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Hollywood a No-Show at Venice Film Festival

12 hours ago | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Venice — The absence of hefty U.S. fare is beginning to be felt as the Venice Festival enters its second stretch.

Many of this year’s really big guns — the Weinstein Co.’s Oscar hopeful “The Imitation Game,” Denzel Washington starrer “The Equalizer,” David Fincher’s “Gone Girl” and Paul Thomas Anderson’s “Inherent Vice” — are now firing off at Telluride, Toronto and even, in Anderson and Fincher’s case, the New York Film Festival.

Given the high costs of opening a film on the Lido, especially for star-studded U.S. movies, Venice’s 71st edition raises the question of whether the balance of fest power is shifting to North America.

In the past two decades, Venice has held world premieres for several hundreds of U.S. works, including Stanley Kubrick’s “Eyes Wide Shut,” Oscar-winners “Brokeback Mountain” and “The Hurt Locker” and George Clooney’s “Michael Clayton,” plus obviously “Gravity” last year. »

- John Hopewell

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Exclusive Video: What September release are you most looking forward to?

29 August 2014 5:59 PM, PDT | JoBlo.com | See recent JoBlo news »

One of the slowest months of the year has arrived; the dreaded September. As we transition from the blockbusters of summer to the award-seekers of fall, there's a smattering of "dump-month" content to weed through, but fortunately there's at least a few good offerings that may well make it worth a trip to the theater. From Denzel Washington's The Equalizer to Laika's stop-motion animation The Boxtrolls to Kevin Smith's walrus-to-man horror pic Tusk, there's some hope that September »

- Paul Shirey

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Wamg’s Guide To 100+ Films For Fall / Holiday 2014

29 August 2014 1:49 PM, PDT | WeAreMovieGeeks.com | See recent WeAreMovieGeeks.com news »

As we look in the rearview mirror of the summer blockbusters, September heralds the start of the fall movie season. Filled with Hollywood heavyweights and A-listers, here’s our Big list of the most anticipated movies coming to cinemas this autumn and during the holidays.

Our exhaustive list includes films that are playing at the upcoming Toronto Film Festival as well the ones that already have a theatrical release date. With the awards season on the horizon, we also added a few bonus films at the end to keep your eye out for in the months ahead.

Pull up a chair, grab a pen and paper and get ready for Wamg’s Guide to the 100+ Films This Fall And Holiday Season.

We kick it off with what’s showing in Toronto at the film festival that runs September 4 – 14.

Maps To The StarsSeptember 2014 – Toronto International Film Festival; UK & Ireland September »

- Movie Geeks

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'Equalizer' TV Trailers Starring Denzel Washington

29 August 2014 9:49 AM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Denzel Washington is harboring a deadly secret past in the latest TV spots for director Antoine Fuqua's The Equalizer. Based on the classic TV show, Denzel Washington stars as former black ops agent McCall, who leaves his covert life behind for a more peaceful and quiet existence. He is soon called back into the line of duty when Russian mobsters threaten the life of a callgirl. Check out the latest footage from this action drama set against the backdrop of Eminem's latest single Guts Over Fear.

In The Equalizer, Denzel Washington plays McCall, a man who believes he has put his mysterious past behind him and dedicated himself to beginning a new, quiet life. But when McCall meets Teri (Chloe Moretz), a young girl under the control of ultra-violent Russian gangsters, he can't stand idly by -- he has to help her. Armed with hidden skills that allow him »

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Denzel Washington stays cool in new clip from The Equalizer: watch now

28 August 2014 11:20 PM, PDT | TotalFilm | See recent TotalFilm news »

A new clip has arrived online from The Equalizer, in which Denzel Washington stays cool in the face of interrogation from a mysterious suit… The new film sees Washington play Robert McCall, a former Black Ops commando, who has since ditched his service career in favour of a quiet life. However, when he discovers a young girl (Chloë Grace Moretz) is being terrorised by a firm of Russian gangsters, he just can’t help himself from slipping back into the old routine. Take a look at the new clip, below… Washington can do...

