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Revisionist History Chronicles Frenchman’s Secret Role in Toppling Apartheid

Plot for Peace Film Review by Kam Williams In 2009, I reviewed a movie called Endgame, a political potboiler which divulged, for the first time, the pivotal role a British professor named Will...

Misanthrope Rises to Role Model in Bittersweet Character Portrait

St. Vincent Film Review by Kam Williams Almost nothing is right in Vincent MacKenna’s (Bill Murray) life. The aging, Vietnam War vet is still suffering from PTSD. Plus, he’s fighting a losing...

Raunchy Selena Gomez Teensploit Arrives on DVD

Behaving Badly DVD Review by Kam Williams Rick Stevens (Nat Wolff) is a socially-awkward virgin experiencing pangs of sexual awakenings. That explains why he is trying to summon up the courage to...

Brit Hackers Steal Gangster’s Identity in Fact-Based Mob Saga

Plastic DVD Review by Kam Williams Sometimes, a film unfolds so fast and furiously that it’s hard to keep score. Such is the case with Plastic, a high-octane, high body count affair following the...

Enchanting Musical Adventure Set in NYC Arrives on DVD

Begin Again DVD Review by Kam Williams Greta (Keira Knightley) followed her college sweetheart (Adam Levine) to Manhattan when he was signed to a lucrative record deal with a major music label....

Kam’s Kapsules: For movies opening October 31, 2014

Weekly Previews That Make Choosing a Film Fun by Kam Williams BIG BUDGET FILMS  Nightcrawler (R for violence, profanity and graphic images) Jake Gyllenhaal stars in the title role of this...

Gina the Dreamer

The “Beyond the Lights” Interview with Kam Williams Born on June 10, 1969, Gina Maria Prince-Bythewood studied film at UCLA before beginning her career as a writer for the TV sitcom, “A...

“E.T.” Inspired Adventure Arrives on DVD

Earth to Echo DVD Review by Kam Williams Most people know E.T. revolves around several kids who befriend an alien stranded on Earth and eager to return home before ill-intentioned adults can do him...

Grisly Sci-Fi Sequel Chronicles America’s Annual Day of Lawlessness

The Purge: Anarchy DVD Review by Kam Williams Dateline: America, 2023. It’s now nine years since the country voted the New Founders of America into power. High on that elitist political party’s...

High School Sweethearts Reunite in Adaptation of Bittersweet Best Seller

The Best of Me Film Review by Kam Williams The real test of a good tearjerker is whether or not it moves you to tears. And this movie managed to make me cry in spite of myself. As this film unfolded,...