A Good Old Western | Review of ‘The Magnificent Seven’ (2016)

By Cynthia Ayala

The Magnificent Seven starring Denzel Washington, Chris Pratt, Haley Bennet and Byung-hun Lee
MGM & Columbia Pictures
Image Credit: IMDB

“Seven gun men in the old west gradually come together to help a poor village against savage thieves.”


Who doesn’t like a good western film with solid characters? This film brings to life another adaptation of the Seven Samurai giving it a nice feel of the characters and the setting. The conflict is established very early on giving the film a cohesive feeling overall. There is some hint that Chisolm (played by Denzel Washington) has more in mind of helping out these people than he lets on. What’s good about that is the fact that it’s not overtly obvious about what is going on with him. Instead, there is an openness about it that it can go either way, but the viewer doesn’t know until the end. It’s good storytelling because it doesn’t distract from the story as a whole, it adds to it. Continue reading “A Good Old Western | Review of ‘The Magnificent Seven’ (2016)”

Masters Of The Universe Gets A New Writer

By: Eric Eisenberg The upcoming remake of Masters of the Universe took a big step forward this past summer when it was announced that Sony Pictures and Escape Artists had hired G.I. Joe: Retaliation director Jon M. Chu to bring the character known as He-Man back to the big screen for the first time since 1987. At the time the production was working from a … Continue reading Masters Of The Universe Gets A New Writer