By Nestor U. Torre
As we watched Denzel Washington’s exciting, “one-man-army” exploits in his latest starrer, “The Equalizer,” we found ourselves being swept along by the film’s pulsating tempo and extremely dangerous mission for its resident hero: To singlehandedly crush a powerful crime ring that controlled a veritable business empire of rackets all over the States.
By Rito P. Asilo
It isn’t wise to cross Liam Neeson, Jason Statham and Denzel Washington because, as their action movies demonstrate, they won’t stop until their foes get their bone-cracking comeuppance. Ask celluloid baddie David Harbour, whose perpetual sneer gets wiped off by Neeson and Washington in “A Walk Among the Tombstones” and Antoine Fuqua’s big-screen adaptation of “The Equalizer,” respectively.
Denzel Washington fought his way to the top of the North American box office in action-thriller “The Equalizer,” which earned $35 million in its first weekend out, industry estimates showed Sunday.
By Ruben V. Nepales
Let’s just say that if you watch Denzel Washington’s “The Equalizer,” you won’t look at the rakes, water hoses and brooms in a hardware store the same way again. Playing a supposedly regular employee in a store that looks like Home Depot, Denzel comes up with creative ways to use everyday household tools to “equalize” people who brutalize the helpless.
Easing into filming, becoming too emotionally involved in a role, and the pros and cons of playing a fictional versus real person – acclaimed American actor Denzel Washington shared Sunday how he approaches acting.