Tag - Will Smith

Freeze Frame: “Bad Boys: Ride or Die” (R), “Star Wars: The Acolyte” (TV-14), “Hard Miles” (PG-13)

In a scene from the fourth entry in the "Bad Boys" franchise, "Bad Boys: Ride or Die," Will Smith is repeatedly slapped by Martin Lawrence. Intentional or not, the moment gets the requisite laughs. The hip but aging Miami detectives are back, this time as fugitives when they try to...

Freeze Frame: “Emancipation” (R), “Guillermo del Toro’s Pinocchio” (PG), “Aftersun” (R)

Oscar-winner Will Smith returns for yet another powerful performance in the harrowing historical drama "Emancipation," now in theaters and on Apple TV+. While somewhat fictionalized, "Emancipation" tells the heart-wrenching story of Peter, a Louisiana slave who escaped his brutal masters in 1863. When photos of his whip-scarred back were published...

Freeze Frame: “King Richard” (PG-13), “Ghostbusters: Afterlife” (PG), “tick…tick…BOOM!” (PG-13), “Bruised” (R)

Time for Will Smith to dust off his shelf and make room for an Oscar. In “King Richard,” he gives a riveting performance as the obsessive and galvanizing Richard Williams, the driving force behind the tennis domination of his daughters Venus and Serena Williams. This wildly entertaining biopic transcends the...

Freeze Frame: “Bad Boys for Life” (R), “Troop Zero” (PG), “Disturbing the Peace” (R)

After a 17-year hiatus, Will Smith and Martin Lawrence are reunited in the comic action thriller, “Bad Boys for Life,” the third entry in the franchise that began in 1995. These Miami based detectives are getting long in the tooth and it shows as they’re targeted for assassination by a...