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Face-Off: Southpaw vs. Creed

With BLEED FOR THIS hitting theaters this month, we're taking a look back at the two most prominent boxing films of 2015. SOUTHPAW saw Antoine Fuqua team up with Sons of Anarchy brainchild Kurt Sutter for a look at what happens when a championship boxer hits rock bottom, and CREED continued the legacy of the ROCKY franchise with the son of Apollo Creed seeking help from Rocky Balboa...
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11.01.2016
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Awesome Art We've Found Around The Net: Creed, Godzilla, TMNT, True Romance

Some cliche somewhere said that 'a picture is worth a thousand words.' This has proven to be the case for me and especially when it comes to fan art. I have always sought out great fan art and have wanted to share it with as many people as possible. "Awesome Artwork We've Found Around The Net" is the outlet for that passion. In this column I will showcase the kick-ass...
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10.08.2016
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Wolf of Wall Street writer to tackle script for Antoine Fuqua's Scarface

Terence Winter is no stranger to tackling the criminal element after his work on The Sopranos, THE WOLF OF WALL STREET and Boardwalk Empire (which he created), so it should come as no surprise that the writer is now set to board Antoine Fuqua 's remake of SCARFACE which will follow a Mexican immigrant fighting for his version of the American Dream in Los Angeles. Per...
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09.28.2016
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Attraction Reactions: The Magnificent Seven (video)

Saddle up and join host Taylor Johnson as he heads out on the trail to his local theater to see what the townsfolk thought of director Antoine Fuqua 's remake of the classic western THE MAGNIFICENT SEVEN starring Denzel Washington , Chris Pratt , Haley Bennett , Ethan Hawke , Vincent D'Onofrio , and Peter Sarsgaard . Is it the best modern-day western or should we have a...
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09.27.2016
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Weekend Box Office Report: September 23-25, 2016

The Magnificent Seven ride high! Audiences wanted to see Denzel Washington saddle up and gun down some villains this weekend, putting THE MAGNIFICENT SEVEN at number one with an estimated opening of $35 million ! The Western remake marks the biggest debut for director Antoine Fuqua , narrowly besting the $34.1 million opening of THE EQUALIZER, the...
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09.25.2016
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Review: The Magnificent Seven

This review originally ran as part of our TIFF 2016 coverage PLOT: A gunslinger ( Denzel Washington ) is recruited by a young widow ( Haley Bennett ) to save her town from a sadistic tycoon ( Peter Sarsgaard ). In order to take on his hired guns, they recruit an additional six men, including a hard-living poker player ( Chris Pratt ), a Civil War vet ( Ethan Hawke ) and more....
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09.23.2016
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Antoine Fuqua will return to direct The Equalizer 2 next year

Prompted by the exceptional results from test screenings, Sony got the ball rolling on a sequel to THE EQUALIZER months before the film was even released by getting Richard Wenk working on a script. The sequel was officially announced a year later with Denzel Washington returning for what will be the first sequel of his career. While promoting the release of THE MAGNIFICENT...
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09.22.2016
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JoBlo Movie Trivia Quiz: Westerns

Welcome to JoBlo's Rootin' Tootin' Movie Trivia Quizzes! Back when I was a young lad and completely ignorant of the glory of Western movies, my dad introduced me to a little film by the name of THE MAGNIFICENT SEVEN, and what an introduction it was. From then on it was a enjoyable ride through movies which starred the likes of Clint Eastwood , John Wayne , Gary Cooper and...
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09.21.2016
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Antoine Fuqua says his Scarface remake is more relevant than ever right now

Antoine Fuqua 's remake of THE MAGNIFICENT SEVEN hits theaters in just a few days but the director already has his eye on a remake of Brian De Palma 's SCARFACE. The 1983 crime drama which starred an over the top Al Pacino was itself a remake of a 1932 film which went by the same name, but Antoine Fuqua recently told Fandango that the story of an immigrant fighting for...
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09.20.2016
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We interview The Magnificent Seven's Denzel Washington, Chris Pratt & more!

This Friday, THE MAGNIFICENT SEVEN, Antoine Fuqua ’s big-budget remake of the 1960 Yul Brynner / Steve McQueen classic (which was itself a remake of Akira Kurosawa ’s THE SEVEN SAMURAI) hits theaters. I was lucky enough to see it at TIFF (read my review ) and overall I thought it was a total blast. Lucky me, I also get to sit down with the awesome cast! First up...
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09.19.2016
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How Antoine Fuqua got Denzel Washington to saddle up for Magnificent Seven

I love a good western flick and one my my favourites, if not the favourite, is John Sturges' THE MAGNIFICENT SEVEN. It's a simple story of good guys vs bad guys but the stellar cast of Yul Brynner , Steve McQueen , Charles Bronson ,  Horst Buchholz , James Coburn , Robert Vaughn , Brad Dexter and Eli Wallach turned it into something very special. Antoine Fuqua...
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09.08.2016
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TIFF unveils 1st slate of galas and presentations; Magnificent Seven to open

It's about that time for arguably the world's most exciting film festival; TIFF! The 41st Toronto International Film Festival kicks off on September 8th and you can bet that our own Chris Bumbray will be in attendance, seeing more movies during the event than you can shake a stick at! The powers that be decided to announce their first slate of galas and special presentations, taking...
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07.26.2016
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