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Jan. 20th & Jan 21st Fences

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


Fences ***1/2 (Out of 4)

Consensus: The power of this movie is in the performances by Denzel Washington and Viola Davis. Just when you think these two could not re-invent themselves, they find a way to disappear in to some unforgetable roles.


Jaeger Movie Reviews: The Magnificent Seven (2016)

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


OP-ED: "Fences" missed opportunity for modern twist

***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

TV & Film

The Magnificent Seven ** (Out of 4)

Consensus: I was surprised at how poorly put together this movie is. The action scenes are staged in the most unappealing ways possible. The story is about as aged as it comes when it comes to Westerns. 25 more words



It was a cool, cloudy day so Gordon and I watched Fences. Wow. I saw James Earl Jones play the part of Troy years ago and I remember being really impressed with his performance. 320 more words

Film Brief: Fences

For the entire first half of the movie, absolutely nothing happens.  I wish I were exaggerating.  Luckily, it picks up a little in the second half. 56 more words