Denzel Washington

The Magnificent Seven

January 11, 2017 // 0 Comments

When Akira Kurosawa made Seven Samurai in 1954, little did he know that he was not only creating a masterpiece of a film, but also a story that would resonate so loudly across the world that it would spawn countless other stories and movies revolving [...]

The Book Of Eli

July 7, 2010 // 0 Comments

The Hughes Brothers' movie "The Book of Eli" did not really stir up much of an interest in me when I saw theatrical trailers some time back. While the post-apocalyptic theme does have its appeal, for some reason someone was missing from the [...]

Inside Man

June 19, 2009 // 0 Comments

Spike Lee's "Inside Man" concerns a bank robbery. A most unusual bank robbery, in fact. The robbery is organized by Dalton Russell (Clive Owen), who addresses the camera directly at the film's opening to give us the Who, What, When, [...]

The Hurricane

September 6, 2007 // 0 Comments

Norman Jewison is the director who brought us "Moonstruck" and "Other People's Money". This film, originally released in 2000, earned Denzel Washington an Academy Award nomination and a Golden Globe for Best Actor for his [...]

The Bone Collector

August 29, 2006 // 0 Comments

Since "The Silence Of The Lambs" hit bookshelves in 1988 and was turned into an incredibly successful and acclaimed movie in 1991, there have been a great number of films dealing with comparable subject matters. Serial killers in urban [...]

The Manchurian Candidate

July 26, 2006 // 0 Comments

The original 1962 "The Manchurian Candidate" was highly suspenseful political thriller that played upon sensibilities that directly affected people at the time, so how can you create a remake of such a move over 40 years later? By updating it [...]

Training Day

April 28, 2006 // 0 Comments

You think you've had a bad first day at work? On his first day as a Rookie Narcotics Officer, Jack Hoyt is assigned to Alonzo Harris; an LAPD Narcotics Detective that doesn't always play by the rules. Through a period of 24 hours, Hoyt learns [...]

The Manchurian Candidate

December 8, 2004 // 0 Comments

I find it truly frightening how uninspired Hollywood has become in recent years. Remake after remake is rolling in and in most cases, the remakes never even get close to the original films they try to revisit. Sadly, Jonathan Demme’s remake of ’The [...]

Philadelphia: Anniversary Edition

October 5, 2004 // 0 Comments

It’s been 10 years already since "Philadelphia" hit theaters and looking back at it, I have to admit that I look at the film with mixed emotions. While there can be no doubt that the film itself is a powerful and emotional look at the impact [...]
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