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Urban Comedy Explores Korean Domination of Black Haircare Industry

  Brazilian Wavy Film Review by Kam Williams Urban Comedy Explores Korean Domination of Black Haircare Industry In recent years, a couple of groundbreaking documentaries addressed some serious issues pertaining to African-American hair. The first, Aron Ranen’s Black Hair, chronicled the Korean takeover of the black haircare industry. The second, Chris Rock’s Good Hair, was […]

David Oyelowo and Rosamund Pike Co-Star in True Tale of Forbidden Love

  A United Kingdom DVD Review by Kam Williams David Oyelowo and Rosamund Pike Co-Star in True Tale of Forbidden Love Upon the untimely death of his father, Seretse Khama (David Oyelowo) was crowned the King of Bechuanaland at the tender age of 4. But his Uncle Tshekedi (Vusi Kunene) assumed the reins of power […]

Top Ten DVD List for June 13, 2017

  This Week’s DVD Releases by Kam Williams Top Ten DVD List for June 13, 2017                         LEGO Batman https://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B06W53FHJJ/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20 A United Kingdom https://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B06Y4S4VBX/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20 Un Padre No Tan Padre https://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B07227R5HG/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20 John Wick: Chapter 2 https://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B06XWWZ955/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20 Dragonheart: Battle for the Heartfire https://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B06XSG672L/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20 Chapter & Verse […]

Author Expounds on Labor of Love

  Peter Brav The “331 Innings” Interview with Kam Williams Author Expounds on Labor of Love Peter Brav is not much of a baseball player but he’s written three novels where the diamond provides a setting for triumph over adversity in one way or another. Sneaking In (set during the 1999 Yankees championship season), The […]

For movies opening June 9, 2017

  OPENING THIS WEEK Kam’s Kapsules Weekly Previews That Make Choosing a Film Fun by Kam Williams For movies opening June 9, 2017 BIG BUDGET FILMS It Comes at Night (R for profanity, violence and disturbing images) Post-apocalyptic suspense thriller about a couple (Joel Edgerton and Carmen Ejogo) with a son (Kelvin Harrison, Jr.) who […]

Marine Bonds with Combat Dog in Man’s Best Friend Drama

  Megan Leavey Film Review by Kam Williams Marine Bonds with Combat Dog in Man’s Best Friend Drama Five years ago, Mike Dowling published “Sergeant Rex,” a memoir about the unbreakable bond he’d forged with a bomb-sniffing dog while conducting over 35 missions on the front lines of Iraq. Now, another Marine, Corporal Megan Leavey, […]

Top Ten DVD List for June 6, 2017

  This Week’s DVD Releases by Kam Williams Top Ten DVD List for June 6, 2017                        Juice: 25th Anniversary Edition https://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B06XX7R9TY/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20 Operation Mekong https://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B01MY6UZT6/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20 Bambi: 75th Anniversary Edition https://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B06XS99HCG/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20 Joan Miro: The Ladder of Escape https://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B06XRQM39S/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20 Wentworth, Season 3 https://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B06XD4DTSP/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20 Aaron’s Blood https://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B071P6HT43/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20 The […]

Desperate Survivors Lead Spartan Existence in Post-Apocalyptic Suspense Thriller

  It Comes at Night Film Review by Kam Williams Desperate Survivors Lead Spartan Existence in Post-Apocalyptic Suspense Thriller Paul (Joel Edgerton) found a safe refuge for his family far from the rest of humanity in the wake of a deadly plague that’s been decimating the planet. At least that’s what he thought about their […]

For movies opening June 2, 2017

  OPENING THIS WEEK Kam’s Kapsules Weekly Previews That Make Choosing a Film Fun by Kam Williams For movies opening June 2, 2017 BIG BUDGET FILMS Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie (PG for pervasive, mildly rude humor) Ed Helms supplies the voice of the title character in this screen version of the animated TV […]

Shades of “Groundhog’s Day” in Adaptation of Young Adult Best Seller

  Before I Fall DVD Review by Kam Williams Shades of “Groundhog’s Day” in Adaptation of Young Adult Best Seller Samantha “Sam” Kingston (Zoey Deutch) was a spoiled-rotten brat the night she perished in a tragic car crash. First of all, she and her little sister Izzy (Erica Tremblay) were lucky enough to be raised […]