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Adaptation of Bittersweet Best Seller Arrives on Home Video

  Everything, Everything Blu-ray Review by Kam Williams Adaptation of Bittersweet Best Seller Arrives on Home Video It’s Maddy Whittier’s (Amandla Stenburg) 18th birthday, but she won’t be celebrating the occasion at a party or restaurant. In fact, she won’t be leaving the house or even having friends over anytime soon. That’s because she has […]

Franchise Reboot Revolves around Road Trip from Hell

  Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul Blu-ray Review by Kam Williams Franchise Reboot Revolves around Road Trip from Hell According to Murphy’s Law, “Anything that can go wrong, will go wrong.” And Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul provides cinematic support for that pessimistic principle. For, this kitchen sink comedy […]

Mother-Daughter Vacation Nightmare Comedy Comes to Home Video

  Snatched Blu-ray Review by Kam Williams Mother-Daughter Vacation Nightmare Comedy Comes to Home Video Emily Middleton (Amy Schumer) is just having one of those days. First, she’s fired from her sales job in a boutique for irresponsibly ignoring customers in order to try on outfits for herself. Second, her boyfriend (Randall Park) callously dumps […]

9th Episode in the Sci-Fi Series Certain to Scare the Living Daylights Out of You

  Alien: Covenant Blu-ray Review by Kam Williams 9th Episode in the Sci-Fi Series Certain to Scare the Living Daylights Out of You Alien: Covenant is the 9th episode in the enduring, sci-fi franchise launched back in 1979, provided you count the trio of Alien vs. Predator spinoffs. This installment is a sequel to Prometheus […]

Visual F/X Variation of the Classic Tale Arrives on Home Video

  King Arthur: Legend of the Sword Blu-Ray Review by Kam Williams Visual F/X Variation of the Classic Tale Arrives on Home Video   Do you remember what happened to the Sherlock Holmes franchise in Guy Ritchie’s hands? The low-key, cerbral sleuth who solved mysteries with his intellect suddenly morphed into a flamboyant, two-fisted superhero […]

Cheated Geezers Pull Bank Heist in Hilarious Crime Comedy 

  Going in Style Blu-ray Review by Kam Williams Cheated Geezers Pull Bank Heist in Hilarious Crime Comedy Released in 1979, Going in Style revolved around a trio of retirees who break the monotony of their dreary daily lives by robbing a bank. That critically-acclaimed, comic caper co-starred a trio of entertainment icons in George […]

Antonio Banderas Serial Killer Whodunit Comes to Home Video

  Black Butterfly Blu-ray Review by Kam Williams Antonio Banderas Serial Killer Whodunit Comes to Home Video     Paul (Antonio Banderas) is the literary equivalent of a one-hit wonder. The flash in the pan enjoyed a short-lived success, thanks to the best-seller he published while still in his twenties. Back then, he became the […]

Gyllenhaal Gives Great Performance in Sci-fi Horror Flick

  Life Blu-Ray Review by Kam Williams Gyllenhaal Gives Great Performance in Sci-fi Horror Flick In recent years, Hollywood has started serving up some outer space adventures, a la The Martian (2015) and The Space between Us (2017), suggesting that the Red Planet is basically a benign environment free of any hostile creatures. But just […]

Tyler Perry Back as Sassy Granny for Coarse Comedy

  Boo! A Madea Halloween Blu-ray Review by Kam Williams Tyler Perry Back as Sassy Granny for Coarse Comedy No one has ever accused Tyler Perry of being short on ideas. After all, the prolific writer/director has been the brains behind a profusion of plays, movies and television shows.  But he would be the first […]

Mark Wahlberg Vehicle Revisits BP Oil Spill

  Deepwater Horizon Blu-Ray Review by Kam Williams Mark Wahlberg Vehicle Revisits BP Oil Spill On April 20, 2010, the Deepwater Horizon drilling rig, located 41 miles off the coast of Louisiana, exploded when high-pressure methane gas blew out the drill pipe. 11 members of the crew perished in the ensuing fiery inferno which engulfed […]