For movies opening February 24, 2017

MOVIES OPENING THIS WEEK, Kam\’s Kapsules, Weekly Previews That Make Choosing a Film Fun, by Kam Williams

Ice Cube in a Mellow Mood!

Born O’Shea Jackson in Compton, California on June 15, 1969, Renaissance man Ice Cube is an actor, writer, producer, director, rapper, philanthropist and father. N.W.A., the rap group he co-founded with Dr. Dre, Eazy-E, MC Ren and DJ Yella, was inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in 2016.

Oscar Predictions 2017

Will La La Land make history by eclipsing the record of 11 Academy Awards? Damien Chazelle\’s magical homage to the Hollywood musical definitely has a decent shot. After all, it\’s a lock to win in 5 categories: Best Picture, Director, Score, Original Song, and Sound Mixing. And it \’s the heavy favorite in another 5: Lead Actress, Cinematography, Costume Design, Production Design and Film Editing.

Historical Drama Recounts Scandalous Interracial Romance

Upon the untimely death of his father, Seretse Khama (David Oyelowo) was crowned the King of Bechuanaland at the tender age of 4.

Top Ten DVD List for February 21, 2017

Manchester by the Sea https://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B01LTHZVKG/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20 Hacksaw Ridge https://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B01LTHZVSS/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20

Best Picture Nominated WWII Biopic Arriving on DVD

Desmond Doss (Andrew Garfield) was born in the Blue Ridge Mountains where he was raised as a Seventh-day Adventist.

Six-Time Nominee Out on DVD

Lee Chandler (Casey Affleck) was having a hard time hanging on to his job as a janitor in Quincy, Massachusetts, when he

For movies opening February 17, 2017

A Cure for Wellness (R for violence, profanity, disturbing images, graphic nudity, sexuality and a rape) Psychological

Temperamental Teacher Challenges Nerdy Colleague to Duel in Kitchen Sink Comedy

Do you remember how, when you were growing up, if a couple of classmates came to blows on the schoolyard, they would

The President’s Kitchen Cabinet

The Story of the African-Americans Who Have Fed Our First Families, from the Washingtons to the Obamas by Adrian Miller University of North Carolina Press