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This week’s DVD releases - October, 15, 2013

the March-300Top Ten DVD list for Oct. 15, 2013.

“The March”

“Love Actually: 10th Anniversary Edition”

“Pacific Rim”

“Scholastic Storybook Treasures: The Halloween Stories Collection (Volume Two)”

“High Plains Drifter: 40th Anniversary Edition”

“Treasures of New York”

“Drug War”

“Last Will & Testament”

“Notting Hill (Blu-ray)”

“Jug Face”

Honorable Mention

“Is School Enough?”

“Disney’s Gravity Falls: Six Strange Tales”

“Defiance: Season One”

“Superheroes: Never-Ending Battle”

“Hart of Dixie: The Complete Second Season”

“It’s a Spongebob Christmas”

“Lost and Found”

“Dora the Explorer: Dora’s Christmas Carol Adventure”

“Thomas & Friends: 3-Movie Pack”

“A Monsterous Holiday”

“Barney & Friends: 3-Movie Pack:”

“Brains on Trial”

“Winx: The Secret of the Lost Kingdom Movie”

“Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Rise of the Turtles”

“Bubble Guppies / Team Umizoomi: Into the Snow We Go”

Giving Ja a Holla!

church girl-400Jeffrey "Ja Rule" Atkins talks about his new film, "I'm in Love with a Church Girl," a faith-based tale of redemption chronicling the real-life reformation of drug dealer-turned-pastor Galley Molina.

Kam Williams: Hey Ja, thanks for the interview.

Ja Rule: What's happening, killer?

KW: I appreciate the opportunity.

JR: Me too, Kam. Thanks for having me.


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Kam’s Kapsules: Weekly previews - 10/10/2013

capPhillips-1-600For movies opening Oct. 11, 2013


"Captain Phillips" (PG-13 for intense violence, sustained terror, bloody images and substance abuse) Tom Hanks stars in this action thriller, directed by Paul Greengrass, reenacting the 2009 rescue by Navy SEALs of an American container ship hijacked by Somali pirates. With Catherine Keener, Barkhad Abdi and Faysal Ahmed.

"Machete Kills" (R for profanity, sexuality and pervasive graphic violence) Danny Trejo reprises the title role in this high body-count sequel which finds the intrepid detective-turned-spy recruited by the U.S. President (Charlie Sheen) to foil a terrorist plot being hatched by a Mexican madman (Demian Bichir) and an eccentric billionaire (Mel Gibson). Ensembler includes Lady Gaga, Sofia Vergara, Jessica Alba, Cuba Gooding Jr., Antonio Banderas and Amber Heard.

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Living legends have a wealth of knowledge

turner-200ON OUR WAY TO WEALTHY: I recently had an opportunity to see "Lee Daniels' The Butler" and it was moving. One of the things that impacted me was observing how various moments in history could be seen and experienced from so many different perspectives.

I also realized that I did not have to go see Daniel's fine work to hear actual stories about the civil rights experience.

Influencers of the civil rights movement abound in Memphis. Among them is Tri-State Bank President Jesse H. Turner Jr., whose experience frequently gets overlooked by documenters of Memphis history. He was the first to integrate a high school in the city of Memphis, breaking the barrier at Christian Brothers High School (CBHS) in 1963.

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Me, my church and a wealth replacement trust

CharlesSimsJr-160MONEY MATTERS: Charitable giving can be a rewarding experience by allowing you to both give and receive. To enjoy the benefits of charitable giving, you can use a variety of strategies.

Charitable remainder trusts – the basics

To establish a charitable remainder trust, you transfer appreciated property to an irrevocable trust and designate the charity of your choice as the beneficiary of the trust. The property within the trust is then sold and reinvested to provide income. You retain a lifetime interest in the income generated by the trust, and when the trust expires at your death, the property within the trust is transferred to the charitable organization.

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