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Magnificently Predictable, Magnificently Fun

Far from magnificent, Magnificent Seven is a suitable predictable Summer blockbuster film with plenty of hollowed characters pulling ‘em gunslinging triggers. As some may know, this movie is a remake of a 1960 movie of the same name which itself was a remake of Akira Kurosawa’s 1954 film, Seven Samurai. 792 more words

Review: 'The Magnificent Seven' rides again, with more guns

Deciding to remake “The Magnificent Seven ” with a fresh batch of movie stars is certainly no sin. John Sturges’ 1960 tome, itself a remake of Akira Kurosawa’s classic “Seven Samurai,” is a fun confection of star power and charismatic bravado, sure, but held in such high esteem probably more because of Elmer Bernstein’s iconic score than anything else. 645 more words


The Magnificent Seven - How the West was Hung

A general film festival rule is not to see anything that will be widely released within weeks of the screening. But, Denzel (no name necessary, aka the Big D) is in M7, so enough said. 621 more words


Chasing Trane : Documentary. Bow Down to the Scientist of the Saxophone 

When I was a child I asked my Father to explain Jazz. He said it was a beautiful mess that you need to hear over and over so that you can never hear it the same way more than once. 335 more words


Denzel Washington May Team with ‘Nightcrawler’ Director for ‘Inner City’!!

After years of working as a screenwriter on films like The Bourne Legacy and Tim Burton’s never-made Superman movie, Dan Gilroy made his directorial debut in 2014 with the magnificent  376 more words


Denzel Washington’s ‘Fences’ Gets Oscar-Friendly Release Date!!

We’re hardly done with the summer season at the movies, what with Suicide Squad still a few weeks off, but it’s never too early to think about Oscar qualifiers, right? 383 more words


New ‘Magnificent Seven’ Trailer Finds Denzel Washington and Chris Pratt Teaming Up!! Check It Out!!

Synopsis – Seven gun men in the old west gradually come together to help a poor village against savage thieves.

Directed – Antoine Fuqua

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