Archives for May 2014

The Great Outdoors Beneath Your Feet

The Great Outdoors Beneath Your Feet ~ ZZ Troutski   You’ve climbed mountains, cast your line in the crystal clear ponds and streams, hunted in the wilderness that this extraordinary country has to offer, and more. But there’s another local right beneath your feet that can become the experience of a lifetime. It’s also one […]

For movies opening May 30, 2014

OPENING THIS WEEK Kam’s Kapsules: Weekly Previews That Make Choosing a Film Fun by Kam Williams For movies opening May 30, 2014 BIG BUDGET FILMS Maleficent (PG for action, violence and frightening images) Angelina Jolie plays the title character in this reimagining of Sleepy Beauty from the perspective of the classic fairy tale’s infamous villain, […]

Everything in Life Comes Back at You…Even in the NFL

Everything in Life Comes Back at You…Even in the NFL ~ Amy Lignor   You name it the NFL has seen its share of controversies. From player safety to controversial calls to the most recent Saints (2012) issue when it came to ‘bounties’.  And although the NBA took away the headlines for just a bit, […]

Oscar-Nominated Adaptation of Afghan War Memoir Arrives on DVD

Lone Survivor DVD Review by Kam Williams   Oscar-Nominated Adaptation of Afghan War Memoir Arrives on DVD   On June 28, 2005, a team of Navy SEALs based in Afghanistan were issued orders in accordance with Operation Red Wings to locate and terminate a Taliban leader whose militia had been targeting coalition troops in the […]

The Hybrid Escalates

The Hybrid Escalates ~ Carmen Schwartz As everyone knows, car companies got on board with the ‘green’ initiative quite a long time ago. In fact, even the big names in luxury, like Mercedes-Benz, made sure they worked with their customers to give them exactly what they wanted: luxury, class, and a way to save the […]

Talented French Tech Duo Releases Ethereal EP of Mesmerizing Electronic Music

Panathenee EP by Jim Cassady & Pablo Review by Kam Williams   Talented French Tech Duo Releases Ethereal EP of Mesmerizing Electronic Music   Sounding like a compelling cross of the Kraftwerk and Bryan Ferry, a couple of young Frenchmen based in Berlin, Jim Cassady & Pablo, have collaborated to produce an album of mesmerizing electronic music. Recently […]

Take Me to St. Louis? Maybe Someday

Take Me to St. Louis? Maybe Someday ~ Amy Lignor Ah…the NFL. Between the bad—lawsuits from ex-players regarding drugs being supplied to them without actual information being given regarding the side effects of said drugs later in life; and the good—the players who are already being raved about from the draft that have made many […]

Amma’s Good Karma

Amma Asante The “Belle” Interview with Kam Williams Amma’s Good Karma Writer/director Amma Asante made an unusual entry into filmmaking. As a child, she attended the Barbara Speake stage school in London, where she trained as a student in dance and drama. She began a television career as a child actress, appearing as a regular […]

A Step Back Through History for the Lovers of The Great Outdoors

A Step Back Through History for the Lovers of The Great Outdoors  ~ ZZ Troutski Sportsmen and women love the outdoors. They love the thrill of the hunt, or the silence of the water while looking to catch the perfect bass for dinner; they love the hiking and exploration that the mountains provide, as well […]

Xist Fitness: How to be Comfortable in Your Environment

Xist Fitness: How to be Comfortable in Your Environment  ~ James Moore Working out and getting in shape are daunting tasks, especially when the task begins with that uncomfortable feeling of walking into a gym and getting started.   The first step in the process is usually easy, signing the contract to begin. But as […]

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