The LEGO Ninjago Movie

Film Review by Kam Williams Unassuming Teen Morphs into Formidable Ninja in Latest LEGO Episode Lloyd Garmadon (Dave Franco) must be the least liked student at Ninjago High. The unassuming 16 year-old is so unpopular that no kids will even sit on the same side of the bus with him on the ride to school. …

Andy Serkis and Joe Letteri

The “War for the Planet of the Apes” Interview with Kam Williams   Extraordinary Ape Mimic and Oscar-Winning Visual Effects Arrtist Expound on Latest Collaboration   If they handed out an Oscar for the best motion-capture performances, Andy Serkis would probably have quite a few trophies on his mantelpiece. The accomplished actor/director has provided the …

Black Butterfly

Film Review by Kam Williams   Recluse Comes to Regret Bringing Good Samaritan Home in Riveting Suspense Thriller   Paul (Antonio Banderas) is the literary equivalent of a one-hit wonder. The flash in the pan enjoyed a short-lived success, thanks to the best-seller he published while still in his twenties. Back then, he became the …

Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul (FILM REVIEW)

Film Review by Kam Williams   Franchise’s Fourth Episode Features New Cast Up to Old Tricks   According to Murphy’s Law, “Anything that can go wrong, will go wrong.” And Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul provides cinematic support for that pessimistic principle. For, this kitchen sink comedy relies on the domino effect …

China announces restrictions on trade with North Korea

China announces restrictions on trade with North Korea China’s Commerce Ministry on Tuesday banned imports of North Korean gold and rare earths and exports to the country of jet fuel and other oil products used to make rocket fuel, a move in line with new United Nations sanctions on Pyongyang. The Security Council unanimously passed …

Insurers find Google a potential rival

Insurers find Google a potential rival More than 40 percent of insurers see Google as a potential threat because of its strong brand and ability to use customer data, a report released on Tuesday said. And young, mobile phone-friendly consumers may bypass traditional insurers for “new, more nimble” competitors, consultancy Capgemini’s annual world insurance report …

Mangano And Mackenzie Offer Free Lifesaving Overdose Prevention Seminar In Glen Head

To help save lives and combat the Heroin epidemic, Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano and County Legislator Donald MacKenzie today announced a free Overdose Prevention Seminar will take place on Wednesday, October 7th from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Gold Coast Library, located at 50 Railroad Avenue in Glen Head. Residents will …