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Living With Thanksgiving: My Dad and Denzel Washington

Rabbi Daniel Cohen | Posted 11.25.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Rabbi Daniel Cohen

My father, Rabbi Herbert Cohen, and Denzel Washington both grew up in Mt. Vernon, NY. Little did I know that they also share an abiding faith in God a...

And The Sexiest Man Alive Over Age 50 Is ...

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 11.20.2015 | Fifty

Like a fine wine, we know darn well that men also improve with age. So on the day People Magazine announced that soccer star David Beckham, 40, was it...

Denzel Washington To Receive Cecil B. DeMille Award At Golden Globes

Entertainment Weekly | Brennan Williams | Posted 11.17.2015 | Black Voices

Denzel Washington has been named the 2016 recipient of the Cecil B. DeMille Award. The actor will be honored at the 73rd Golden Globe Awards in Janua...

Spike Lee Calls For Hollywood To Be Less Blindingly White

The Huffington Post | Cole Delbyck | Posted 11.16.2015 | Entertainment

The Governors Awards is the closest thing Hollywood has to a do-over.  Every year since 2009, the Governors Awards has corrected some of ...

Gender Equality: How Film Is Contributing to the Next Level of Conversation

Lauren DeLisa | Posted 10.23.2015 | Women
Lauren DeLisa

One of the most prominent conversations in culture today is that of gender equality. The entertainment industry, specifically film, seems to be leadin...

Denzel Washington Is Coming To 'Grey's Anatomy'

The Huffington Post | Julia Brucculieri | Posted 10.14.2015 | Entertainment

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Denzel Washington Shares The Important Life Lesson He'll Never Forget

The Huffington Post | Brennan Williams | Posted 10.04.2015 | Black Voices

Denzel Washington has long been committed to supporting underserved communities as the spokesperson for the Boys & Girls Clubs of Ameri...

Denzel Washington Says He'll Direct, Produce August Wilson Plays For HBO

Entertainment Weekly | Brennan Williams | Posted 09.18.2015 | Black Voices

Denzel Washington will be directing 10 and executive producing nine of August Wilson’s plays for HBO, the actor told the audience&nbs...

Whoa! The Guy From 'Ballers' Is Denzel Washington's Son!

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 09.05.2015 | Entertainment

It turns out Ricky Jerret might not hate his dad so much after all. After the Internet recently realized the actor who portrays Jerret on The Ro...

Denzel Washington Gives Excellent Advice During Boys & Girls Club Visit

The Huffington Post | Brennan Williams | Posted 08.06.2015 | Black Voices

On August 1 Denzel Washington took a break from filming his upcoming film, “Magnificent Seven,” to visit the Boy & Girls Clu...

King of the Blues

Cheryl Carlesimo | Posted 05.18.2015 | Entertainment
Cheryl Carlesimo

Somehow we felt that the Blues Boy who brought the Delta Blues to the world stage would always be there, bent over his beloved full bodied Gibson guitar, Lucille, crooning to her, and scorching our souls with his searing, stinging chords.

Denzel Washington Tells Grads: Just Because You're Doing More, Doesn't Mean You're Getting More Done

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 05.18.2015 | College

Actor Denzel Washington gave graduates of Dillard University four pillars of advice on Saturday during his commencement address. Washington's spee...

12 Headlines We'd Read if Madonna Were an Older Man

David Toussaint | Posted 05.20.2015 | Comedy
David Toussaint

Madonna gets a lot of heat for behaving in a way many believe is inappropriate for a woman over 50. Men who are also "of a certain age" often behave in rebel fashion, but are usually lauded for their actions.

Who and What We Trust Might Kill Us

Ashley Wren Collins | Posted 04.25.2015 | World
Ashley Wren Collins

Trust. It's a hefty word, stamped on American currency ("In God We Trust"), integrated into marriage vows, and considered a vital component for both professional and personal relationships. Yet too often trust is on autopilot, given freely unless proven otherwise.

2014: My Favorite Films of the Year

Marshall Fine | Posted 02.28.2015 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

If I were going to make a 10-best list, it would probably include films like Boyhood, The Imitation Game and Selma, among others that will be on everyone's list. But, as good as those films are, none of them are on my list of favorites.

Podcast Review: Denzel Washington is the Greatest Actor of All Time PERIOD

Marc Hershon | Posted 01.14.2015 | Comedy
Marc Hershon

Podcasting is fast becoming the busman's holiday of choice for comedians burning downtime between gigs. Case in point: Denzel Washington is the Greate...

Why Denzel Washington May Be The Last Pure Movie Star

Variety | Posted 09.29.2014 | Black Voices

Denzel Washington may exert the purest form of star power in movies today. His name above the title guarantees a film will open to solid numbers, s...

Denzel Washington Wins The Box Office Again

AP | JAKE COYLE | Posted 11.28.2014 | Entertainment

NEW YORK (AP) — Flexing his star power, Denzel Washington led the thriller "The Equalizer" to a $35 million debut, according to studio estimates Sun...

You Can't Rap Denzel's Hilarious Jay Z Impression

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 09.28.2014 | Entertainment

Given that Denzel Washington has won two Oscars, it should come as no surprise that he can act like someone he knows. But his impersonation of Jay ...

The Equalizer

Dwight Brown | Posted 11.25.2014 | Black Voices
Dwight Brown

The last time they worked together, Denzel Washington and director Antoine Fuqua conjured up Training Day. Now, the successful duo goes back to the well once more for another powerful and violent movie. Do they yield the same results?

The MovieFilm Podcast: Grading Gotham

Zaki Hasan | Posted 11.25.2014 | Entertainment
Zaki Hasan

For this week's show, we pick apart the premiere episode of Fox's new Batman-minus-Batman TV series, Gotham. We look at what worked, what didn't, and where we hope things go in the weeks ahead.

Chloe Moretz Is A Feminist Who Won't Play The Plot Device

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 09.24.2014 | Entertainment

Chloe Moretz has talked about being a feminist before -- read her take on what why she identifies as one over at Allure -- but in a discussion Tuesday...

Movie Review: The Equalizer -- Denzel Kicks Butt Again

Marshall Fine | Posted 11.24.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

There is always an audience for actors in late middle-age who know how to kick serious ass. Charles Bronson was 53 when he made Death Wish, Liam Neeson was 54 when he did Taken and Clint Eastwood was 73 when he did Gran Torino.

Old School Heroics: Denzel Washington in The Equalizer and Ethan Hawke's Seymour: An Introduction at the New York Film Festival

Regina Weinreich | Posted 11.23.2014 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Old School Heroics: Denzel Washington in The Equalizer and Ethan Hawke's Seymour: An Introduction at the New York Film Festival Ethan Hawke made it t...

'Denzel Is James Bond'?

The Huffington Post | Brennan Williams | Posted 09.12.2014 | Black Voices

As fans continue to entertain the possible idea of a black actor gracing the silver screen to star as James Bond, another actor has added his name to ...