Posts Tagged ‘Denzel Washington’

Review: Flight

— by ADAM DALE — While Robert Zemeckis’ last two films – “A Christmas Carol” and “Beowolf” — didn’t garner much praise from critics, there is no denying he has a unique style of storytelling utilizing a very specific visual language that plays very well in his new fil[...]

Review: Safe House

— by ADAM DALE — Denzel Washington and Ryan Reynolds are no strangers to the action film genre, so what would happen if you put them together and pitted them against each other? Universal Pictures and director Daniel Espinosa are hoping this equals into big screen movie magic in the new [...]

Under Review: ‘Unstoppable’

— by MARIUSZ ZUBROWSKI — In these economic times, blue-collar workers are being neglected in more ways than one. Aside from the typical closures, senior employees are being replaced with inexperienced youngsters, who fresh out of high school, flock to their local factory for a taste of t[...]

SNL Parodies ‘Unstoppable’

— by SEAN GERSKI — I know it has been fashionable for years and years to say that “Saturday Night Live” isn’t as funny as it used to be. But if you have watched in the past three years, and particularly this year, you will realize it isn’t a cliche. It’s ver[...]

Trailer Talk: ‘Unstoppable’

— by CHRIS HYATT — This is the space where I would normally go into some long-winded intro that drops hints at the plot and sets the tone for the rest of the piece. For “Unstoppable,” I don’t have to do that for one simple reason: Denzel Washington. Why do I say that? A[...]

Under Review: ‘The Book of Eli’

— by MARIUSZ ZUBROWSKI — Post-apocalyptic films commonly use a bleak representation of the world to illustrate a political message. Besides an occasional “Oh, God” blurted out by one of its leads, it’s rare for a director to look at a nuclear wasteland through a[...]

Eleven Clips from ‘The Book of Eli’

— by ROBERT DeFEIS — Those of you reading this have probably already seen the trailer and, if you have any doubts about this being a fantastic film, these clips should put any of those thoughts into hibernation and will most likely get you to the theater this Friday to see the film. I am[...]

Behind the Stunts in ‘The Book of Eli’

— by CAM SMITH — Thus far, the Hughes Brothers (Albert and Allen for the curious) are three-for-three in regards to their fictional film work — I’ve yet to see their “American Pimp” documentary — with “Menace 2 Society,” “Dead Presidents” and “From Hell” all[...]

Poster Peek: ‘The Book of Eli’

— by ALEXA MILAN — January is usually a pretty unexciting time for new movies, but hopefully the latest film from Albert and Allen Hughes will be an exception. “The Book of Eli” is set in a post-apocalyptic America, a bleak and violent society where the world as people once knew it[...]

Trailer Talk: ‘The Book of Eli’

— by ROB COX — The Hughes Brothers haven’t directed a movie since 2001’s “From Hell,” a film I liked a lot. Their latest release, “The Book of Eli,” stars Denzel Washington and Gary Oldman. I’ve never been a huge fan of Washington, though I’m usually game [...]