For movies opening July 7, 2017

A Ghost Story (R for brief profanity and a disturbing image) Romantic fantasy revolving around a recently-deceased musician (Casey Affleck) whose spirit miraculously returns home to comfort his inconsolable wife (Rooney Mara). Supporting cast includes Kenneisha Thompson, Will Oldham, Liz Franke and Kesha.

For movies opening June 16, 2017

47 Meters Down (PG-13 for bloody images, intense peril and brief profanity) Harrowing tale of survival revolving around two sisters (Mandy Moore and Claire Holt) vacationing in Mexico whose scuba diving adventure turns into a desperate fight for their lives when their cage drops to the ocean floor, leaving them surrounded by great white sharks and with less than an hour of oxygen. Featuring Matthew Modine, Yani Gellman and Santiago Segura.

Eisenberg Excels Cast Against Type as Unlikely Action Hero in "Manchurian Candidate" Adventure

  American Ultra DVD Review by Kam Williams Eisenberg Excels Cast Against Type as Unlikely Action Hero in “Manchurian Candidate” Adventure At first blush, Mike Howell (Jesse Eisenberg) looks like your prototypical slacker with not much of a future. The small town stoner is very content to fritter away his life behind the counter of […]

Film: ‘Kiss the Water’ at Cleveland Museum of Art, January 22

  Date: January 22, 2014 Time: 7:00 pm Morley Lecture Hall Purchase tickets View trailer Directed by Eric Steel. Legendary among fly fishermen, the beautiful and intricate lures hand-crafted for decades by Scotland’s late Megan Boyd are even displayed in museums. This sensual, poetic movie looks at this eccentric woman, her remarkable creations, and the […]

The Big Picture: Rethinking Dyslexia

  The Big Picture: Rethinking Dyslexia Film Review by Kam Williams Uplifting Documentary Examines Dyslexia from Fresh Perspective   Some of the most brilliant people I’ve ever interviewed have been dyslexic, including film directors like Bryan Singer (The Usual Suspects), Joe Wright (Anna Karenina) and Guy Ritchie (Snatch), as well as matinee idol Channing Tatum, who opened […]

How to Make Money Selling Drugs Film Review

How to Make Money Selling Drugs  Film Review by Kam Williams Headline: Tongue-in-Cheek Documentary Offers Tips on Dope Dealing “Are you unemployed or stuck in a dead-end job? Don’t worry, we have an answer!” That is the dubious proposition made by How to Make Money Selling Drugs, a tongue-in-cheek (I pray) documentary about the art […]