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

Marc Hershon | Posted 11.14.2014 | 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 ...

An Incomplete List Of All The Ways Denzel Kills People In 'The Equalizer'

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 09.12.2014 | Entertainment

The following post contains nonspecific spoilers about "The Equalizer." Denzel Washington killed a lot of people onscreen in 2004's "Man on Fire," ...

60 Celebs And Other Things Turning The Big 6-0 In 2014

Elinor Robin, PhD | Posted 10.09.2014 | Fifty
Elinor Robin, PhD

This September I turn 60. As I enter The Final Third, I find myself dumbfounded about where the last 60 years have gone, and driven to take stock and sort it all out. In addition, I want to hedge my bets for the next 30. With nothing really big calling my name, I don't have much of a bucket-list. All I know is that I want to keep going and keep learning.

Who Is The New Denzel?

The Hollywood Reporter | Posted 08.04.2014 | Black Voices

Even before Chadwick Boseman finished shooting Universal's James Brown biopic Get on Up, out Aug. 1, he was approached to star in new projects as Sam ...

Brennan Williams

Thelonious Monk's Son Responds To Denzel's Interest In Biopic Role

HuffingtonPost.com | Brennan Williams | Posted 08.07.2014 | Black Voices

It's been more than 30 years since the death of Thelonious Monk, but the pioneering bebop pianist continues to inspire a new generation of musicians t...

EXCLUSIVE: Legendary Photographer Bill Jones' Says BET Awards Denied His Credentials

Tanya Young Williams | Posted 09.06.2014 | Entertainment
Tanya Young Williams

The BET Awards show held on June 29, 2014, was a record-breaking event. The event was cable's number one award show this season, drawing 7.9 million ...

The MovieFilm Podcast: 22 Jump Street, How to Train Your Dragon 2, and a Chat With the Cast of Jersey Boys!

Zaki Hasan | Posted 08.17.2014 | Entertainment
Zaki Hasan

We start the show this week with my sit-down chat with John Lloyd Young, Erich Bergen, and Michael Lomenda, the cast of Clint Eastwood's Jersey Boys. Then, it's a rip-roaring ride as Brian finally gets around to seeing A Million Ways to Die in the West -- and wonders where all the jokes went.

Papa, Can You Hear Me?

George Heymont | Posted 08.13.2014 | Arts
George Heymont

I first saw Wilson's play during its 1987 pre-Broadway tryout at the Curran Theatre in San Francisco with James Earl Jones in the lead role. At the time, I found it difficult to appreciate Wilson's play.

Denzel Washington Movie Debuts New Eminem Song

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 06.12.2014 | Entertainment

The first official trailer for Denzel Washington's "The Equalizer" arrived on Thursday courtesy of Eminem's social media accounts. The rapper collabor...

Denzel Washington's New Movie Is Very Denzel Washington

The Huffington Post | Ryan Kristobak | Posted 05.26.2014 | Entertainment

The first international trailer for Denzel Washington's new movie, "The Equalizer," is here and based on the provided clips, the movie is going to be ...

On the Culture Front: Red-Eye to Havre de Grace, The Few and more

Chris Kompanek | Posted 07.19.2014 | New York
Chris Kompanek

Broadway is having a banner year, and for the first time in a while, new American plays are a significant part of the lineup. If you let it wash through you, this surreal and satisfying one act has more to say about modern existence than could ever be conveyed simply with plot.

100 Years Young, the Hollywood YMCA is No Longer Just a Gym -- It's a Way of Life

Ashley Jude Collie | Posted 07.13.2014 | Los Angeles
Ashley Jude Collie

On any given day, at 1553 N. Schrader Boulevard, the likes of Ryan Gosling, Sandra Oh and Molly Shannon are working out.

More Black Actors On Broadway Bring Black Audience With Them

AP | Mark Kennedy | Posted 04.28.2014 | Black Voices

NEW YORK (AP) — Early one Sunday this month, 56 people boarded a bus in a suburb of Washington, D.C., to make the trip to Broadway to see a play. ...

Broadway Sees Gains For Black Audiences, Actors

AP | MARK KENNEDY | Posted 06.28.2014 | Arts

NEW YORK (AP) — Early one Sunday this month, 56 people boarded a bus in a suburb of Washington, D.C., to make the trip to Broadway to see a play. T...

My Friendship With A Convicted Murderer: Rubin 'Hurricane' Carter

Judge H. Lee Sarokin | Posted 06.23.2014 | Politics
Judge H. Lee Sarokin

Twenty-eight years ago, I issued an order freeing Rubin Carter from prison after he had served 19 years for murders that I am convinced he did not commit.

Denzel Washington Proves 'Raisin In The Sun' Naysayers Wrong

AP | MARK KENNEDY | Posted 04.04.2014 | Black Voices

NEW YORK (AP) — Talk leading up to opening night of the latest Broadway revival of "A Raisin in the Sun" hinted at flaws — it was coming back too ...