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Podcast: In The Equalizer, Denzel Kills, Summarizes Hemingway, Kills Again

As Bob McCall in

The Equalizer

, Denzel Washington plays a regular Joe who turns into an eye-gouging, brain-drilling nightmare for Boston's Russian mob. At first Washington "toodles about a Home Depot-like store, helping customers, decked out in New Balance shoes and jeans so last-century you'll be looking for pleats," writes the

Village Voice

's

Alan Scherstuhl

. That's before he turns DIY crime-fighter in Antoine Fuqua's latest crowd-pleaser. Scherstuhl, along with the

Voice

's

Stephanie Zacharek

and

Amy Nicholson

of the

LA Weekly

discuss that movie, along with kiddie-charmer

The Boxtrolls

, which will make you laugh, cower and think of Hitler, naturally. The trio also dive into the Jimi Hendrix biopic starring Andre Benjamin,

Jimi: All is By My Side

, plus Amy gives us the highlights from

Fantastic Fest

. It's all on this week's episode of the

Voice Film Club podcast

.

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