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Film Review: The Magnificent Seven

Matthew Turner delivers his verdict on the remake of The Magnificent Seven, starring Denzel Washington and Chris Pratt

Film Review: The Magnificent Seven

Matthew Turner delivers his verdict on the remake of The Magnificent Seven, starring Denzel Washington and Chris Pratt

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September 21, 2016

9 of the most badass Denzel Washington performances

Two-time Oscar winner and all-round acting legend Denzel Washington is back to his magnetic best in new action thriller The Equalizer, which sees him single-handedly taking on the entire Russian mob. It’s not exactly the first time he’s stolen the show either. From military juggernauts to camera-commanding anti-heroes, Mark Butler picks out nine of the star’s …

Film What's On September 24, 2014

The Equalizer – film review

Antoine Fuqua’s pulpy crime thriller opens with a prolific foreshadowing quote from Mark Twain: “The two most important days in your life are the day you’re born, and the day you find out why”. It might be a little on-the-nose – but this snippet essentially summarises the central theme of The Equaliser: reawakening. We may be …

Culture Film September 22, 2014

Magnificent Seven remake will star Denzel Washington

Training Day director Anton Fuqua has confirmed that he’s re-teaming with Denzel Washington for a remake of classic western The Magnificent Seven. [Action Man: the acclaimed actor in Man On Fire] Speaking to Variety, the filmmaker said he was delighted to have Washington on board. “Denzel’s all about the work. He’s all about the acting. He’ll …

Film What's On September 10, 2014

Adam Sandler named ‘most overpaid actor’ in Hollywood

Comedy big-shot Adam Sandler has been branded the ‘most overpaid actor’ in the movie industry, by a survey which compared the box office takings of stars’ last three movies to the salary they earn. But while Sandler’s inclusion may not come as too much of a shock to certain movie-goers, there are some truly surprising …

Film What's On December 11, 2013

2 Guns – film review and trailer

Siobhan Synnot delivers her verdict on mismatched buddy action movie 2 Guns, starring Denzel Washington and Mark Wahlberg. Age rating: 15 Running time: 109 mins Directed by: Baltasar Kormákur Starring: Denzel Washington, Mark Wahlberg, Paula Patton, Bill Paxton At cinemas now – find screenings near you ★★★ Action fans won’t feel cheated by this film. There’s a lot …

Culture Film August 16, 2013

Oscars 2013 poll: Who do YOU think should win?

Preparations are well under way for Hollywood’s biggest night of the year when the 85th Academy Awards take place at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles on Sunday. VOTE IN OUR OSCARS POLL BELOW… [The red carpet is rolled out ahead of the Oscars ceremony on Sunday – picture: Getty] Daniel Day-Lewis is hotly tipped …

Film What's On February 22, 2013

Film buzz: Flight – review, ratings, reaction, trailer

Denzel Washington stars alongside Don Cheadle, Melissa Leo, Bruce Greenwood, Kelly Reilly and John Goodman in a new film from Robert Zemeckis. Synopsis: Washington is Whip Whitaker, a seasoned airline pilot, who miraculously crash lands his plane after a mid-air catastrophe, saving nearly every soul on board. After the crash, Whip is hailed as a …

Film February 1, 2013