insists any young lady must marry to be considered respectable. Meanwhile, her younger sister, Sheree (Lauren London), who’s […]

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