Tag Archives: Denzel Washington

The only Oscars picks you’ll ever need, probably

Oh, yes. Here it is. The moment one of us has been waiting for: my Oscar picks! This seems like a good time to point out that we do have polls still running. I’ll close them shortly before the show … Continue reading

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Best Actor Poll

Surprisingly, no Bill Murray. And Denzel? No, no.. These posts are kinda like this one: Best Supporting Actor Poll Pretty good choices here, but isn’t it funny how Hoffman… Best Actress Poll Interesting bunch in this poll – some dark … Continue reading

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687 – Safe House (***)

Safe House, ironically titled, is a slice above your standard man-on-the-run thriller, combining parts of the Bourne films with, well, every government conspiracy movie ever. What makes it work are the flawless performances by Denzel Washington and Ryan Reynolds and … Continue reading

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680 – Flight (**)

I had high hopes for Flight, no pun intended. It looked solid. Denzel Washington as a heroic pilot who may have other, deeper issues? Sounded good to me. Sounded almost like Oscar bait, even. But it’s not. It’s about fifteen … Continue reading

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508 – The Book of Eli (***)

In a grimy, washed out, post-war world, one man steadfastly marches west to fulfill a vision. The rogue Eli vows to protect his holy book at all costs, whether against curious onlookers or roving gangs, and to never stray from … Continue reading

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