Denzel Washington

  • Hollywood stars get little love at Tony Award nominations April 30, 2014

    New York: It was a brutal Tuesday morning for some Alist stars on Broadway. Snubbed for Tony Award nominations were Denzel Washington, James Franco, Zachary Quinto, Michelle Williams, Orlando Bloom, Ethan Hawke, Zach Braff, Billy Crudup, Rachel Weisz and Daniel Craig. Daniel Radcliffe struck out for his third consecutive Broadway show. Neil...
  • President Obama goes to see Denzel Washington in 'A Raisin in the Sun' April 13, 2014

    New York: Tickets to watch Denzel Washington on Broadway in 'A Raisin in the Sun' are hard to come by, but one man managed it - President Barack Obama. The president and first lady caught the American masterpiece Friday night at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre, where it first opened more than...
  • Denzel Washington wows critics on Broadway in 'A Raisin in the Sun' April 6, 2014

    Denzel Washington may be best known for his film roles, but the award-winning actor is dazzling theater critics in the Broadway revival of Lorraine Hansberry's acclaimed 1959 play "A Raisin in the Sun." "Heart-stopping," "a Broadway bulls-eye" and "nothing short of revelatory" are just a few of the accolades used to...
  • '2 Guns' review: It's action filled but tedious to watch September 21, 2013

    Cast: Denzel Washington, Mark Wahlberg, Paula Patton, James Marsden Director: Baltasar Kormakur Rating: 2 out of 5 Based on a cult graphic novel by Steven Grant, '2 Guns' is an intriguing, action packed buddy film complete with greed, corruption, deception and double crossing. Two buddies - Bobby Trench (Denzel Washington) and Marcus Stigman (Mark...
  • Mark Wahlberg: I've always admired Denzel Washington August 18, 2013

    Los Angeles: Actor Mark Wahlberg says he bonded well with actor Denzel Washington on the set of '2 Guns' and managed to get lots of good advice from him. The 42yearold actor loved working with his 58yearold costar on the movie and relished the chance to question him on a number...
  • Robert Downey Jr tops Forbes' list of highest paid actors July 17, 2013

    Los Angeles: 'Avengers' star Robert Downey Jr has been named as the world's most profitable celebrity according to Forbes magazine's annual list of highest paid actors. The 48yearold actor has earned approx USD 75 million since last year with profiting huge amounts from starring in 'The Avengers' and 'Iron Man 3'...
  • '2 Guns' trailer: Two undercover agents' unique alliance April 24, 2013

    New Delhi: Denzel Washington and Mark Wahlberg are soon going to be seen in Baltasar Kormakur's '2 Guns'. This explosive action film tracks two operatives from competing bureaus who are forced on the run together. But there is a big problem with their unique alliance, neither knows that the other...
  • Oscar night to have something for everyone: producers February 5, 2013

    Beverly Hills: With a high five from 9yearold actress Quvenzhane Wallis, and a pledge that Oscar night will have something for everyone, the Academy Awards kicked into high gear on Monday at a luncheon for more than 160 nominees. Jennifer Lawrence, Steven Spielberg, Jessica Chastain, Naomi Watts, Joaquin Phoenix, Kathryn Bigleow,...
  • Oscar producers aim to cut out the boring parts February 5, 2013

    Beverly Hills: The producers of the Academy Awards have good news for those watching at home: They're trying to cut out the boring parts. Oscar producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron say they watched 40 years of past ceremonies to finds ways to keep the show moving at a brisk...
  • 85th Academy Awards: Hugh Jackman nominated for Best Actor January 10, 2013

    New Delhi: The actors who are nominated for the best actor awards are Bradley Cooper in 'Silver Linings Playbook', Daniel DayLewis in 'Lincoln', Hugh Jackman in 'Les Miserables', Joaquin Phoenix in 'The Master' and Denzel Washington in 'Flight'. Cooper made a name for himself through various roles on TV. He is...
  • Sneak Peek: Denzel Washington's 'Flight' June 13, 2012

    Academy Award winner Denzel Washington returns to the big screen this fall as a heroic pilot who comes under scrutiny in 'Flight'. ...
  • Masand: 'Unstoppable' delivers what it promises December 3, 2010

    Cast: Denzel Washington, Chris Pine Director: Tony Scott True to its name, director Tony Scott's 'Unstoppable' is a fastpaced action thriller that takes a little while to pick up speed, but once moving, rolls along furiously barely allowing you to catch your breath or ponder the silliness of the situation. The film...
  • ZetaJones, Johansson win big at Tony Awards June 14, 2010

    London: Hollywood stars like Scarlett Johansson, Denzel Washington and Catherine ZetaJones scooped up major honours at this year's Tony awards. Johansson, who attended the 64th annual theatre event with husband Ryan Reynolds, picked up the trophy for Best Featured Actress in a Play for her role in A View From...
  • Michelle Obama to star in reality TV show November 7, 2009

    London: She is known for her unconventional choices and now US First Lady Michelle Obama is setting another precedent by the first presidential wife to appear on a reality TV series. The First Lady will make a guest appearance on the popular series Iron Chef America which features British cook Nigella...
  • Masand's Movie Review: The Taking of Pelham 123 engaging August 29, 2009

    Cast: John Travolta, Denzel Washington Director: Tony Scott Judged purely on its own merit, and independent of comparisons to the 1974 original starring Walter Matthau and Robert Shaw, Tony Scott's remake of The Taking of Pelham 123 is a pretty engaging thriller. John Travolta stars as a suitably over-the-top criminal mastermind,...
  • Entertainment Wrap: Katie Holmes does a Judie Garland July 28, 2009

    New Delhi: Katie Holmes thinks she can dance, no wonder then Mrs Cruise gave a saucy performance on the 100th episode of American talent show, So You Think You Can Dance. Robert Downey Jr and other stars talk about their big projects at the 40th annual Comic Con Convention. COMIC-CON From Robert...
  • Ent Wrap: Denzel's great debate comes alive in Dec-end December 13, 2007

    Actor Denzel Washington is back with his second directorial venture The Great Debators that premiered recently in the US. . Presented by Oprah Winfrey's Harpo Productions, the film also stars the telly queen along with heavyweights such as Wesley Snipes, Samuel L Jackson, John Singleton and Forest Whitaker. ...
  • Ent Wrap: It's all about the movies, honey November 3, 2007

    It's all about movies in this latest edition of Entertainment Wrap — right from Diane Keaton, Queen Latifah and Katie Cruise starrer Mad Money to Tom Cruise and Meryl Streep starrer Lions for Lambs. Also featured is Denzel Washington who plays the crime boss in Ridley Scott's American Gangster. Mad Money...
  • Depp leads People's Choice nominations November 8, 2006

    Los Angeles: Pirates of the Caribbean star Johnny Depp - Hollywood's top-grossing leading man this year - led the field of People's Choice Award contenders announced on Tuesday as he snatched up three nominations. Depp, the flamboyant buccaneer Jack Sparrow in Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest, was nominated...