Posts with tag "denzel washington"
- Posted May 28th 2011 at 10:36 AM by Christine Fenno
Thousands of college graduates at 2011 commencement ceremonies this spring have enjoyed inspiring oratories by the likes of Denzel Washington, former president Bill Clinton, Stevie Wonder and both President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama. In a compilation video, CBS News has mashed up the best of the heartfelt pep talks that celebrities have given to the cap-and-gown crowd. (One qui...
- Posted Nov 10th 2010 at 10:30 AM by Nicki Gostin
In 'Unstoppable,' based on a true story, Denzel Washington plays a railway engineer who partners with a conductor (Chris Pine) in a race against time to stop a runaway train laden with toxic chemicals. It's a fun roller-coaster ride expertly directed by Tony Scott, who's directed Denzel in five films, including 'Man on Fire,' 'Crimson Tide' and 'The Taking of Pelham 123.' When PopEater spoke to ...
- Posted Jun 14th 2010 at 06:21 AM by PopEater Staff
Broadway's biggest night has gone Hollywood. Catherine Zeta-Jones, Denzel Washington and Scarlett Johansson were big winners at Sunday night's Tony Awards, PEOPLE reports. Zeta-Jones was honored as best actress in a musical for 'A Little Night Music,' Washington earned his best actor prize for 'Fences,' and Johansson won Best Performance by a Featured Actress in a Play for her turn in the ...
- Posted May 4th 2010 at 12:49 PM by John Mitchell
The nominees for the Tony Awards were announced this morning, and some of Hollywood's biggest names were among those celebrated for their work on the New York stage. Scarlett Johansson, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Jude Law, Kelsey Grammer and Denzel Washington are among the nominees for the 64th annual ceremony, which airs June 13 at 8PM on CBS. The Green Day rock opera 'American Idiot' scored a nomi...
- Posted Jan 7th 2010 at 12:25 PM by Bryan Alexander
The sword-wielding, butt-kicking Denzel Washington is one of the highlights of' 'The Book of Eli,' and the veteran actor has asked PopEater to send a message about his "killing machine" fight scenes. "It's me," Washington says from the 'Eli' junket. "That's all me... It's no stunt man." Yes, the sword-led can of butt-whooping is opened onscreen by the 54-year-old actor, who underwent intense Ja...
- Posted Nov 9th 2009 at 01:45 PM by Dino Sossi
The long road to emotional recovery has been a difficult process for the Travolta family after the tragic loss of their son but they are improving. "We've been working very hard every day as a family to heal," said John Travolta in his first interview (with USA Today) since his son Jett's death. "We partake in spiritual counseling pretty much daily," said his wife Kelly Preston. Jett Travolta...
- Posted Oct 21st 2009 at 03:39 PM by PopEater Staff
Bronson Pinchot is most famous for his portrayal of goofy foreigner Balki Bartokomous on 'Perfect Strangers,' but the actor made his film debut in 'Risky Business.' In a candid interview with The A.V. Club, Pinchot admits the experience gave him a less-than-favorable impression of co-star Tom Cruise. In fact, Pinchot says, the superstar was "was the biggest bore on the face of the Earth" at the...
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