The Magnificent Seven (2016)

2016 Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer/Columbia Pictures Directed by Antoine Fuqua Produced by Roger Birnbaum/Todd Black Screenplay by Nic Pizzolatto/Richard Wenk Based on “Seven Samurai” directed by Akira Kurosawa Screenplay by Akira Kurosawa/Shinobu Hasimoto/Hideo Oguni And “The Magnificent Seven” directed by John Sturges Written by William Roberts There’s a scene in THE MAGNIFICENT SEVEN where they’re all sitting around […]

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The Equalizer

2014 Village Roadshow Pictures/Escape Artists/Columbia Pictures Directed by Antoine Fuqua Produced by Todd Black, Jason Blumethal, Denzel Washington, Alex Siskin, SteveTisch, Mace Neufeld, Tony Eldridge and Michael Sloan Screenplay by Richard Wenk Based on the CBS TV Show “The Equalizer” created by Michael Sloan and Richard Lindheim Back in the bad old days of the […]

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Flight

2012 Paramount Pictures Directed by Robert Zemeckis Produced by Laurie MacDonald, Walter F. Parks, Jack Rapke, Steve Starkey Written by John Gatins Denzel Washington is such a magnificent actor that’s easy to forget just how good he is because he does it on such a consistent basis. He’s one of the few actors that you […]

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American Gangster

2007 Universal Pictures Directed by Ridley Scott Produced by Brain Grazer and Ridley Scott Screenplay by Steve Zaillian Based on the article “The Return of Superfly” by Mark Jacobson This isn’t the first time that Denzel Washington and Russell Crowe have squared off against each other in a movie.  Anybody remember the 1995 sci-fi thriller […]

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