On this episode, the GeekScholars host a spoiler-free discussion and review of The Magnificent Seven, a remake of a remake (Seven Samurai) of seven highly skilled men who are tasked with defending a sleepy town from a evil despot in the old west.
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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.
Robert Vaughn has died at the age of 83. He tended to play dashing, slightly roguish characters who had good hearts and occasionally bad judgement – though he’s best known for his role as a dapper secret agent and the gambling gunslinger from a classic western.
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.
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.
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.
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.