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Timeless Fences Prompts Brilliant Performances!

Denzel Washington plays Troy Maxson and Viola Davis plays Rose Maxson in Fences from Paramount Pictures. Directed by Denzel Washington from a screenplay by August Wilson.

August Wilson’s play Fences is a timeless – and therefore timely – story about an African American man dealing with race relations, marriage, fatherhood and a past that was never quite what he wanted it to be.

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The Magnificent Seven Gets 4K Ultra HD Release!

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Antoine Fuqua’s remake of the classic western The Magnificent Seven is coming to home video and videophiles will pleased to see that the home video release will include a 4K Ultra HD package.

The story of seven hired guns who contract to protect a small town from an avaricious mining baron features an all-star cast that includes Denzel Washington, Chris Pratt and Ethan Hawke.

The home video release encompasses 4K Ultra HD/Blu-ray Combo Pack, Blu-ray and DVD formats and will be in stores on December 20th. Read on for a more detailed synopsis and list of features for each format.

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Fenced In, Fenced Out Trailer: Fences!

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Fences is the story of a one-time promising baseball player, now working as a Pittsburgh garbage collector, and the complicated relationships with his wife, son, and friends.

Denzel Washington and Viola Davis reprise their Tony Award-winning performances in the film – directed by Washington. The film’s ensemble cast includes Stephen Henderson, Russell Hornsby, Mykelti Williamson, Jovan Adepo and Saniyya Sydney.

Fences will be in theaters on December 25th. The intense new trailer follows the break.

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The Magnificent Seven – Fun But Not Quite Magnificent!

(l to r) Vincent D'Onofrio, Martin Sensmeier, Manuel Garcia-Rulfo, Ethan Hawke, Denzel Washington, Chris Pratt and Byung-hun Lee star in Columbia Pictures' THE MAGNIFICENT SEVEN.
(l to r) Vincent D’Onofrio, Martin Sensmeier, Manuel Garcia-Rulfo, Ethan Hawke, Denzel Washington, Chris Pratt and Byung-hun Lee star in Columbia Pictures’ THE MAGNIFICENT SEVEN.

Antoine Fuqua’s The Magnificent Seven is not the movie that the John Sturges one was and that’s okay. Fuqua has a lot of fun playing with the clichés/tropes of westerns and succeeds in producing a fun movie that is most notable for having a uniquely integrated Seven – and least notable for having a villain who is an unmodulated black hole of evil that sucks the energy out of almost every scene he’s in.

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Teaser Clips: Magnificent Seven!

(l to r) Vincent D'Onofrio, Martin Sensmeier, Manuel Garcia-Rulfo, Ethan Hawke, Denzel Washington, Chris Pratt and Byung-hun Lee star in Columbia Pictures' THE MAGNIFICENT SEVEN.
(l to r) Vincent D’Onofrio, Martin Sensmeier, Manuel Garcia-Rulfo, Ethan Hawke, Denzel Washington, Chris Pratt and Byung-hun Lee star in Columbia Pictures’ THE MAGNIFICENT SEVEN.

Antoine Fuqua’s The Magnificent Seven is the opening day film for the Toronto International Film Festival and will premiere in theaters on September 23rd. The remake of the classic western stars Denzel Washington, Chris Pratt and Ethan Hawke.

Sony Pictures has just released a series of teaser clips from the film – along with a look at some of the cast on set. check them out after the break.

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Magnificent Trailer: The Magnificent Seven!

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In Anton Fuqua’s The Magnificent Seven – starring Denzel Washington and Chris Pratt – the new seven are fixin’ to liberate the town of Rose Creek from the oppression of ruthless industrialist Bartholomew Bogue (Peter Saarsgard) – and achieve vengeance for Emma Cullen, whose husband he murdered.

Check out the new trailer following the jump.

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The Magnificent Seven Goes Big with Global IMAX Release!

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The Magnificent Seven will give BIG stars when it premieres on September 23rd – the film is getting a global IMAX release.

The announcement came from  IMAX Corporation (NYSE: IMAX), Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures, and Sony Pictures Entertainment today.

The remake of the classic Western stars Denzel Washington, Chris Pratt and Ethan Hawke – and is directed by Antoine Fuqua. Follow the jump for more.

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Seeking Righteousness Trailer: The Magnificent Seven!

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It’s been fifty-six years since a band of gunslingers, ne’er do wells and grifters came to together to save a small Mexican villages from the predations of a notorious bandit and his gang.

Now, Antoine Fuqua has assembled a pretty decent team – including Denzel Washington, Chris Pratt and Ethan Hawke – to tell the story of seven gunslingers, ne’er do wells and grifters to save Rose Creek from being controlled by a ruthless industriallst.

In the new teaser trailer for The Magnificent Seven, Washingto, Pratt and company kick major @$$. It looks like the will be a good time. The Magnificent Seven opens on September 23rd. Follow the jump for the action.

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The Equalizer: Fuqua and Denzel Top Training Day!

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When a former special ops expert comes out of retirement to help a teen prostitute, things get violent.

Based on the ‘80s TV series, Antoine Fuqua directs The Equalizer as a modern combination of ‘70s thriller and contemporary action flick – to devastating results.

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