Posts Tagged ‘denzel washington’

Lightning fast Oscar reaction

Christopher Lloyd gives his insta-reaction to the Oscar nominations.

Roman J. Israel, Esq.

Though it's Washington's most interesting performance in years, "Israel" isn't satisfying enough to be worth remembering for anything besides its protagonist.


Director/actor Denzel Washington and his cast bring us an amazing translation of August Wilson's play, penned by the playwright himself.

Carbon Copy (1981)

Sometimes great things arrive unheralded — such as Denzel Washington's film debut in this throwback comedy that uses social ills as a springboard for yuks.

Oscar shop talk with Ed and Chris

On our new podcast, Ed Johnson-Ott of NUVO Newsweekly talks about the Academy Awards with The Film Yap's own Christopher Lloyd.


Denzel Washington directs and stars in this masterful adaptation of August Wilson's play about a black family struggling in 1950s Pittsburgh.

The Magnificent Seven

"The Merely Adequate Seven" doesn't have quite the same ring, but it's high enough praise for a skilled remake of a remake with no purpose for existing.

The Magnificent Seven

"The Magnificent Seven" is a well-built summer blockbuster that doesn't supplant the original but certainly doesn't shit in its bed.