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    Kam’s Kapsules

    BIG BUDGET FILMS Johnny English Reborn (PG for mild violence, rude humor, brief sensuality and brief profanity) Rowan Atkinson reprises the title role in this James Bond parody in which the bumbling, British spy attempts...

    Top Ten DVD List for July 6th 2010

    Brooklyn’s Finest Click Here to View More Info The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo Click Here to View More Info A Single Man Click Here to View More Info Film Noir Classics II Click Here to View More...

    Sam Jackson, Snoop Dog Voice a Snail’s Tale

    Theo (Ryan Reynolds) is routinely ridiculed by his friends for entertaining what they see as the impossible dream of one day competing in the Indianapolis 500. Even his brother, Chet (Paul Giamatti), suggests that,...

    Post-Colonial Nigeria Provides Backdrop for Sweeping Romance Saga

    Twins Kainene (Anika Noni Rose) and Olanna (Thandie Newton) hail from a well-to-do Nigerian family well-enough connected to send them overseas to college where they majored in business and sociology, respectively. Ironically, while the...

    Presidential Race Thriller Arrives on DVD

    Stephen Meyers (Ryan Gosling) joined Mike Morris’ (George Clooney) presidential campaign out of a heartfelt conviction that the Pennsylvania governor was “the only one who’s going to make a difference in people’s lives.” And...

    Good Deeds Indeed!

    Tyler Perry’s inspirational journey from the hard streets of New Orleans to the heights of Hollywood's A-list is the stuff of American legend. Born into poverty and raised in a household scarred by abuse,...

    Kam’s Kapsules: Weekly Previews That Make Choosing a Film Fun

    BIG BUDGET FILMS Captain America: The First Avenger (PG-13 for intense sci-fi violence) Marvel Comics adaptation revolving around the patriotic exploits of a soldier-turned-superhero (Chris Evans) who, with the help of his trusty sidekick (Sebastian...

    Alternative Medicine Documentary Extols the Virtues of Holistic Healing

    The healthcare industrial complex spends billions of dollars on packaging and branding to brainwash us into believing that there are no viable alternatives to Western medicine’s approach to curing this or that illness. In...

    Kam’s Kapsules: Weekly Previews That Make Choosing a Film Fun

    BIG BUDGET FILMS Case 39 (R for violence, terror and disturbing images) Renee Zellweger stars in this psychological thriller about a naïve social worker who rescues an abused 10 year-old (Jodelle Ferland) from her parents...

    My Big Fat Mexican Wedding

    Is the idea of a Chicano marrying an African American really all that shocking? Maybe it is in L.A., where gang warfare has brothers and cholos gunning down each other in bloody drive-bys. Elsewhere,...

    Documentary Examines Life, Murder of Texas Man Dragged to Death

    Thirteen years ago, Shawn Berry, John William King and Russell Brewer – all young, White men- viciously beat 49-year-old James Byrd Jr., an African-American Texas man, as he walked home. Making the ordeal even...

    The Best in Black Cinema

    2011 proved to be another banner year in black cinema, with The Help emerging as the cream of the crop. Even though the adaptation of the Kathryn Stockett best-seller had detractors like Professor Melissa...

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