Wednesday, June 3, 2015

My Denzel Scrapbook

Welcome to my Denzel Washington Tribute. I recently watched The Equalizer on Netflix and although I'm not a fan of graphic violence and profanity, the character of Robert McCall, played by Washington, was inspiring. This tragic story tells of  McCall's desire to live a "normal" life, yet he realizes that "you gotta be who you are in this world."

I'm watching the movie and rooting for McCall all the way through because these bad guys are the absolute WORST! The final scene in Moscow is a total mind blower. McCall destroys the entire Russian Mob single-handed. Where else can this happen except in the movies?

Robert McCall in The Equalizer (2014)
"You gotta be who you are in this world, no matter what."

Whip Whitaker in Flight (2012)
"This is going to sound real stupid coming from a man in prison.
But for the first time in my life, I'm free."

The Book of Eli (2010)
"It doesn't have to make sense. It's faith, it's faith. It's the flower of
light in the field of darkness that's giving me the strength to carry on." 

Melvin B. Tolson in The Great Debaters (2007)
"I am here to help you to find, take back, and keep your righteous mind."

Rubin Carter in The Hurricane (1999)
"Hate put me in prison. Love's gonna bust me out."

Jake Shuttlesworth in He Got Game (1998)
"No I'm not like everyone else, Son. Everyone else ain't your father."

Dudley in The Preacher's Wife (1996)
TRIVIA: This film was a remake of the
The Bishops's Wife (1947), starring Cary Grant.

Lt. Commander Ron Hunter in Crimson Tide (1995
 "In my humble opinion, in the nuclear world, the true enemy is war itself."

Joe Miller in Philadelphia (1993)
"With all due respect, your honor, we don't live in this courtroom, do we?"

Gray Grantham in The Pelican Brief (1993)

TRIVIA: The rights to "The Pelican Brief" were bought before the 
book was even written, John Grisham had written a sample 
from the book and the rights were bought on the spot.

Malcom X (1992)
"We didn't land on Plymouth Rock. Plymouth Rock landed on us!"

1 comment:

  1. A great actor, for sure. I used to feel he was a little stuffy off camera - but he seems to be loosening up a bit as he gets older, making him more likable overall. Nice scrapbook!