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For movies opening August 18, 2017

  OPENING THIS WEEK Kam’s Kapsules Weekly Previews That Make Choosing a Film Fun by Kam Williams For movies opening August 18, 2017 BIG BUDGET FILMS The Hitman’s Bodyguard (R for graphic violence and pervasive profanity) Unlikely-buddies comedy about an ace bodyguard (Ryan Reynolds) who grudgingly helps a notorious assassin (Samuel L. Jackson) negotiate a […]

Samuel L. Jackson and Ryan Reynolds Grudgingly Join Forces in Unlikely-Buddies Comedy

  The Hitman’s Bodyguard Film Review by Kam Williams Samuel L. Jackson and Ryan Reynolds Grudgingly Join Forces in Unlikely-Buddies Comedy World-class bodyguard Michael Bryce’s (Ryan Reynolds) services were in great demand when a Japanese tycoon (Tsuwayuki Saotome) was executed on his watch. That botched operation ruined not only his professional reputation but his romantic […]

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 […]

Ryan Reynolds’ Brain Swap Drama Arrives on DVD

  Criminal DVD Review by Kam Williams Ryan Reynolds’ Brain Swap Drama Arrives on DVD CIA Agent Bill Pope (Ryan Reynolds) was in London on assignment to deliver a ransom to a computer hacker called the “The Dutchman” (Michael Pitt) when he was assassinated en route by a terrorist (Jordi Molla) with a vicious gun […]

Ryan Reynolds Absolutely ‘Marvel’-ous as Wisecracking Superhero

  Deadpool Film Review by Kam Williams Ryan Reynolds Absolutely ‘Marvel’-ous as Wisecracking Superhero Technically, Deadpool is the 8th installment in the X-Men film franchise, although it’s  different enough from the others to stand on its own. In fact, it’s not only the first R-rated offering in the Marvel Comics series, but the first humor-driven […]