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Archives for November 2015

NFL Week Wrap: Shall We Dance?

  NFL Week Wrap: Shall We Dance? By Amy Lignor   The NFL teams are all over the place in almost all the divisions this year. What was, last year, the number “7” when it came to wins you had to have at the end of the regular season to fight for a spot in […]

Could Humans Become a Trend?

  Could Humans Become a Trend?   AMC’s TV show “Humans” may have started this whole thing. After all, before that show aired, robots that had been presented to the very human audience were usually chrome colored or beeped or turned into the ultimate sports car. Some of the most exciting even got their own […]

Nick’s Got Talent!

  Nick Cannon The “Chi-Raq” Interview with Kam Williams Nick’s Got Talent! Nick Cannon is a multi-faceted entertainer who wears many hats: comedian, executive producer and host for television, film star, director, entrepreneur, philanthropist and author of children’s books. Cited by People magazine as one of the “Top 10 Most Successful Young People in Hollywood,” […]

Don’t Blame it on the Turkey

  Don’t Blame it on the Turkey By Amy Lignor   Ah…Turkey Day. When Thanksgiving comes along, family and friends get together and enjoy a good, good meal. Or, that is exactly what the process should be. But there were three things on this particular Turkey Day that ruffled a few feathers. For those families […]

Caine and Keitel Co-Star as Aging BFFS in Surreal Meditation on Mortality

  Youth Film Review by Kam Williams Caine and Keitel Co-Star as Aging BFFS in Surreal Meditation on Mortality Fred Ballinger (Michael Caine) has chosen to withdraw from the limelight after a storybook career as a celebrated composer and conductor. He’s presently being pampered with mud baths and massages at a scenic spa nestled in […]

Spike Lee Offers Solution for Chicago Gang Violence in Timely Morality Play

  Chi-Raq Film Review by Kam Williams Spike Lee Offers Solution for Chicago Gang Violence in Timely Morality Play Just when we were ready to give up on Spike Lee, wouldn’t you know he’d reassert his relevance with a decent inner-city drama decrying the gang violence in Chicago? Ironically, this timely tale is based on […]

Iranian Dancer Defies Sharia Law to Pursues His Passion in Fact-Based Inspirational Drama

  Desert Dancer DVD Review by Kam Williams Iranian Dancer Defies Sharia Law to Pursues His Passion in Fact-Based Inspirational Drama Afshin Ghaffarian (Reece Ritchie) had the great misfortune of being born in Iran in the wake of the Islamist coup d’etat of 1979 which meant he was reared under a repressive religious regime which […]

For movies opening November 27, 2015

OPENING THIS WEEK Kam’s Kapsules: Weekly Previews That Make Choosing a Film Fun by Kam Williams For movies opening November 27, 2015 BIG BUDGET FILMS Creed (PG-13 for violence, profanity and sensuality) Seventh installment in the Rocky series revives the franchise with this spin-off which finds Apollo Creed’s son (Michael B. Jordan) being trained for […]

Adaptation of Memoir about Miraculous Recovery Released on DVD

  90 Minutes in Heaven DVD Review by Kam Williams Adaptation of Memoir about Miraculous Recovery Released on DVD Traveling Pastor Don Piper was thinking about having his own congregation on his way home from a Christian convention when fate intervened in tragic fashion. His car was crushed so badly by a tractor trailer that […]

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