Example sentences for: denzel

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  • Critics rank Spike Lee's Oedipal basketball drama--starring Denzel Washington as a convict and the NBA's Ray Allen as his estranged son--at the top of his oeuvre . After paying Lee's recent films scant attention, they declare him "underrated" and "overlooked" (Janet Maslin, the New York Times ). They're pleased to find that Allen can act, that Washington has a mean streak, and that Lee critiques capitalism more than he does racism.

  • Denzel Washington and Annette Bening (FBI and CIA operatives, respectively) are said to be good but not great.

  • The new Denzel Washington crime thriller is said to suffer from an overwrought screenplay and a far-fetched conceit: A detective battles a demon that jumps from one person to another when they touch.

  • Does Denzel Washington ever put you in mind of treacly black-guy triumphalism?

  • Here the convict is Jake Shuttlesworth (Denzel Washington), and his mission is to go into the projects of Coney Island, where his son Jesus (played by the 22-year-old Milwaukee Bucks guard Ray Allen) is a high-school basketball player of near divine abilities.


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