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For movies opening October 24, 2014

OPENING THIS WEEK Kam's Kapsules: Weekly Previews That Make Choosing a Film Fun by Kam Williams For movies opening October 24, 2014     BIG BUDGET FILMS   Ouija (PG-13 for disturbing violence, frightening images and mature themes) Horror flick about a tight-knit group of teens who unwittingly awaken a dormant dark force when they decide to investigate the mysterious murder of a friend who perished right after recording herself playing a board game. … [Read More its Good for You...]

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“E.T.” Inspired Adventure Arrives on DVD

Earth to Echo DVD Review by Kam Williams "E.T." Inspired Adventure Arrives on DVD   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 any harm. That coming-of-age classic landed four Academy Awards back in 1983, and was even voted the best sci-fi of all time in a recent survey by Rotten Tomatoes. But if you’re too young to remember Steven Spielberg’s heartwarming … [Read More its Good for You...]

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Zach Braff DVD Features Delightful, Dysfunctional Family Dramedy

Wish I Was Here DVD Review by Kam Williams Zach Braff DVD Features Delightful, Dysfunctional Family Dramedy     As an actor, Zach Braff is most closely associated with the character J.D. from Scrubs, the Emmy-winning sitcom which enjoyed a nine-year run on network television from 2001 to 2010. As a director, he’s best known for Garden State, the quirky, semi-autobiographical feature film where he played a struggling actor who returns to his hometown in Jersey for … [Read More its Good for You...]

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Books

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Shelfie and Books: All Loving Healing Press Titles Now Offered at BitLit

  The Loving Healing Press (LHP) is offering its full catalog at BitLit. People who have purchased a printed copy of an LHP or its imprint MHP book from any bookstore in the world can order up an ebook copy for 75% off the eBook’s regular List Price. For example, a $9.95 eBook edition could be yours for $2.49. Bitlit’s Shelfie is a smartphone app that makes buying books fun as you get free and discount ebooks by taking a picture of your bookshelf — a shelfie. The app checks … [Read More its Good for You...]

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Handwriting for Heroes 3rd Ed. Embraces Printing and Cursive Re-Learners

  Following wide positive feedback from hand therapists and their clients on the earlier editions of Handwriting For Heroes, Loving healing Press is pleased to announce the 3rd Edition of the book, which is scheduled for publication on May 15th. Handwriting For Heroes (H4H) remains the only program specifically directed toward adult re-learners. In June 2015, H4H will be a corporate sponsor for the American Society of Hand Therapists’ Hand Therapy Week. ASHT created Hand … [Read More its Good for You...]

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Loving Healing Press to Donate Books to the Children’s Aid Foundation in Canada

  The Loving Healing Press (LHP) of Ann Arbor, MI, is donating 50 copies of the children’s book Billy Had to Move: A Foster Care Story, by Theresa Ann Fraser, to the Children's Aid Foundation in Toronto, Canada. Billy Had to Move is the story of a young boy, Billy, who experiences great loss with the passing of his grandmother as well as the loss of the life he knew. His inner journey therefore begins and he has to move on with the help of Ms. Woods, a Play Therapist. … [Read More its Good for You...]

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Lifestyle

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Gina the Dreamer

Gina Prince-Bythewood The “Beyond the Lights” Interview with Kam Williams Gina the Dreamer   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 Different World.” In 2000, she made a noteworthy directorial debut with the critically-acclaimed Love & Basketball, which netted a dozen accolades during awards season, including a couple of NAACP Image Awards, a BET Award and several Black … [Read More its Good for You...]

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Arcane, Urbane & Insane Bourdain!

Anthony Bourdain The “Parts Unknown” Interview with Kam Williams Arcane, Urbane & Insane Bourdain!   Chef, author and world traveler Anthony Bourdain is an outspoken trailblazer with unique insights about food, culture and current events. Here, he talks about his life, career and his Peabody and Emmy-winning TV-series, Parts Unknown. Kam Williams: Hi Anthony, thanks for the interview. I love the show. I’m honored to have this opportunity to speak with … [Read More its Good for You...]

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The Sound and the “Fury”

Michael Pena & David Ayer The “Fury” Interview with Kam Williams  The Sound and the “Fury”   Michael Pena was born in Chicago on January 13, 1976 to immigrant parents from Mexico . After graduating from high school, he answered an open casting call for the sequel to To Sir, with Love. He landed a role, relocated to L.A., and the rest is history. Michael went on to deliver memorable performances in Crash, Million Dollar Baby, Babel and The Lincoln Lawyer. He also … [Read More its Good for You...]

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Events

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Creative Concoctions Summer Camp at Stutelage Innovations, July 6 – 10

  July 06 – July 10, 2015 This camp is perfect for the crafty and curious little scientist! Kids will explore the science behind making some of their favorite art supplies such as play dough, watercolors, silly putty and puffy paint. Campers will have a blast mixing and making fun concoctions to take home and share with their friends. Families are invited to join us on the last day of camp for a creative presentation of artwork in our first ever Creative Concoctions Art … [Read More its Good for You...]

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French and Indian War Encampment at Old Fort Niagara, July 4 – 6

  July 04 – July 06, 2015 Old Fort Niagara's largest event of the year recreates the historic 1759 siege of the Fort. On July 9, 1759 Captain Walter Rutherford entered French-held Fort Niagara and demanded the Fort's surrender. He set in motion a chain of events that would forever change the history of the Niagara region and all of North America. Old Fort Niagara will recreate the dramatic events of the summer of 1759 on July 4-6, 2014 during the historic site's annual … [Read More its Good for You...]

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French and Indian War Encampment at Old Fort Niagara, July 4 – 6

  July 04 – July 06, 2015 Old Fort Niagara's largest event of the year recreates the historic 1759 siege of the Fort. On July 9, 1759 Captain Walter Rutherford entered French-held Fort Niagara and demanded the Fort's surrender. He set in motion a chain of events that would forever change the history of the Niagara region and all of North America. Old Fort Niagara will recreate the dramatic events of the summer of 1759 on July 4-6, 2014 during the historic site's annual … [Read More its Good for You...]

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