‘The Equalizer 2’ delivers nothing new and that’s okay.

No one knew what to expect from 2014’s The Equalizer, banking on Denzel Washington’s charisma and rejoining director Antoine Fuqua. The film was a quiet hit, earning $200 million for Sony. So it was surprising to hear the studio green light a sequel, planning its release during the prime time of summer blockbuster season. What’s also surprising is Washington signing on for his first official sequel of his career.

But I guess when you have Denzel Washington by your side along with the same director, anything can be done. Even if the environment around him has issues, you can always depend on Washington to still carry a movie to “watchable” status.

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Denzel Washington is badder than ever in ‘The Equalizer 2’

Denzel Washington is one of the best actors of this generation. His magnetic charm, charisma, and commanding performances can be lessons for all aspiring actors. From Broadway to cinema screens, everyone goes to see his movies. Even if the overall film isn’t good, such as Flight, Denzel Washington is sure to commit to the role that he’s given.

One thing that Mr. Washington doesn’t have on his resume is a franchise. That might be checked off the list now. Read More »