REview: Life (2017) | C-Grade Movie with A-List Actors, Direction and Production Design

Daniel Espinosa’s Life is a curious movie, an anomaly, in fact. It’s probably one of the first movies I can recall enjoying while watching, yet really disliked when it ended. In my review I describe it as “C-Grade Movie with A-List Actors, Direction and Production Design” because that’s how it feels. Life takes a lot […]

‘Safe House:’ Entertaining Movie, Weak Premise

A few weeks ago a co-worker and I were discussing the Daniel Espinosa’s “Safe House,” which we both liked, though he raised a point that I probably would have noticed if the film weren’t as entertaining as it ended up being. That point he made was that the central premise of the film, that Denzel […]

Brian’s ‘Safe House’ Review

“Frost is a man on fire, and God help anyone who gets in his way.”   Denzel Washington has to be one of the most versatile leading men in Hollywood.  In fact, I can recall no other actor in recent memory who’s so effortlessly able to move from corrupt–as Det. Alonzo Harris in “Training Day,” […]

‘Safe House’ Trailer

I don’t generally think of Denzel Washington as playing dangerous characters because there’s something very reassuring about him.  “Comforting” isn’t quite the word that I would use to describe this feeling, though you trust him. Which is probably why he oftentimes plays against type, such as his roles in “Man On Fire” and “Training Day.” […]