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Review: THE EQUALIZER 2 Fails to Equal the Original Film

Wrested away from the hazy hallowed (now hollow) halls of 1980’s television memory, and reimagined for the big screen by filmmaker Antoine Fuqua (Training Day, The Magnificent Seven) and superstar Denzel Washington, The Equalizer saga continues to unfold in this...

Review: FENCES Delivers a Knockout Punch to the Soul

Smartly adapted for the big screen, Fences is something of a revelation for moviegoers. August Wilson's stage play, the third in his so-called "Pittsburgh" cycle about the African American experience in America during the 20th century, was first produced on...

Gamera Obscura: How THE MAGNIFICENT SEVEN Improves on SEVEN SAMURAI

Neither the first nor, surely, the last person to argue how Antoine Fuqua’s The Magnificent Seven remake changes everything by changing the core story to one of revenge, I’ll strive to be original by contending that “everything,” in this case,...

Review: THE MAGNIFICENT SEVEN Shoots for Remake Glory

When you put the word “magnificent” in the title of your movie, you’d really better be able to live up to it. Except, in the case of director Antoine Fuqua’s The Magnificent Seven, the very title's been done before. For...

Second MAGNIFICENT SEVEN Trailer Arrives And - Again - Is Way Better Than Expected

Okay, Antoine Fuqua, you got me. You can have my money. And probably my kid's money, too, which is also my money. Because as promised by the first teaser, this new trailer for The Magnificent Seven just looks like way...

THE MAGNIFICENT SEVEN Trailer Delivers Exactly As Expected

So, when word broke that Denzel Washington and Chris Pratt were set to star in a remake of The Magnificent Seven directed by Antoine Fuqua quite a lot of people undoubdetly had a picture in their minds of exactly what...

THE MAGNIFICENT SEVEN: Our First Look At Washington, Pratt and Co.

USA Today has our first look at Antoine Fuqua's remake of The Magnificent Seven.  You got your Denzel Washington going Full-Yul, all in black. As a fellow Man of the Beard I’m liking D’Onofrio’s look. And the film has added...

MAGNIFICENT SEVEN: Peter Sarsgaard In Talks To Take Villainous Lead

Variety is reporting that Peter Sarsgaard is in talks to take on the role of villain in Antonie Fuqua's interpretation of The Magnificent Seven. Sarsgaard will be joining Denzel Washington, Ethan Hawke, Chris Pratt, Vincent D'Nofrio, Haley Bennett and Luke Grimes...

THE MAGNIFICENT SEVEN: Vincent D'Onofrio In Talks To Be The Villain

Variety is reporting that Vincent D'Onofrio is in talks to play the bad guy in Antoine Fuqua's interpretation of the western The Magnificent Seven. Fuqua is shoring up his cast as production is expected to begin within the next month. Denzel Washington...

THE MAGNIFICENT SEVEN: Ethan Hawke Is In Talks To Join Antoine Fuqua's Western

Predestination and Boyhood's Ethan Hawke is in talks to re-team with his Training Day partner, Denzel Washington, in Antoine Fuqua's interpretation of The Magnificent Seven, according to a report at Variety. Chris Pratt and Haley Bennett are already attached to the project. ...

THE MAGNIFICENT SEVEN: Haley Bennett Takes Lead Female Role

Deadline reported yesterday that Haley Bennett has landed the lead female role and reunite with The Equalizer's Antoine Fuqua and his go at The Magnificent Seven. She joins Denzel Washinton and Chris Pratt.In the pic, a town is taken over by...

Destroy All Monsters: Expendable Equalizers Walk Among Tombstones

Is Hollywood's fascination with the older male asskicker a new thing? Its resurgence certainly seems to be. I know there were Death Wish sequels in the '80s; and before that, I know John Wayne kept shooting at people long past...

The Many Faces Of Denzel Washington

This week, The Equalizer premieres all over the world, confidently starring Denzel Washington as the friendly protagonist who kicks ass like no other (when called for). Confidence can be a seductive thing, and Denzel Washington exudes it so easily that...

Toronto 2014 Review: THE EQUALIZER, A Quietly-Assured Thriller For The Masses

Cool and slick -- no, no, let's make that uber-cool and uber-slick -- while also being uber-warm -- yet wistful, kind to strangers and hostile to unrepentant criminals who ignore "stop that, please," Robert McCall is a superhero for the...

Denzel Washington And Antoine Fuqua In Talks For MAGNIFICENT SEVEN Remake

Word from the land of remakes, and Variety, is that Denzel Washington and Antoine Fuqua are the latest talent to have received offers from MGM to take the reins on their remake of The Magnificent Seven. Washington and Fuqua have already...

AnarchyVision: Jason Gorber Talks 2 GUNS, BLUE JASMINE and BERBERIAN SOUND STUDIO

Twitchvision is back after a week's hiatus, and Scott Laurie is back in the anchor chair. We chat about 2 Guns, directed by 101 Reykjavik's Baltasar Kormákur, a decent "Mexican Standoff" film with a refreshingly convoluted plot and fine performance...

Review: 2 GUNS is A Solidly Entertaining, Comedy-Infused Action Film

This summer, the Hollywood movie landscape has become increasingly littered with the desiccated corpses of would-be blockbusters which failed to find their audiences, many probably weary of the seemingly interchangeable array of loud, special-effects heavy spectacles offered to them weekly....

ScreenAnarchy Picks 3 Awesome Denzel+Wahlberg Crossovers

The top box office draw for fans of ridiculous action this week is undoubtedly 2 Guns -- a buddy action movie starring Denzel Washington and Mark Wahlberg. For a certain kind of viewer, the mere sight of the 2 Guns...

New To Netflix: Space Monsters, TKD Rock & Roll, Aging Beefcake, and More!

You have found this weeks entry for New To Netflix! Not that we are actually new to Netflix, we're just happy, able, willing to help you find out what kind of 'Twitch-y' material is coming to the big red virtual...

Washington And Wahlberg Spar In First Trailer For 2 GUNS

Director Baltasar Kormakur and star Mark Wahlberg have got a little thing going on these days. The duo paired up for box office hit Contraband and things went well enough there that they've paired up again for action-comedy 2 Guns....