THE EQUALIZER 2 — Review by Susan Granger

equalizer 2 posterIt’s been more than 20 years since the TV series The Equalizer (1985-1989) made its debut opposite Denzel Washington’s popular St. Elsewhere. Now Denzel has become shadowy Robert McCall, the ex-CIA Black Ops assassin-turned-vigilante. In the 2014 Equalizer, righteous McCall was a grieving widower determined to wreak vengeance for a victimized teenage prostitute (Chloe Grace Moretz). Now he’s back, working in Boston as a laconic Lyft driver who, when his passengers are in danger, comes to their aid. Like when some spoiled, rich kids get their kicks by drugging and raping a defenseless woman. McCall brutally slices one with his own credit cards, muttering, “I expect a five-star rating.” Continue reading…

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