Tag: Denzel Washington

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2016: A Cinematic Year In Review

It’s been a tough year. Just saying the word “2016” induces cringes from a vast majority of people, offering up painful thoughts of a highly divisive political campaign that may or may not have gone your way to general malaise about the state of the world to the seemingly endless rash of celebrity deaths that robbed us of talent far too soon. In the … Read More 2016: A Cinematic Year In Review

Fences: It’s all about the acting

Broadway doesn’t usually translate to the silver screen all that well. Oscar winner Denzel Washington’s film adaptation of August Wilson’s Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award winning play “Fences” might just be the truest, most authentic stage to screen transformation in cinematic history. “Fences” might not be the year’s best movie, nor a game changer in Hollywood for years to come. However for nearly two-and-a-half … Read More Fences: It’s all about the acting

The Magnificent Seven: Not your father’s western

​“The Magnificent Seven” is a completely unnecessary remake. It’s not because the Denzel Washington led western isn’t a quality movie, but rather that the re-imagining of the 1960 film starring Yul Brenner and Steve McQueen doesn’t actually resemble the original film itself. In fact, the newest film from director Antoine Fuqua would probably be better served with a different title altogether as Fuqua’s movie … Read More The Magnificent Seven: Not your father’s western