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Fences

December 26, 2016

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Fences – The father in a low-income black family in 1950s Pittsburgh, Troy (Denzel Washington) is a garbage collector who blames whites for all his troubles. He tells stories – some have lessons in them -he drinks a lot, and loves his wife Rose (Viola Davis) but is messing around. Older son Lyons (Russell Hornsby) […]

Magnificent Seven

September 24, 2016

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Magnificent Seven – When someone says “They don’t make movies like they used to”, tell them they just did. Mag 7 is an excellent remake of the 1960’s classic. Sam Chisholm (Denzel Washington) pulls together a team of legendary outlaws to fight off a nasty, nasty man (Peter Sarsgaard) who wants to take over a […]

The Equalizer

September 27, 2014

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The Equalizer – Remember the TV show with that British dude back in the mid 80s? Well, Denzel Washington takes over the part of Robert McCall, former probably-CIA who is now working in a Home Depot-like store. He helps a young co-worker, Ralphie (Johnny Skourtis), lose weight so he can become a security guard. He […]

2 Guns

August 3, 2013

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2 Guns – Instead of the good guys against the bad guys, this is the bad guys against the badder guys.  Denzel Washington (Bobby T) and Mark Wahlberg (Michael “Stig” Stigman) partnered up to rob a bank, neither knowing the other is undercover.  Bobby is a DEA agent and Stig, with a penchant for winking, […]

Flight

November 4, 2012

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Flight – Don’t you just love Denzel?  Age has taken a bit of the pretty off him, but he still has that smile.  This is a movie about addiction.  Alcohol, cocaine, and stuff that I don’t have a clue about.  It starts off with a little T&A.  Denzel Washington as Capt. Whip Whitaker, is a […]

Safe House

February 13, 2012

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Safe House – The beginning of the movie doesn’t reveal anything as to what’s going on.  It’s a lot of impossible car chases, fast moving images, and automatic weapons firing.  Tobin Frost (Denzel Washington) is a rogue spy brought to a “safe house” in Cape Town where CIA rookie Matt Weston (Ryan Reyolds) has been […]

Unstoppable

November 12, 2010

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Through a combination of incompetence and a dash of stupidity, a couple of dudes unleash an unmanned train on a fast to faster ride heading for disaster. Company execs are more interested in the bottom line than ditching the train and avoiding loss of lives. Frank Barnes (Denzel Washington), a 28-year railroad veteran, gets teamed […]