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Denzel Washington casts an imposing figure in Fences, but Viola Davis won't be overlooked

Denzel Washington slams grand at the center of August Wilson’s family tale Fences.

Washington directed and stands tall (and wide) as Troy Maxson, the self-made leader of his gathering in the proud little brick house in a lower-class African American Pittsburgh neighborhood. 577 more words

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'Fences' Mykelti Williamson Boards Indie Pic 'Canal Street'; Sammi Rotibi Joins 'The Darkest Minds'

Mykelti Williamson, who co-starred in Paramount’s Oscar nominated film Fences, is set to join Empire‘s Bryshere Gray in Red Guerilla Entertainment’s indie drama… 258 more words

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March 4: Happy Birthday Paul W. S. Anderson and Len Wiseman

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On a day without a lot of really big names, our headliners are a pair of directors who have some things in common: 1) they are each responsible for a durable action-horror franchise, which 2) features a heroine who kicks loads of ass.  1,153 more words

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Happy Birthday: Mykelti Williamson

Mykelti Williamson

Born: March 4, 1957 in Saint Louis, Missouri, USA

The good thing about being on a show like ‘Justified’ is that you stick to the premise, but not necessarily every single word that’s on the page. 88 more words

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Fences

“Fences” is a strange film to watch. For long periods I enjoyed the experience as the performances and the script were admirable, but at the same time I felt slightly underwhelmed when it reached its conclusion. 1,209 more words

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Out Of The Park: A Fences review.


Directed by: Denzel Washington.

Starring: Denzel Washington, Viola Davis, Stephen Henderson, Jovan Adepo, Mykelti Williamson.

Living in the U.K. during award season can be a bitch. 535 more words

Film

FENCES: "A film of complex characters portrayed masterfully."

Fences is the film adaptation of August Wilson’s successful play of the same name.

It is of course always touch and go as to whether stage productions translate convincingly to the big screen, and it’s Denzel Washington – both directing and performing here, having himself acted in the play’s successful 2010 revival on Broadway – who attempts to bring Wilson’s vision to the big screen. 834 more words