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Posts Tagged ‘Denzel Washington’

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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