Tags : Antoine Fuqua

Nerdlocker Movie Review: The Equalizer 2

I was supposed to review Skyscraper recently but I didn’t, sue me. Basically it wasn’t good for a number of reasons but I believe its greatest affront was its overwhelming predictability combined with a complete lack of entertaining action sequences and characters that were as dull as a paperclip in an office building. What they […]Read More

Nerdlocker Movie Review: The Magnificent Seven

This is the last remnants of a summer at the movies. With a straightforward story and predictable plot points The Magnificent Seven has every reason to fail. Call me crazy but I enjoyed the hell out of this Western. I’m judging this feature on its own merits and not of those of the 1960 Yul […]Read More

Nerdlocker Movie Review: Southpaw

While not exactly a knockout, SOUTHPAW packs more than a punch, boosted by some exceptional performances. Translating emotional stories within the context of sports is often, much like the games themselves, very hit or miss. With boxing being an extremely solitary sport, the genre in particular lends itself to more character-centric storytelling, which can also […]Read More

Nerdlocker Movie Review: Southpaw

“Boxing is the only sport you can get your brain shook, your money took and your name in the undertaker book.” – Joe Frazier You can choose to view a movie like this as nothing more than cliche and you wouldn’t be wrong; short-sighted maybe but not exactly wrong. I see Southpaw as a prime […]Read More

Movie Review: The Equalizer

It’s Denzel Washington kicking ass and taking names. In other words, it’s awesome. Have we seen him do this type of film before? Yes, many times. That doesn’t make it any less fun and entertaining. The smooth and, often times, visceral film style of director Antoine Fuqua and Denzel’s leading man qualities (that he seems to […]Read More