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Fences (2016)

I’m struggling to pinpoint exactly what people mean when they complain that the Denzel Washington-directed adaptation of August Wilson’s infamous work Fences never transcends its limitations as a filmed version of a stage play. 930 more words

Brandon Ledet

Fences and Whether Love's Needed to Be a Good Parent

If your daddy’s a good one, let him know. Denzel’s character Troy Maxson in Fences is a father and husband who is more dedicated to the tasks that come along with the job than affection. 644 more words

Thoughts

Lifetime's New Original Movies Include Viola Davis, James Franco, Michael Jackson

Lifetime has unveiled its latest slate of original movies, and they include not only the return of James Franco but the debut of Viola Davis. 299 more words

News

'Moonlight' Star Andre Holland Joins Viola Davis in Steve McQueen's 'Widows' (EXCLUSIVE)

Andre Holland is in negotiations to join Viola Davis in the New Regency’s heist thriller “Widows,” directed by Steve McQueen.

Cynthia Erivo, known for Broadway’s “The Color Purple” revival, is also on board. 157 more words

News

'Fences' - Movie Review: What Works Well In Theater Does Not Always Transition Well On Film

| A working-class African-American father tries to raise his family in the 1950s, while coming to terms with the events of his life.

August Wilson’s Pulitzer Prize-winning drama is one of ten plays he wrote as part of his “Pittsburgh Cycle”. 586 more words

Movies

ABC’s TGIT line-up pushed back a week for Trump family special

After several grueling months of waiting for the official return of ABC’s TGIT line-up, fans were dealt another blow today when it was announced that… 261 more words

Entertainment

74th Golden Globes - Best Dressed

It’s official, award season has begun! Stars walked the red carpet for the 74th Golden Globe Awards on Sunday night and as always, there were some hits and some misses. 350 more words

Television