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Raunchy Adaptation of Classic TV Series Arrives on Home Video

  Chips DVD Review by Kam Williams Raunchy Adaptation of Classic TV Series Arrives on Home Video Whenever a classic television series is made into a movie, the buzz always seems to be about whether the screen version will be a creative variation on the theme or merely a campy, cornball, take-the-money-and-run ripoff trading in […]

Keanu Reeves Reprises Role in Splatterfest Sequel Arriving on DVD

  John Wick: Chapter 2 DVD Review by Kam Williams Keanu Reeves Reprises Role in Splatterfest Sequel Arriving on DVD When we first met John Wick (Keanu Reeves), he went on a bloody killing spree in the wake of losing the love of his life (Bridget Moynahan). And at the end of that revenge-fueled splatterfest […]

Hilarious Caped Crusader Cartoon Spoof Comes to Home Video

  The LEGO Batman Movie DVD Review by Kam Williams Hilarious Caped Crusader Cartoon Spoof Comes to Home Video Not since the campy TV-sitcom back in the Sixties has Batman been so successfully lampooned. Now, the much-beloved superhero again proves perfect fodder for parody in a madcap, animated adventure with a terribly-short attention span. More […]

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 […]

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 […]

Ice Cube and Charlie Day Square-Off in Over-the-Top Comedy

  Fist Fight DVD Review by Kam Williams Ice Cube and Charlie Day Square-Off in Over-the-Top Comedy Do you remember how, when you were growing up, if a couple of classmates came to blows on the schoolyard, they would be quickly separated to the suggestion that they settle their differences off campus at the end […]

Best Picture Nominated WWII Biopic Arriving on DVD

  Hacksaw Ridge DVD Review by Kam Williams Best Picture Nominated WWII Biopic Arriving on DVD     Desmond Doss (Andrew Garfield) was born in the Blue Ridge Mountains where he was raised as a Seventh-day Adventist. Devoutly religious, he followed his faith’s literal interpretation  of the 10 Commandments, including the 5th’s dictate that “Thou […]

Six-Time Nominee Out on DVD

  Manchester by the Sea DVD Review by Kam Williams Six-Time Nominee Out on DVD Lee Chandler (Casey Affleck) was having a hard time hanging on to his job as a janitor in Quincy, Massachusetts, when he received word from a family friend (C.J. Wilson) that his big brother, Joe (Kyle Chandler), had just suffered […]

Concert Flick Features Highlights of Pint-Sized Funnyman’s Comedy Tour

  Kevin Hart: What Now? DVD Review by Kam Williams Concert Flick Features Highlights of Pint-Sized Funnyman’s Comedy Tour     Step aside Chris Rock, Eddie Murphy and Martin Lawrence, the undisputed reigning “King of Comedy, ” pound-for-pound, is clearly now Kevin Hart. That’s after his “What Now?” world tour during which the diminutive comedian […]

Riveting Docudrama Revisits Miracle on the Hudson

  Sully DVD Review by Kam Williams Riveting Docudrama Revisits Miracle on the Hudson US Airways Flight 1549 had barely taken off from New York’s LaGuardia Airport on the afternoon of January, 15, 2009 when it sighted Canada geese flying in its path at about 2,800 feet. The Airbus 320 was unable to avoid the […]