Title: Fences Director: Denzel Washington Summary: An African-American father struggles with race relations in the United States while trying to raise his family in the 1950s and coming to terms with the events of his life. I’ve written about the fact that often adaptations fail because they don’t realize that different mediums are consumed differently. […]
Title: The Magnificent Seven Director: Antoine Fuqua Summary: Seven gun men in the old west gradually come together to help a poor village against savage thieves. The western is a genre that Hollywood keeps trying to bring back because it remembers a time when making a western would print money at the box office. However, […]
Lion-Man approves this episode.
I’m torn about Hollywood making movies based on television shows, always have been. There are cases where it works out just fine, many others that come off as just mediocre, and then there are the ones that are just absolute excrement. Take for instance The A-Team, not a bad flick, but was an even better […]
Commercial Airplane Pilot Denzel Washingon saves the day! Wait, then he didn’t save it because he had a drink the night before? Oh, now there is a conspiracy? IMMA WATCH THIS.
Little Red Envelope In my mailbox this week: Unstoppable Release Year: 2010 Staring: Denzel Washington, Chris Pine, Rosario Dawson, Ethan Suplee ‘Inspired by true events’; The open words of a film that I pretty much dismissed before having even seen it. Now, I have egg on my face. It was actually a lot of fun.