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 […]

“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 […]

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 […]

Top Ten DVD List for October 21, 2014

This Week’s DVD Releases by Kam Williams     Top Ten DVD List for October 21, 2014   Downton Abbey: Seasons One, Two, Three & Four http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00KX45CJW/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20   The Vincent Price Collection II http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00LMBURV8/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20   America and the Holocaust: Deceit and Indifference http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00H4ZEI20/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20   Snowpiercer http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00M7D824O/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20   Wish I Was Here http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00MJDV0LY/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20   Nuclear Nation: […]

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

The Purge: Anarchy DVD Review by Kam Williams Grisly Sci-Fi Sequel Chronicles America’s Annual Day of Lawlessness   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 agenda was designating March 21st as the Purge, a day on which all […]

High School Sweethearts Reunite in Adaptation of Bittersweet Best Seller

The Best of Me Film Review by Kam Williams High School Sweethearts Reunite in Adaptation of Bittersweet Best Seller   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, I frequently found […]

For movies opening October 17, 2014

Kam’s Kapsules: Weekly Previews That Make Choosing a Film Fun by Kam Williams For movies opening October 17, 2014   BIG BUDGET FILMS   The Best of Me (PG-13 for sexuality, violence, brief profanity and some drug use) Romance drama based on the Nicholas Sparks best-seller of the same name and revolving around the reunion […]