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- George Wales

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The 85th Academy Awards: If I had been a voter

28 August 2014 9:32 AM, PDT | Hollywoodnews.com | See recent Hollywoodnews.com news »

Today I’ll be going back once again and looking at a recent Oscar lineup and explaining what my vote would have been in each of the big eight categories. I mentioned that potentially I could do this once a week with previous Academy Award ceremonies, and while I’m going to be doing that here and there, there’s a chance that this could turn into a long running thing. Again, if nothing else, this gives you an interesting look into my cinematic tastes. Over the course of the year you can sort of get a feel for what my current favorites are, but now we can look to the past a bit more. Alright, here goes nothing: Best Picture – Argo The nominees here for this ceremony were Amour, Argo, Beasts of the Southern Wild, Django Unchained, Les Miserables, Life of Pi, Lincoln, Silver Linings Playbook, and Zero Dark Thirty. »

- Joey Magidson

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'The Equalizer' Engages His Adversary + Shows Off His "Special Skills" in 2 Clips From the Film

28 August 2014 9:16 AM, PDT | ShadowAndAct | See recent ShadowAndAct news »

The film will make its world premiere at the upcoming Toronto International Film Festival (Tiff) next month, before it opens the San Sebastian Film Festival, also in September, a few days after it debuts at Tiff, before Sony Pictures releases it Stateside on September 26, 2014. Chloe MoretzMarton Csokas and Melissa Leo, co-star with Denzel Washington in the film, which is directed by Washington's "Training Day" helmer, Antoine Fuqua, from a script written by Richard Wenk.  The reportedly $50 million project is said to be designed to launch the first film franchise for Mr Washington - hence, if this first film does »

- Tambay A. Obenson

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Denzel Washington Gets Interrogated In New Clip From The Equalizer

28 August 2014 8:35 AM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

If you’re planning on heading to the Toronto International Film Festival next week, one movie that should definitely be on your radar is Sony’s The Equalizer. Directed by Antoine Fuqua, the adaptation of the 1980′s TV show of the same name stars Denzel Washington as a former black ops soldier who fakes his own death in hopes of leaving his violent past behind and starting fresh.

All goes according to plan, too, until he stumbles upon a young prostitute played by Chloë Grace Moretz. When he learns that she’s in some deep trouble with extremely dangerous people, he springs back into action to help her and finds himself in an dangerous game of cat and mouse with the Russian mafia.

I screened the film last week and though I can’t say too much about it just yet, due to an embargo, I will tell you that »

- Matt Joseph

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'Equalizer' Clip Has Denzel Washington Cornered and Questioned

28 August 2014 7:46 AM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Columbia Pictures has released the first clip from Antoine Fuqua's action drama The Equalizer. Denzel Washington stars as McCall, a former black ops commando that faked his death to seek refuge in Boston. Watch as he is confronted and questioned by Marton Csokas's character Teddy in this first look at the impending release.

In The Equalizer, Denzel Washington plays McCall, a former black ops commando who has faked his death to live a quiet life in Boston. When he comes out of his self-imposed retirement to rescue a young girl, Teri (Chloe Moretz), he finds himself face to face with ultra-violent Russian gangsters. As he serves vengeance against those who brutalize the helpless, McCall's desire for justice is reawakened. If someone has a problem, the odds are stacked against them, and they have nowhere else to turn, McCall will help. He is The Equalizer.

The Equalizer: Posters »

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The Equalizer Clip: Denzel Washington Plays It Cool While Under Interrogation

28 August 2014 6:52 AM, PDT | Collider.com | See recent Collider.com news »

The Equalizer is just about a month away, so you can expect Sony Pictures to really ramp up the promotional campaign in the coming weeks.  Two weeks ago we got that new TV spot, but now it’s time for a more comprehensive look at the film courtesy of this brand new clip. The movie stars Denzel Washington as Robert McCall.  He used to be a Black Ops commando, but managed to swap that career for a quieter existence in Boston by faking his own death.  However, when a young girl named Teri (Chloe Moretz) needs his help, he’s compelled to come out of retirement and take on some Russian gangsters.  Hit the jump to catch The Equalizer clip and find out what happens when one of McCall’s enemies follows him home.  The movie opens traditionally and in IMAX on September 26th, and also stars Melissa Leo, Martin Csokas, »

