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Archives for January 2015

Reverential Retrospective Recounts U.S. Pilots’ Role in Israel’s War of Independence

  Above and Beyond Film Review by Kam Williams Reverential Retrospective Recounts U.S. Pilots’ Role in Israel’s War of Independence     Israel found itself losing its War of Independence in 1948 because it had no fighter planes with which to respond to air attacks on the part of its Arab adversaries. Luckily, a number […]

Deflate-Gate or Deflated-Ego-Gate you tell me!

  Deflate-Gate or Deflated-Ego-Gate you tell me!    I’m Will Roberts, and this is the daily scream!! Ahh, here we go! Now how sad is it that we question everything these days, I will tell ya the question, next! Deflate gate Now, I don’t know the outcome of whether they did or didn’t deflate the […]

Grandparents Square-Off over Biracial Child in Contentious Courtroom Drama

  Black or White Film Review by Kam Williams Grandparents Square-Off over Biracial Child in Contentious Courtroom Drama   When Elliot Anderson’s (Kevin Costner) wife Carol (Jennifer Ehle) perishes in a tragic car accident, he suddenly finds himself facing the prospect of raising his 7 year-old granddaughter Eloise (Jillian Estell) alone. After all, the couple […]

Individualism and Reporting in Sports Becomes an Unknown Concept

  Individualism and Reporting in Sports Becomes an Unknown Concept  ~ Amy Lignor A very famous racing icon has announced that 2015 will be his last year in the world of NASCAR.   Serena Williams is going off the charts at the Australian Open, beating competitors left and right and screaming, at herself, when she […]

Downey Plays Prodigal Son in Search of Redemption in Compelling Courtroom Drama

  The Judge DVD Review by Kam Williams Downey Plays Prodigal Son in Search of Redemption in Compelling Courtroom Drama     Hank Palmer (Robert Downey, Jr.) is a very successful, criminal defense attorney with a good reason to hide his humble roots. After all, he was a rebellious kid who frequently landed in trouble […]

True Tale Recounts How CIA First Introduced Crack to the ‘Hood

  Kill the Messenger DVD Review by Kam Williams True Tale Recounts How CIA First Introduced Crack to the ‘Hood     In August of 1996, the San Jose Mercury News published an eye-opening expose’ detailing exactly how the Central Intelligence Agency had orchestrated the importation of crack cocaine from Nicaragua as well as its […]

Oscar-Winner Reflects on Life, Career and His Latest Film

  Kevin Costner The “Black or White” Interview with Kam Williams Oscar-Winner Reflects on Life, Career and His Latest Film     Kevin Michael Costner was born in Lynwood, California on January 18, 1955. After landing a breakout role in Silverado in 1985, he enjoyed a meteoric rise in such hit pictures as The Untouchables, […]

Brad Pitt Plays Tough Tank Commander in WWII Flick

  Fury DVD Review by Kam Williams Brad Pitt Plays Tough Tank Commander in WWII Flick     It is April of 1945, and the Allies are making major inroads across the European theater. However, Adolf Hitler has responded to the attrition in the ranks of his army by exhorting women and children to take […]

For movies opening January 30, 2015

  OPENING THIS WEEK Kam’s Kapsules: Weekly Previews That Make Choosing a Film Fun by Kam Williams For movies opening January 30, 2015   BIG BUDGET FILMS   Black or White (PG-13 for profanity, fighting and mature themes involving drugs and alcohol) Cross-cultural drama chronicling the bitter custody battle between a black grandmother (Octavia Spencer) […]

We’re being taken over by robots, please start with Washington!

  We’re being taken over by robots, please start with Washington!   When I was a kid I loved going to the museum of science and industry and ill tell you my favorite thing next I remember they had a booth, and you’d sit in the both and your friend would sit in the other booth. […]