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Archives for January 2016

Marlon Wayans Spoofs Romance Genre in Shocking Parody of Salacious S&M Adventure

  Fifty Shades of Black Film Review by Kam Williams Marlon Wayans Spoofs Romance Genre in Shocking Parody of Salacious S&M Adventure Ever since Scary Movie (2000), Marlon Wayans has carved out quite a career for himself writing and starring in a string of silly spoofs that includes Scary Movie 2 (2001), Dance Flick (2009), […]

Father and Warrior Protect Baby Monster in Medieval Martial Arts Mash-up

  Monster Hunt Film Review by Kam Williams Father and Warrior Protect Baby Monster in Medieval Martial Arts Mash-up Directed by Raman Hui (Shrek the Third), Monster Hunt was released across Asia last summer where it became the highest-grossing Chinese film of all time. The version I watched was dubbed into English, which served to […]

For movies opening January 29, 2016

  OPENING THIS WEEK Kam’s Kapsules: Weekly Previews That Make Choosing a Film Fun                                                                by Kam Williams For movies opening January 29, 2016 BIG […]

Bullock Plays Dirty Tricks as Media Consultant in Political Campaign Dramedy

  Our Brand Is Crisis DVD Review by Kam Williams Bullock Plays Dirty Tricks as Media Consultant in Political Campaign Dramedy     In 2002, Gonzalo “Goni” Sanchez de Lozada, a candidate for the presidency of Bolivia, found himself floundering in the polls with just a few months to go to election day. Since the […]

Brit Costume Drama Revisits Feminist Fight for the Right to Vote

  Suffragette DVD Review by Kam Williams Brit Costume Drama Revisits Feminist Fight for the Right to Vote Nowadays, most females take access to the ballot box for granted. Nevertheless, they owe a big debt of gratitude to the mostly unsung Suffragettes who made great sacrifices for decades before securing that hard-fought right. In the […]

A Night of Illusion, Hawks Nest State Park, February 6

  Date: February 06, 2016 Time: 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm Be entertained by nationally renowned magician John Slicer as he astounds audiences of all ages! The astonishing John Slicer is more than just a magic show. His captivating sleight-of-hand, interactive audience participation, and mind reading will leave you saying “How did he do that?” […]

4th Annual Black History Month Celebration of Diversity, WV Culture and History Great Hall, February 1st

  Date: February 01, 2016 Time: 4:00 pm The Herbert Henderson Office of Minority Affairs, WV Division of Culture and History, and the Martin Luther King, Jr. State Holiday Commission will host the 4th Annual Black History Month Celebration of Diversity on Monday, February 01, 2016 at 4:00 PM at the WV Culture and History […]

Where to Find Great Deals on Over-the-Water Bungalows

  Where to Find Great Deals on Over-the-Water Bungalows By Burt Carey With gently rolling salty waves rolling just below and panoramic ocean views that take your breath away, a bungalow perched over the water could be just the type of vacation you’ve been looking for. Such a vacation doesn’t have to be only for […]

Manning vs. Newton: Super Bowl 50’s QBs Side By Side

  Manning vs. Newton: Super Bowl 50’s QBs Side By Side By Burt Carey They both stand 6’5” and love to throw the football. And there’s where the comparisons begin and end for the starting quarterbacks in Super Bowl 50. Peyton Manning, at age 39, is the Denver Broncos storied grand old man signal caller, […]

Home Prices and Sales Increase in December

  Home Prices and Sales Increase in December By Burt Carey Home sales and prices in the U.S. recovered in December following November sales that had analysts concerned about a possible slowing economy. The National Association of Realtors reported a 14.7 percent jump in existing home sales in December, putting the country on pace to […]