- Perri Nemiroff

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First Clip From The Equalizer

28 August 2014 12:12 AM, PDT | www.themoviebit.com | See recent TheMovieBit news »

The first clip from Antoine Fuqua's big screen The Equalizer reboot has come online, and it goes for the quiet and intense, with Denzel Washington's Robert McCall coming face to face with Marton Csokas' fearsome gangster. Check it out below. Released: 26th September (U.S.)/ 10th October (Irl/U.K.) Synopsis: Denzel Washington plays a former black ops commando who faked his death for a quiet life in Boston. He comes out of his retirement to rescue a young girl, Teri (Chloë Grace Moretz), and finds himself face to face with Russian gangsters. »

- noreply@blogger.com (Tom White)

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‘Sons Of Anarchy’s Charlie Hunnam Is Guy Ritchie’s Choice For King Arthur

27 August 2014 5:06 PM, PDT | Deadline New York | See recent Deadline New York news »

Exclusive: Going into his seventh and final season as the prince of the motorcycle club in Sons Of Anarchy, Charlie Hunnam will next have the opportunity to rise to king. Hunnam is director Guy Ritchie’s choice to play King Arthur in the epic Warner Bros project hatched by Joby Harold and intended to span six films. Harold wrote the first script and Akiva Goldsman is producing through Weed Road with Harold and Tory Tunnell through Safehouse Pictures, and Ritchie’s partner Lionel Wigram. Hunnam is in final negotiations to play the man who pulls the sword from the stone.

Related: Will Guy Ritchie Pull Sword From Stone After All And Make King Arthur Movie At Warner Bros?

If you ever doubted whether Hunnam made the right call passing on playing Christian Grey in Fifty Shades Of Grey, well, this story then is mean to convince you he is in pretty good shape. »

- Mike Fleming Jr

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Watch a supercut of Denzel Washington laughing

27 August 2014 12:33 PM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

Denzel Washington has received the supercut treatment, and it features a lot of laughing.

Next Movie has created the minute-and-a-half montage, which shows Washington showcasing his infectious laugh in many of his film roles.

The supercut features clips from across Washington's career, including Unstoppable, Training Day, Deja Vu and Man on Fire.

Whether you deem it a bit creepy or just hysterical, watching the video on a loop is sure to bring a smile, and possibly even a Washington-esque laugh, to your face.

Watch Denzel Washington in a slightly less cheery DS-exclusive clip from The Equalizer below: »

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The Flickcast Episode 258: Equalize This!

27 August 2014 10:15 AM, PDT | The Flickcast | See recent The Flickcast news »

We’re back again with an all-new episode of The Flickcast. Be happy because it probably won’t last. But for now … On this week’s show, Chris and Joe discuss and debate more Guardians of the Galaxy, James Gunn’s personality, upcoming TV series like Shutter Island and The Omen, Denzel Washington’s career and his upcoming Equalizer movie […]

The post The Flickcast Episode 258: Equalize This! appeared first on The Flickcast. »

- The Flickcast

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Denzel Washington in the first clip from The Equalizer remake

27 August 2014 9:00 AM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

The Equalizer has released its first preview clip exclusively through Digital Spy.

Denzel Washington gets involved in a tense exchange with his Russian adversary (Marton Csokas) in the scene from the movie, which is based on the '80s TV series starring Edward Woodward.

The film also stars Bill Pullman, Chloë Grace Moretz and Melissa Leo, and sees Washington reunited with Olympus Has Fallen director Antoine Fuqua, the pair having last worked together more than a decade ago on Training Day.

