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The Equalizer: Denzel Washington does vigilante justice in TV show adaptation

The Equalizer: Denzel Washington does vigilante justice in TV show adaptation

Oct. 9 | Denzel Washington On the surface, Robert McCall (Denzel Washington) is a perfectly pleasant fellow. By day, the affable widower is employed as a sales associate at a hardware superstore where he jokes with co-workers who call him “Pops.” Evenings,...

In memory of three great men

In memory of three great men

Apr. 22 | By Charles Hallman Staff writer   We lost three individuals this April; I personally didn’t know each of them, but came close to meeting one of them. Charles Sumner “Chuck” Stone, Jr. Charles Sumner “Chuck” Stone, Jr. died April 6 of...

Modeling agency offers positive images of women of color

Modeling agency offers positive images of women of color

Jan. 22 | “No one,” highly-skilled veteran actor Lisa Gay Hamilton (Honeydripper, Jackie Brown) told my MSR colleague Charles Hallman for an article on the scarcity of work for Black women, ”is making millions of dollars — maybe one or two…are...

Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom

Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom

Jan. 2 | Movie captures the evils of apartheid South Africa   Movie Review By Raymond Jackson Contributing Writer “I have walked that long road to freedom. I have tried not to falter; I have made missteps along the way. But I have discovered the secret...

This week’s Entertainment spotlights!

This week’s Entertainment spotlights!

Jul. 31 |     The Music   Emeli Sande Thurs., Aug. 1 • Pantages Theatre, 710 Hennepin Ave., Mpls., 612-339-7007 or www.hennepintheatredistrict.org • Her album, Our Version of Events, was the biggest-selling album of 2012 in the UK, and The...

Gordon Parks film goes beyond Life photos, Shaft movie  to reveal his life’s work

Gordon Parks film goes beyond Life photos, Shaft movie to reveal his life’s work

Jan. 9 |   By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   To call Gordon Parks (1912-2006) a Renaissance man might be an understatement to those who knew the late photographer, filmmaker, writer and composer. Born the youngest of 15 children in Fort Scott, Kansas,...

This week’s entertainment spotlights

This week’s entertainment spotlights

Feb. 8 |     Safe House Various metro-area theaters A rookie CIA operative goes on the run with a rogue former intelligence officer after a South African safe house comes under attack by heavily armed mercenaries. Starring Denzel Washington and...