Kam On Film: “Wonder Wheel” & “Lady Bird”

Wonder Wheel
New Woody Allen Pic Proves Terribly Disappointing

I suppose Woody Allen was due for a dud. After being distracted during the ‘90s by a bitter divorce and custody battle, the four-time Oscar-winner had enjoyed quite a resurgence since the turn of the century with a string of critically-acclaimed …

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Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri
Frances McDormand Delivers in Dark Comedy Reminiscent of Fargo

Twenty-years-ago, Frances McDormand won an Academy Award for Fargo, a delightful whodunit set in a tiny Minnesota town inhabited by a cornucopia of colorful local yokels. In that Coen Brothers’ black comedy, she played a …

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Kam On Film – “Mudbound” & “No Greater Love”

Mudbound
Returning WWII Vets Forge Unlikely Friendship across Color Line in Searing Southern Saga

Dateline: Mississippi, 1946, which means many of the Magnolia State’s soldier native sons are making the adjustment back to civilian life after serving overseas during World War II. But the fighting isn’t over for Sergeant Ronsel …

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Kam On Film – “The Star” & “Destined”

The Star
Animals Emerge as Unsung Heroes in Animated Version of the Birth of Christ

Most movies based on the Bible have limited appeal beyond the faithful, because the stories are ordinarily dry adaptations basically recounting popular parables in a straightforward fashion. A novel exception to the rule is The

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Kam On Film: Talking “Roman J. Israel, Esq.” & “Murder on the Orient Express”

Roman J. Israel, Esq.
Denzel Delivers Oscar-Quality Performance as Attorney with Asperger’s

Roman J. Israel (Denzel Washington) is a high-functioning savant on the autism spectrum who has been practicing law in L.A. for the past 36 years. The brilliant attorney has spent most of his career under the radar, writing …

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Kam On Film – “Mayhem” and “On Wings of Eagles”

Mayhem
Attorney and Client Turn On Abusive Law Firm in Revenge-Fueled Splatterfest
Attorney Derek Cho (Steven Yeun) was a rising star working his way up the corporate ladder at Towers and Smythe when he was blindsided by a false accusation of making a million-dollar mistake. He was callously fired on …

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Kam On Film: “1945” and “Thank You for Your Service”

1945
Holocaust Survivors Return to Hungarian Hometown in Poignant Postwar Drama

It is Aug. 12, 1945. Japan is reeling and on the verge of surrender in the wake of atomic bomb attacks on Hiroshima and Nagasaki. With Germany having surrendered to the Allies back in the spring, Europe is already …

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Kam On Film: A Closer Look at “Novitiate” and “American Made”

Novitiate
Aspiring Nun Struggles With Vows In Coming-Of-Age Drama

Cathleen Harris (Margaret Qualley) was being raised in rural Tennessee in the Fifties when she started exhibiting an interest in God at an early age. That fixation was a little disconcerting to her single mom (Julianne Nicholson), an avowed atheist.

With …

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Kam On Film – Dissecting “Victoria & Abdul” And “Marshall”

Victoria & Abdul
Brit Biopic Chronicles Unlikely Friendship Forged between Queen Mum and Muslim Manservant
In 1887, 24-year-old Abdul Karim (Ali Fazal) moved from India to England where he found work as a waiter at Queen Victoria’s (Judi Dench) Golden Jubilee. Soon after starting at Windsor Castle, he caught the …

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Kam On Film Tackles “The Mountain Between Us”

Professor Marston & The Wonder Women
Revealing Biopic Chronicles Career And Scandalous Private Life Of Wonder Woman Creator

William Moulton Marston (Luke Evans) was a Renaissance man with an impressive array of talents. After earning his B.A., Ph.D. and law degrees, the Harvard grad was hired to teach psychology at …

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