Kam on Film: ‘Presenting Princess Shaw,’ ‘The Angry Birds Movie’ and What’s New In Theaters

Presenting Princess Shaw

Magnolia Pictures

Unrated

Against-The-Odds Documentary Chronicles The Inspirational Ascension Of YouTube Singing Sensation

By day, Samantha Montgomery cared for the elderly as an orderly in a New Orleans old folks home. After hours, however, the aspiring singer/songwriter spent most of her free time pursuing her elusive dream …

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Kam on Film: ‘Money Monster,’ ‘Queen Mimi’ and What’s New In Theaters

Money Monster

Sony Pictures / Smokehouse Pictures

Rated R for pervasive profanity, brief violence and some sexuality

Bilked Investor Blames Bombastic TV Host In High-Octane Hostage Thriller

Kyle Budwell (Jack O’Connell) was a working-class guy from Queens who never had enough cash in the bank to play the market until …

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Kam On Film: ‘Captain America: Civil War,’ ‘Dark Horse’ and What’s New In Theaters

Captain America: Civil War

Walt Disney Pictures

Rated PG-13 for extended sequences of violence, action and mayhem

Avengers Split Into Adversarial Factions In Cluttered, Over-Ambitious Action-Adventure

After overkill during an Avengers mission gone horribly wrong in Lagos, Nigeria exacts a terrible toll in terms of collateral damage, the U.S. Secretary …

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Kam on Film: ‘Keanu,’ ‘Dough’ and What’s New In Theaters

Keanu

New Line Cinema / Warner Brothers

Rated R for violence, sexuality, nudity, drug use, incessant ethnic slurs and pervasive profanity

Suburban Nerds Masquerade As Hardened Gangstas To Retrieve Cat From The ‘Hood

Rell (Jordan Peele) was so inconsolable after being dumped by his girlfriend that getting high didn’t help …

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Kam on Film: ‘Hockney,’ ‘Dispatches From The Gulf’ and What’s New In Theaters

Hockney

Film Movement

Unrated

Reverential Retrospective Revisits Life And Career Of Charismatic Pop Artist

David Hockney was born in Bradford, England, in 1937, which means that his formative years were substantially shaped by World War II, from the air raids to the food rationing. He attended both the Bradford College …

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Kam on Film: ‘Nina,’ ‘Criminal’ and What’s New In Theaters

Nina

RLJ Entertainment

Unrated

Saldana Successfully Channels Simone In Controversial Biopic

Most of the pre-release buzz surrounding this controversial biopic has swirled around the debate about Zoe Saldana’s darkening her skin, donning an afro wig and wearing a prosthetic nose to portray Nina Simone (1933-2003). Apparently, in these politically-correct times, …

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Kam on Film: ‘Barbershop: The Next Cut,’ ‘Look At Us Now, Mother!’ and What’s New In Theaters

Barbershop: The Next Cut

New Line Cinema / Warner Brothers

Rated PG-13 for profanity, ethnic slurs and sexuality

Calvin And Company Reunite For Sobering Sequel With A Social Conscious

There’s been a big change at Calvin’s Barbershop since our last visit over a decade ago. The once-sacred male sanctuary has …

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Kam on Film: ‘Miles Ahead,’ ‘Meet The Blacks’ and What’s New In Theaters

Miles Ahead

Sony Pictures Classics

Rated R for drug use, nudity, sexuality, brief violence and pervasive profanity

Cheadle Channels Legendary Jazz Great In Warts-And-all Biopic

It’s no secret that Don Cheadle wanted to make a movie about Miles Davis (1926-1991) for over a decade. Well, the wait is finally over …

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An Interview with Cecilia Peck: The ‘Brave Miss World’ Interview

Cecilia Peck directed and produced, with Barbara Kopple, the documentary “Shut Up & Sing”, which chronicled the political backlash against and artistic triumph of the Dixie Chicks following their “comment” just prior to the invasion of Iraq. The film, shortlisted for the 2007 Academy Awards, was awarded Best Documentary by

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Kam on Film: ‘Batman v Superman: Dawn Of Justice,’ ‘The Brainwashing Of My Dad’ and What’s New In Theaters

Batman v Superman: Dawn Of Justice

Warner Brothers Pictures

Rated PG-13 for intense violence, pervasive action and some sensuality

Latest DC Comics Adaptation Pits The Man Of Steel Against The Caped Crusader

Let’s face it, Christian Bale’s Batman was going to be a hard act for any actor to follow, …

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