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Training Day (Snap Case) (2001)

3 Ratings: 3.3
Action & Adventure and African American Cinema movie directed by Antoine Fuqua

A powerhouse performance by Denzel Washington fuels this brutal urban police drama, in which a rookie narcotics cop learns the hard way that even good cops can go very, very bad. Washington plays veteran detective Alonzo Harris, a self-proclaimed "wolf … see full wiki

Director: Antoine Fuqua
Genre: Action, African American Cinema, Adventure
2 reviews about Training Day (Snap Case) (2001)
review by . May 07, 2002
In kindergarden, the man in the blue uniform entered the room with a big slaphappy grin and a shiny badge, and we were told: "The policeman is our friend." Takes a hell of a lot to be a good friend, I now realize that I have stepped out of kindergarden. And sometimes the best of those friends fall. Some of them never rise in the first place. Thin is the line between bully and pal. Who can you trust? Denzel Washington convinces in a remarkable performance as cop gone rotten to the core. Perhaps he, …
review by . April 19, 2002
posted in Movie Hype
My opinion of this film was much higher immediately after seeing it than it was several days later. I share others' praise of Washington, "out of character" given the roles in his most recent films but consistent with the rage and cynicism he portrayed in Glory; and of Hawke whose growth and depth of talent continue to reveal themselves. I thought his was (by far) the more difficult of the two lead roles in this film. However, upon subsequent reflection, so many of the specific situations throughout …
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