Tag: Denzel Washington

Movie Review: The Equalizer

Movie Review: The Equalizer
THE EQUALIZER Genre: Action Rating: R Running Time: 132 mins. Premise: Robert McCall (Denzel Washington), a hardware store employee by day, single-handedly takes on the whole Russian mafia after they beat up a young prostitute (Chloe Grace Moretz) whom McCall had befriended. Behind-the-Scenes: Based on the TV series that ran from 1985 to 1989.  Sony... Read more »

'2 Guns' Review: The Best Surprise of the Summer

'2 Guns' Review: The Best Surprise of the Summer
2 GUNS Genre: Action Comedy Rating: R Running Time: 109 mins. Premise: When Bobby (Denzel Washington) and Stig (Mark Wahlberg) rob a bank to get back at a drug kingpin, they inadvertently set off a series of double and triple crosses, with the C.I.A., Navy, and drug cartel hot on their trail. Behind-the-Scenes: Director Baltasar Kormakur previously... Read more »

Denzel Plays It Safe In 2-Star "Safe House"

Denzel Plays It Safe In 2-Star "Safe House"
SAFE HOUSE Genre: Action Premise: After renegade ex-CIA agent Tobin Frost (Denzel Washington) turns himself in and is attacked at a safe house, a young CIA agent (Ryan Reynolds) has to transport Frost to a safer location.  The head games that Frost plays with him are almost as dangerous as the mercenaries who out to kill him.... Read more »
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Movie Review - Unstoppable (***)

Unstoppable.  98 mins.  PG-13.  Directed by Tony Scott.  Written by Mark Bomback.  Starring Denzel Washington, Chris Pine, and Rosario Dawson. This had the potential to be another runaway action success like Speed.  The set-ups are eerily similar – both have highly literal titles and plots that revolve around high-speed moving vehicles (here, it’s a train) that... Read more »