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Exclusive: ‘The Equalizer 2’ Blu-ray Will Include 11 Deleted Scenes and “Retribution Mode”

Today, we’re pleased to debut the special features and release date for the upcoming Blu-ray of The Equalizer 2. For those that didn’t see Antoine Fuqua’s sequel, the film brings back Denzel Washington as former CIA agent Robert McCall, who goes on a mission of vengeance after one of his best friends is killed. It’s […]

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Taking The Hammer To ‘Equalizer 2,’ Playing Catch-Up, & AMC’s Answer to MoviePass [Podcast]

Welcome to another edition of The Playlist Podcast, a discussion about film, television, and any other pertinent items. We do like to keep things equal, after all…On this bonus episode of The Playlist Podcast (recorded last week to drop this week while I’m on a brief vacation), I’m joined by Oktay Ege Kozak to discuss […]

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Antoine Fuqua’s “Dream” Is For Denzel Washington To Star In The ‘Scarface’ Remake

It’s clear that filmmaker Antoine Fuqua has a great relationship with actor Denzel Washington. After the massive success of “Training Day,” which earned Washington an Oscar for his performance, the duo has collaborated on two ‘Equalizer’ films, as well as “The Magnificent Seven.” Washington’s appearance in “The Equalizer 2” is the first time the actor […]

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Weekend Box Office: ‘Equalizer 2’ Pulls Out the Surprise Win over ‘Mamma Mia!’ with $35.8M

Meryl Streep is no match for Denzel Washington, apparently. While it looked as though the Meryl-lite sequel Mamma Mia: Here We Go Again! was on the road to victory at the weekend box office, the numbers for Washington’s first-ever sequel The Equalizer 2 rose significantly on Saturday, and the Antoine Fuqua-directed thriller is now expected […]

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Box Office: ‘Mamma Mia’ Shoots Past ‘Equalizer 2’ in Thursday Night Shows

“Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again” has opened with a solid $3.4 million at 2,850 North American locations in Thursday night preview showings that began at 7 p.m.That was enough for the musical to top Denzel Washington’s “The Equalizer 2,” which launched with $3.1 million at 2,934 sites in Thursday previews that began at 4 […]

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Sequels Continue to Arrive as ‘Mamma Mia 2’, ‘Equalizer 2’ and ‘Unfriended 2’ Hit Theaters

To the very best of our knowledge, this weekend will serve as the first time ever that eight of the top ten films at the weekend box office will be sequels. Both of the past two weekends have featured seven sequels within the top ten * which had happened before (see the very same weekend […]

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Box-Office Preview: ‘Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again’ to Out-Muscle Fellow Sequels ‘Equalizer,’ ‘Unfriended’

Get ready for a sequel showdown at the U.S. box office this weekend.A trio of second installments unfurl nationwide: Universal’s star-studded Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again — whose cast includes Cher; Sony’s The Equalizer 2, returning Denzel Washington in the title role; and Blumhouse’s micro-budgeted horror-thriller, Unfriended: The Dark Web.If prerelease tracking is correct, […]

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Film Review: Denzel Washington in ‘The Equalizer 2’

It’s a credit to Denzel Washington’s career choices that he’s gone four decades without making a single sequel. That’s not to say that breaking the pattern with “The Equalizer 2” means he’s finally sold out (plenty of stars rely on franchises to balance out riskier one-off ventures), but nor does this particular project demonstrate much […]

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