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Posts Tagged ‘Denzel Washington’

13 Mar. 2017

Celebrate women making history! Congratulations Viola Davis! FENCES now on DVD


FENCES–the feature film release that garnered Oscar, Screen Actors Guild and Golden Globe wins for Viola Davis–is now on DVD. Davis costarred with FENCES’ director and leading man, two-time Academy Award winner Denzel Washington (Training Day, Glory), Mykelti Williamson, Russell Hornsby, Jovan Adepo, Saniyya Sidney along with Drama Desk and Obie Award winner Stephen Henderson. […]

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18 Apr. 2014

Alcon Entertainment’s Broderick Johnson


You may not know his name but you certainly know his claim to fame—Broderick Johnson along with Andrew Kosove, the dynamic duo, are Co-Presidents  of Alcon Entertainment whose impressive and expanding list of successful movies include THE BLIND SIDE, THE BOOK OF ELI, P.S. I LOVE YOU, PRISONERS, and INSOMIA among others. Their latest film […]

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19 Aug. 2013

Briefs and Benchmarks


This year marks several significant anniversaries, namely, the 30th anniversary of Eddie Murphy’s quintessential stand-up documentary, DELIRIOUS (released in 1983) and the 25th anniversary of Murphy’s COMING TO AMERICA (released in 1988). This year marks the 20th anniversary of director John Singleton’s POETIC JUSTICE (released in 1993) with (the late) Tupac Shakur and music sensation […]

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26 Mar. 2013

The $300 Million Dollar Man!


Having some $300 million in box office receipts to his credit, filmmaker Antoine Fuqua shares insight The political action thriller, OLYMPUS HAS FALLEN, bowed with a strong box office in its debut weekend with $30 million in receipts, the single largest first weekend opening for director Antoine Fuqua, among his string of successful films, among […]

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01 Nov. 2012

Denzel Washington, above-the-clouds performance in Flight is aerodynamic!


Denzel Washington could receive his third Oscar for the new movie, Flight. The two-time Academy Award winner– who in 1990, won Best Supporting Actor for Glory, and in 2002, won Best Actor for Training Day– surrenders himself completely in a wonderfully uncompromising portrayal as Captain “Whip” Whitaker, a tenured commercial airline pilot whose unparalleled heroics […]

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01 Nov. 2012

Melissa Leo’s penetrating performance in FLIGHT pivots dramatic conclusion


When I first met Melissa Leo– several years ago at the Toronto Film Festival– she lived up to my impression; a terrific actor with an easy way about her, flat-footed assuredness and anything but pretentious. In other words, someone you could talk to; and, talk we did recently about the new movie, Flight. Leo costars […]

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