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Holocaust Drama Recounts Daring Exploits of Heroine Who Save Hundreds of Jews

  The Zookeeper's Wife Film Review by Kam Williams Holocaust Drama Recounts Daring Exploits of Heroine Who Save Hundreds of Jews In 1928, Dr. Jan Zabinski (Johan Heldenbergh) became the director of the Warsaw Zoo. Over the next decade, he … [Read more...]

Scorcese Faith-Based Docudrama Revisits Rude Reception of Christianity in Japan

  Silence Blu-ray Review by Kam Williams Scorcese Faith-Based Docudrama Revisits Rude Reception of Christianity in Japan Portuguese traders first landed in Japan in 1543, followed soon thereafter by Francis Xavier and other Jesuits. So … [Read more...]

Ben Affleck Directs and Stars in Gruesome Gangster Saga

    Live by Night Blu-ray Review by Kam Williams Ben Affleck Directs and Stars in Gruesome Gangster Saga    Dennis Lehane has enjoyed phenomenal success not only as a novelist but writing directly for TV (Boardwalk Empire and The … [Read more...]

For movies opening March 24, 2017

  OPENING THIS WEEK Kam's Kapsules Weekly Previews That Make Choosing a Film Fun by Kam Williams For movies opening March 24, 2017 BIG BUDGET FILMS Chips (R for crude humor, graphic sexuality, frontal nudity, violence, drug use and … [Read more...]

Dax Shepard and Michael Pena Co-Star in Raunchy Revival of Classic Cop Series

  Chips Film Review by Kam Williams Dax Shepard and Michael Pena Co-Star in Raunchy Revival of Classic Cop Series Whenever a classic television series is made into a movie, the buzz always seems to be about whether the screen version will … [Read more...]

Reverential Retrospective Revisits Abbreviated Life of Legendary Jazz Great

  I Called Him Morgan Film Review by Kam Williams Reverential Retrospective Revisits Abbreviated Life of Legendary Jazz Great Legendary jazz great Lee Morgan (1938-1972) was born and raised in Philadelphia where he received his first … [Read more...]

Prodigal Daughter Tries to Reconcile with Estranged Dad in Haunting Parable of Biblical Proportions

  The Levelling Film Review by Kam Williams Prodigal Daughter Tries to Reconcile with Estranged Dad in Haunting Parable of Biblical Proportions It's not very clear whether Harry Catto's (Joe Blakemore) death was a murder or a suicide. One … [Read more...]

Top Ten DVD List for March 21, 2017

  This Week’s DVD Releases by Kam Williams Top Ten DVD List for March 21, 2017 Julieta https://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B01N4MP65D/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20 The Lovers on the … [Read more...]

Microscopic Martian Matter Morphs into Monster in Outer Space Screamfest

  Life Film Review by Kam Williams Microscopic Martian Matter Morphs into Monster in Outer Space Screamfest In recent years, Hollywood has started serving up some outer space adventures, a la The Martian (2015) and The Space between Us … [Read more...]

Campy Horror Comedy Comes to Home Video

  The Love Witch DVD Review by Kam Williams Campy Horror Comedy Comes to Home Video Elaine Parker (Samantha Robinson) only became a witch after being abandoned by her late husband. An incurable romantic with fairy princess fantasies, the … [Read more...]