Denzel Washington directs and stars in the screen adaptation of the acclaimed August Wilson play, reprising his role from the 2010 stage revival along with costars Viola Davis, Stephen McKinley Henderson, Russell Hornsby, and Mykelti Williamson.
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Walter Hill’s ‘Streets of Fire’ on Netflix
A self-described “A Rock and Roll Fable” from “another time, another place,” I think of Walter Hill’s Streets of Fire (1984) as a rock and roll western dropped into the urban badlands of a brick and neon noir. It opens on what appears to be the 1950s frozen in time, a working class neighborhood forgotten […]
‘Justified: Complete Series’ – TV’s best pulp storytelling on Hulu
Justified: Complete Series (2010-2015) – Timothy Olyphant is U.S. Marshall Raylan Givens, a cowboy of a lawman whose brand as cowboy justice gets him demoted from his Miami posting and sent back to Kentucky, the home he thought he’d escaped once and for all. His new boss (Nick Searcy, a sharp leader with a laid-back […]
‘Justified: Season 6’ on Amazon Prime
Justified, based on a short story by Elmore Leonard and developed by Graham Yost (in collaboration with Leonard) into a riveting rural crime drama, was one of the best shows on TV for its six-season run on FX, thanks to the way it preserves Leonard’s distinctive pulp fiction sensibility. The sixth and final season is […]