Southpaw: Movie Man Jackson

“Mom always said it was us who took care of you.” Well, at least this main event mostly delivered, unlike that May 2nd one. Light heavyweight boxer Billy Hope (Jake Gyllenhaal) has made his way from the tough foster home environment of Hell’s Kitchen to the bright lights inside the squared circle. At 43-0, he […]

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The Equalizer: Movie Man Jackson

“I don’t have a lot of time. Which means you don’t have any.” It is often the quiet, unassuming people who end up being the ones you will never see coming. Robert McCall (Denzel Washington) is this type of person in The Equalizer. In his elder stage of living, McCall lives a traditional and perhaps even boring […]

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Training Day: Movie Man Jackson

“S**, you can shoot me, but you can’t kill me.” In most professions, the first day is the “training day,” and it is the easiest day of one’s employment. For officer Jake Hoyt (Ethan Hawke), his Training Day (unbeknownst to him) may be his last day as a living human being. Jake is looking to get into the […]

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