Every film that has ever been nominated for an Academy Award in any category. Enjoy!
The only thing more dangerous than the line being crossed, is the cop who will cross it.
On his first day on the job as a narcotics officer, a rookie cop works with a rogue detective who isn't what he appears.
when I was 15, I thought that having a tattoo all over my ribs that reads "death is certain, life is not" would be the greatest and the most meaningful thing ever. Now imagine my surprise, when I watched this film for the first time.
Now i'm a fucking narc.
I don’t know how Ethan Hawke could ever be nominated for best supporting actor at the Oscars, seeing as he was a clear lead, but I won’t argue that he didn’t deserve any nomination as his performance of a rookie cop who wants to make it as a detective was nothing short of superb. This may perhaps go a bit unnoticed, because of the performance that is set by his colleague Denzel Washington. I never considered him much of a talented actor, but Alonzo proved to be one of the best bad cop personification I have seen on television. And with this praise out of the way it’s time to shift over to highlighting the dullness of the story in…
Finally I got 2 hours of free time to watch a movie. It has been four day since I watched anything. So I started surfing in my collection and found this one in a corner part.
This is my first time watching this movie. I knew Denzel won Academy Award for his performance but I still wasn't able to watch it.
The movie is about Hoyt who has just been assigned in Narcotics Dept. and is being sent to Alonzo for his Training Day. Hoyt is a honest cop who wants to do something for his society by cleaning the streets by drugs. He his happy to that he is going to be trained by Alonzo who is famous for…
"King Kong ain't got shit on me!" - Alonzo Harris
At the centre of Training Day lies a mythical dragon. Amidst the grit and (supposed-) realism strides Denzel Washington in a rip-snorting work as the monstrous Detective Alonzo Harris; a dirty cop with many dirty fingers in many even dirtier pies. This performance of such dick-swinging confidence is so good that the film can't quite keep up with it, despite its best efforts to maintain a close proximity with it.
David Ayer's screenplay provides rich pickings for both established actors and stunt casting alike, with Washington and Ethan Hawke getting ample material to flex their acting chops with. The two leads are by far and away the best, with most…
The universe of Training Day exists only in the reel and pulp-fiction where the fatal good-cop-bad-cop routine materializes a fantastic story that possibly can't take place in just one day. Although, I still enjoyed it thanks to the Washington-Hawke chemistry who played their roles with such confidence and zeal that I was immensely entertained. It's like sitting in a sweaty uncomfortable boxing stadium but you don't mind that as long as the match entertains you a lot, right?
So much has been said about Washington's flawless multi-faceted performance that it's becoming a cliche. But I'll say it: hot damn, wasn't he so good!! Even in serious moments, I found myself smiling and getting excited whilst witnessing how easily…
"KING KONG AIN'T GOT SHIT ON ME!"
- Alonzo Harris
Training Day works solely for one reason; that reason is not David Ayer's compromised and contrived script. The script has one of the most annoying last 30 minutes that I can think of. It does not work because of Antoine Fuqua's generic direction. As the rest of his career can testify, Fuqua is a kinetic and gritty helmer of action dramas, but he is not particularly original, or especially unique. It does not work because of Ethan Hawke's supporting turn. Hawke is not an actor I particularly like and here he does not convince in the slightest as the rookie cop. Hawke only convinces as actors, writers and musicians, he couldn't kick a door in for the sake of his…
Very good drama until the final act when formulaic and unplausible 'action' takes over.
This is seriously awesome and probably only thing Ayer wrote that I like... Denzel and Hawke are great...
A corrupt cop movie. It's okay
Generally slowpaced movie with an uninteresting start about a veteran police officer and a rookie with very different views. Starts picking up the pace midway through to a very powerful conclusion.
De los guiones de Ayer llevados al cine este, End of Watch y Street Kings para mi son los mejores. Esta sin embargo tiene lo que yo creo es la mejor dirección de Antoine Fuqua. Curiosamente luego hizo lo que puede ser considerada como la secuela espiritual de Training Day, Brooklyn Finest (aunque esta es demasiado depresiva, hasta el punto de la parodia).
Lo que saca a Training Day de las miles de películas policiales (incluídas las propias de Ayer) es que por encima de todo es una historia de personajes. Algunos parten de arquetipos bien reconocibles y Ayer la verdad que a veces se atiene a lo básico. Pero ese tipo de esquemas, hecho bien, resultan…
THIS MOVIE AINT GOT SHIT ON ME!
filme deixa a desejar, mas mesmo assim eh bom.
Denzel Washington la lleva por fuera del pantalón durante toda la película. Cruda, brutal y cargada de tensión como el sonido de "La Chata" al recargarse. Mi "Buddy Movie" favorita de todos los tiempos.
- The Racket
- 7th Heaven
- Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans
- Chang: A Drama of the Wilderness
- Pulp Fiction
- Fight Club
- Blade Runner
- The Big Lebowski
- The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of…
- Sharky's Machine
- Absence of Malice
- On Golden Pond
- Richard Pryor: Live on the Sunset Strip
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