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Kam Williams is a popular and top NewsBlaze reviewer, our chief critic. Kam gives his unvarnished opinion on movies, DVDs and books, plus many in-depth and revealing celebrity interviews.

Sadly, Lloyd Kam Williams passed away in 2019, leaving behind a huge body of work focused on America’s black entertainment community. We were as sad to hear of his passing as we were overjoyed to have him as part of our team.

Web Junkie (PBS-TV) Review

Three Chinese boys undergo 90 days of rehab to cure their addiction for computer games and the Internet rather that prevents them connecting with others.

Magic Mike XXL Film Review

Channing Tatum returns in the title role, but legendary director, Steven Soderbergh and several actors critical to the success of the original are missing.

Stephen ‘tWitch’ Boss The Magic Mike XXLA Interview

Stephen Boss parlayed television success into a film career, appearing in Hairspray, Blades of Glory, Stomp the Yard 2 and, most notably, several installments of the Step Up franchise.

6-30-2015 Top Ten DVD Releases

Top Ten DVD List for June 30, 2015, including Kumiko, The Treasure Hunter, While We're Young, and The Decline of Western Civilization.

Faith of Our Fathers Film Review

A gulf in the attitudes of two men had a profound effect on the orphans' fortunes. One is stable and successful and the other had many scrapes with the law.

Lucy McBath ‘3½ Minutes, Ten Bullets’ Interview

Lucy McBath reminisces about Jordan while discussing 3 1/2 Minutes, Ten Bullets, a documentary chronicling the trial of her son's killer.

Spy Film Review

A desk-bound CIA analyst acts as the ears and eyes of Bradley Fine, a veteran spy. Used to seeing action through hidden cameras and listening devices, when the spy is killed, she takes over his job.

Travaris Spears The ‘Freedom’ Interview

Since 2007, Travaris has been busy at work while simultaneously maintaining excellent grades in school; something upon which his mother insists. he is in the ninth grade.

Movies to Watch Opening June 5, 2015

Movies opening June 5, 2015 include Entourage, rated R, Insidious: Chapter 3, rated PG-13 and not as terrifying as the original.

Entourage Film Review

Entourage is like an extended rap music video. A decadent celebration of materialism and conspicuous consumption shot against lavish backdrops with a smorgasbord of scantily-clad, fantasy babes

Lin Shaye The ‘Insidious: Chapter 3’ Interview

Lin has almost 200 screen credits to her name, including Snakes on a Plane, Nightmare on Elm Street. Here, she talks about reprising the role of Elise Rainier

May 2015 Kam’s Kapsules: Movies to Check Out

Interesting movies for May 2015, opened May 15. They include the two big budget films, Max Max: Road Fury and Pitch Perfect 2. Remakes are still in vogue.

Vivica A. Fox, Tyson Beckford and Robert Ri’chard The ‘Chocolate City’...

Vivica A. Fox, Tyson Beckford and Robert Ri'chard talk about a remake of Magic Mike in which a cash-strapped college kid hides his job as an exotic dancer.

5-22 Kam’s Kapsules

Watch these movies before the end of May, especially Chocolate City, the remake of the 1982 Poltergeist and the sci-fi flick, Tomorrowland.

The Hand That Feeds Film Review

The documentary film focuses on the lives of underpaid workers at Manhattan's Hot & Crusty (H&C) bakery where the Latino staff members are underpaid and their complaints are not heard.

Zoe Kravitz ‘The Mad Max: Fury Road/Good Kill’ Interview

This spring alone, Zoe has a half-dozen films released in theaters, including the blockbusters Insurgent and Mad Max: Fury Road, as well as Good Kill, The Road Within, Dope and Treading Water. Here, she talks about life and about her latest movies.

Welcome to Me Film Review

Alice, a manic depressive bipolar diehard Oprah fan becomes rich, and creates a TV series about herself, an emotional exhibitionist who couch potatoes love.

My Grandfather Would Have Shot Me Book Review

Jennifer's emotional tailspin made sense seeing how her bubble was burst, given how orphans are more inclined to fantasize that they're descended from royalty than the scum of the Earth.

Kevin James The ‘Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2’ Interview

Kevin James talks to Kam Williams about his role in the Paul Blart: Mall Cop sequel

Freida Pinto The ‘Desert Dancer’ Interview

Freida Pinto, born in Mumbai, India, showed an interest in acting early on, participating in community theater and school productions.