This Week’s Movie is: Fences
Description: Fences is the story of Troy Maxson, a mid-century Pittsburgh sanitation worker who once dreamed of a baseball career, but was too old when the major leagues began admitting black players. 107 more words
Director: Antoine Fuqua
Cast: Denzel Washington, Chris Pratt, Ethan Hawke, Vincent D’Onofrio, Byung-Hun Lee, Manuel Garcia-Rulfo, Martin Sensmeier, Haley Bennet, Peter Sarsgaard
Plot: The residents of the mining town of Rose Creek are being pressured by industrialist Bartholomew Bogue into selling their land for not much money. 997 more words
***Warning: Spoilers ahead.
The 1983 play “Fences” by August Wilson was adapted into film and released last month in the midst of awards season. With A-lister protagonists Denzel Washington (Troy Maxson) and Viola Davis (Rose Maxson), the movie has received high accolades from… 499 more words