Eco-Conscious Sequel Pits Flint and Friends against Evil Agri-Corporation

  Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 Film 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, […]

Stewardess Frantically Searches for Mr. Right in Peripatetic Romantic Comedy

    Baggage Claim Film Review by Kam Williams   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 just a sophomore in […]

This Week’s DVD Releases, September 24,2013

    This Week’s DVD Releases by Kam Williams The Kings of Summer http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00C7BZZAA/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20   Dark Girls http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00D9EJFS2/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20   Iron Man 3 http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00CL0J99K/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20   Unfinished Song http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00BEIYM42/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20   Foyle’s War: Set Seven http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B009DS6YGO/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20   2 Broke Girls: The Complete Second Season http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B009LDCVAE/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20   The Power of Love http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00DCRE5PO/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20   Anything Is Possible http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00D9EJFT6/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20   Geronimo Stilton: Operation […]

Parents and Police Search for Kidnapped Kids in Mesmerizing, Multi-Layered Mystery

Prisoners Film Review by Kam Williams   Keller Dover (Hugh Jackman) is a rugged outdoorsman and family man with deep roots in rural Pennsylvania. He and his wife, Grace (Maria Bello), are raising their kids, 6 year-old Anna (Erin Gerasimovich) and teenage Ralph (Dylan Minnette) in the tiny town of Dover, an idyllic oasis seemingly far removed from […]

Weeky Previews That Make Choosing a Film Fun, September 20, 2013

  OPENING THIS WEEK Kam’s Kapsules: Weeky Previews That Make Choosing a Film Fun by Kam Williams For movies opening September 20, 2013     BIG BUDGET FILMS   Battle of the Year (PG-13 for profanity and rude behavior) Musical drama about buddies (Laz Alonso and Josh Holloway) who assemble a talented, hip-hop dance team with dreams of […]

For movies opening September 13, 2013

  OPENING THIS WEEK Kam’s Kapsules: Weekly Previews That Make Choosing a Film Fun by Kam Williams   BIG BUDGET FILMS   Insidious: Chapter 2 (PG-13 for terror, intense violence and mature themes) Horror sequel finds the Lamberts reunited and again haunted by a series of increasingly-terrifying paranormal events while unraveling the mystery linking them to the […]

Bittersweet Biopic Paints Evenhanded Post Mortem on Life and Times of Late NYC Mayor

  Koch DVD Review by Kam William   Ed Koch (1924-2013) was the mayor of New York from 1978 to 1989, a three-term tenure over the course of which the city was beset by everything from racial strife to urban decay to the AIDS epidemic. To some, a feisty leader like Koch was precisely the right remedy […]

Top Ten DVD List for September 10, 2013

  This Week’s DVD Releases by Kam Williams   We Steal Secrets: The Story of WikiLeaks http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00DENQEE6/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20   Star Trek into Darkness http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00AZMFK3K/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20   Parade’s End http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00BOTCJXC/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20   War Witch http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00CBVWWBG/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20   Ping Pong http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00CBVWX7E/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20   It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia: Season Eight http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00BI7ZAM2/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20   Shanghai Calling http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00DNB1PNY/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20   The Black Waters of Echo’s Pond http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00DLX7696/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20   The […]

Weekly Previews That Make Choosing a Film Fun September 6, 2013

  OPENING THIS WEEK Kam’s Kapsules: Weekly Previews That Make Choosing a Film Fun by Kam Williams For movies opening September 6, 2013     BIG BUDGET FILMS   Riddick (R for profanity, nudity, sexuality and graphic violence) Third installment of the otherworldly sci-fi series finds Vin Diesel reprising his role as an alien antihero now left for […]

Top Ten DVD List for September 3, 2013

  This Week’s DVD Releases by Kam Williams   The Twilight Zone: The Complete Fifth Season http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00D9EJG2M/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20   From Up on Poppy Hill http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00CSYR432/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20   Scandal: The Complete Second Season http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B009M7PR5A/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20   Great Plains: America’s Lingering Wild http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00DCRE5XG/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20   Somm http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00D7HBV10/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20   The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00CMY3K5O/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20   Sharknado http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00DCLTA6Y/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20   A Bay of […]