The Equalizer will open in cinemas on September 26. »

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Thankfully, 'The Equalizer' Gets an "R" Rating From the MPAA (No Surprise Here)

27 August 2014 5:26 AM, PDT | ShadowAndAct | See recent ShadowAndAct news »

I don’t know about you, but I’m tired of all these safe, for the kiddies, PG-13 rated movies, and instead hunger for some more adult-themed R-rated pictures. And fortunately, there are a whole bunch of them coming this fall, such as the Ww II film "Fury" (which is reportedly extremely graphic and disturbing, and definitely a “hard” R), "A Walk Among the Tombstones," "Birdman," "Horns," "Foxcatcher," "Gone Girl," "Nightcrawler" and, joining the list, and no surprise, is Denzel Washington/Antoine Fuqua’s "The Equalizer." The film received an R rating from the MPAA this week for “strong bloody »

- Sergio

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Chloë Grace Moretz Has "Flare"

26 August 2014 2:08 PM, PDT | SneakPeek | See recent SneakPeek news »

Take another look @ images of actress Chloë Grace Moretz ("Kick-Ass") in a recent fashion spread for "Flare" (Canada) magazine, supporting her performance as a 'sex worker' in "The Equalizer", starring Oscar winner Denzel Washington:

"It can be walking art," said Moretz about posing in various outfits for fashion magazines.

"Just put me in whatever is fun and interesting, things that I won’t be able to wear when I’m 30."

"People say don’t judge a book by its cover, but if someone wears a crazy outfit, they’re automatically a crazy person. If you wear a tame outfit, you’re automatically a prude." 

"I’m very driven in what I do...It’s the same when I’m acting. There’s no barriers..."

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- Michael Stevens

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Fuqua Talks The 'Hard R' Rating Of "Equalizer"

26 August 2014 10:31 AM, PDT | Dark Horizons | See recent Dark Horizons news »

Aside from "King Arthur," filmmaker Antoine Fuqua is known for making action films that earn their R rating. "Shooter," "Training Day," "Olympus Has Fallen," "The Replacement Killers" and "Tears from the Sun" all deserve that rating because he doesn't compromise and rarely glorifies the violence.

The same holds true for his upcoming cinematic reboot of "The Equalizer" franchise. The Denzel Washington-led film has been labelled a "hard R" and Fuqua spoke with Collider on the set about why that's the case:

"I'm a product of older filmmakers I guess, the past where you get to make movies and scenes are what they are.  You know if you think about Scorsese back in the day when he was making Taxi Driver, or Coppola or Frankenheimer, Sidney Lumet, they're making films where you witness violence in a real way.

And sometimes violence in a very real way is much faster and »

- Garth Franklin

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UK movie releases: September 2014

26 August 2014 8:38 AM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

September 5, 2014

Sex Tape

Director: Jake Kasdan

Starring: Jason Segel, Cameron Diaz

Running time: 94 mins

Certificate: 15

Before I Go to Sleep

Director: Rowan Joffe

Starring: Nicole Kidman, Colin Firth

Running time: 92 mins

Certificate: 15

The Guest

Director: Adam Wingard

Starring: Dan Stevens, Maika Monroe

Running time: 100 mins

Certificate: 15

They Came Together

Director: David Wain

Starring: Paul Rudd, Amy Poehler

Running time: 81 mins

Certificate: 15

September 12, 2014

The Boxtrolls

Director: Graham Annable, Anthony Stacchi

Starring: Elle Fanning, Simon Pegg

Running time: 97 mins

Certificate: PG

A Most Wanted Man

Director: Anton Corbijn

Starring: Philip Seymour Hoffman, Rachel McAdams

Running time: 122 mins



Director: Matthew Warchus

Starring: George Mackay, Andrew Scott

Running time: 120 mins

Certificate: 15

September 19, 2014

20,000 Days on Earth

Director: Jane Pollard, Iain Forsyth

Starring: Nick Cave, Kylie Minogue

Running time: 97 mins

Certificate: 15

The Giver

Director: Phillip Noyce

Starring: Brenton Thwaites, Jeff Bridges

Running time: Tbc mins

Certificate: Tbc

Magic in the Moonlight

Director: Woody Allen

Starring: Colin Firth, »

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Find Out Why The Equalizer is a Modern Hero

25 August 2014 11:32 AM, PDT | Filmonic.com | See recent Filmonic news »

In this featurette, called “modern hero”, we learn a bit more about Denzel Washington’s character from the upcoming thriller The Equalizer. “It’s about a guy who’s a knight in shiny armor except he lives in a world where knights don’t exist anymore”, this quote right here tells you everything you need to know about Denzel […]

Read Find Out Why The Equalizer is a Modern Hero on Filmonic.


- Alex

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