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Abductee Seeks to Escape Kidnappers in Mindbending Sci-fi Thriller

  Rupture Film Review by Kam Williams Abductee Seeks to Escape Kidnappers in Mindbending Sci-fi Thriller Renee (Noomi Rapace) was leading an unremarkable existence in suburban Kansas City the day she was abducted by five strangers after … [Read more...]

Kitchen Sink Comedy Chronicles Cutthroat Rivalry between Neighboring New Orleans Barbershops

  N.O.L.A. Circus Film Review by Kam Williams Kitchen Sink Comedy Chronicles Cutthroat Rivalry between Neighboring New Orleans Barbershops Will (Martin Bradford) is the proprietor of Kupcakes, a hair salon located in Algiers, the only New … [Read more...]

WWI Saga Revolves around Love Triangle in the Midst of Ethnic Cleansing

  The Promise Film Review by Kam Williams WWI Saga Revolves around Love Triangle in the Midst of Ethnic Cleansing It's Eastern Turkey in 1914, which is where we find druggist Mikael Boghosian (Oscar Isaac) applying his trade in his … [Read more...]

Dom Goes Rogue for Damsel-in-Distress in 8th episode of High-Octane Franchise

  The Fate of the Furious Film Review by Kam Williams Dom Goes Rogue for Damsel-in-Distress in 8th episode of High-Octane Franchise There are a number of action films whose opening scenes alone are well worth the price of admission. Taken … [Read more...]

Blind Man Abandons Family after Regaining Sight in Midlife Crisis Drama

The Ticket Film Review by Kam Williams Blind Man Abandons Family after Regaining Sight in Midlife Crisis Drama James (Dan Stevens) was blinded during childhood by a pituitary tumor. To his credit, he never let the condition prevent him from … [Read more...]

Freeman, Arkin and Caine Co-Star in Remake of Classic Crime Caper

  Going in Style Film Review by Kam Williams Freeman, Arkin and Caine Co-Star in Remake of Classic Crime Caper Released in 1979, Going in Style revolved around a trio of retirees who break the monotony of their dreary daily lives by … [Read more...]

Smurf Series Rebooted as Animated Tale of Female Empowerment

  Smurfs: The Lost Village Film Review by Kam Williams Smurf Series Rebooted as Animated Tale of Female Empowerment Created by the Belgian cartoonist Peyo, the Smurfs started out as a comic strip back  in 1958. Over the intervening years, … [Read more...]

Holocaust Drama Recounts Daring Exploits of Heroine Who Saves 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...]

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...]