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Fences Synopsis

Fences is directed by Denzel Washington from a screenplay by August Wilson, adapted from Wilson's Pulitzer Prize-winning play. The film stars Denzel Washington, Viola Davis, Jovan Adepo, Stephen McKinley Henderson, Russell Hornsby, Mykelti Williamson, and Saniyya Sydney. The film is produced by Scott Rudin, Denzel Washington and Todd Black.

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10 Oscar Locks And Longshots We're Tracking For Tuesday Morning 10 Oscar Locks And Longshots We're Tracking For Tuesday Morning
This week, the class of 2016 will make its way to the final hurdle: the Oscar nominations. Who's a sure bet to clear the bar, and who looks like they're having trouble? We'll tell you who we think is on either side of the fence, inside.

10 Oscar Locks And Longshots We're Tracking For Tuesday Morning

Of Course Hidden Fences Already Has A Parody Trailer, And It’s Hilarious Of Course Hidden Fences Already Has A Parody Trailer, And It’s Hilarious
What was once an awards night gaffe is now on the track to becoming a major motion picture. At least, that's what this parody trailer for Hidden Fences would have you believe, and it's not shy about it. Read on to see the gag come somewhat true.

Of Course Hidden Fences Already Has A Parody Trailer, And It’s Hilarious

Someone Tell The Golden Globes It's Hidden Figures, Not Hidden Fences Someone Tell The Golden Globes It's Hidden Figures, Not Hidden Fences
Nobody at the Golden Globes was able to figure out that Hidden Fences is not a movie, and the Internet quickly noticed.

Someone Tell The Golden Globes It's Hidden Figures, Not Hidden Fences

Viola Davis Just Burned The Hollywood Foreign Press In The Sneaky Funniest Joke Of The Night Viola Davis Just Burned The Hollywood Foreign Press In The Sneaky Funniest Joke Of The Night
Making great movies is one thing. Winning awards is something else entirely. When Viola Davis accepted her award for Fences at the 2017 Golden Globes, she opened her speech by taking a dig at the process one has to go through to win a Golden Globe.

Viola Davis Just Burned The Hollywood Foreign Press In The Sneaky Funniest Joke Of The Night

The 10 Best Lines Of Movie Dialogue In 2016 The 10 Best Lines Of Movie Dialogue In 2016
The year 2016 saw no shortage of tremendous movies arriving on the big screen -- and a great deal of credit for many of them belongs to the screenwriters.

The 10 Best Lines Of Movie Dialogue In 2016

The 10 Best Movie Music Moments Of 2016 The 10 Best Movie Music Moments Of 2016
I've written the Best Movie Music Moments column for Cinema Blend since 2009, and I can tell you that this year was an incredibly special year from music in film.

The 10 Best Movie Music Moments Of 2016

The SAG Awards Snub La La Land, See The Full Nominees The SAG Awards Snub La La Land, See The Full Nominees
This morning's announcement of the 2017 SAG Awards nominees threw some weight behind Kenneth Lonergan's Manchester By The Sea and Moonlight, but put a ding in the suit of awards armor that has encased La La Land up to this point.

The SAG Awards Snub La La Land, See The Full Nominees

The Top 10 Movies Of 2016, According To AFI The Top 10 Movies Of 2016, According To AFI
The American Film Institute has officially announced its Top 10 films for 2016. Do you think your favorite made the cut?

The Top 10 Movies Of 2016, According To AFI

Awards Blend: Which Films Got Oscar Bumps From NY And LA Critics? Awards Blend: Which Films Got Oscar Bumps From NY And LA Critics?
Now that we are getting into December, the Awards Race begins to take a clearer shape. Every year, around this time, top critical organizations begin to recognize the best in cinema, and when we start to hear the same titles repeated by various film groups, we in the media can start to determine frontrunners, as well as also-rans.

Awards Blend: Which Films Got Oscar Bumps From NY And LA Critics?

Critics' Choice Nominations: La La Land Dominates, Remains Oscar Frontrunner Critics' Choice Nominations: La La Land Dominates, Remains Oscar Frontrunner
Damien Chazelle's magical musical La La Land leads all nominees for the 22nd Annual Critics' Choice Awards with 12 nominations, including Best Picture.

Critics' Choice Nominations: La La Land Dominates, Remains Oscar Frontrunner

Denzel Washington And Viola Davis Look Like Oscar Frontrunners In Powerful Fences Trailer Denzel Washington And Viola Davis Look Like Oscar Frontrunners In Powerful Fences Trailer
Though the movie hasn't screened widely, top critics were able to see Fences ahead of its December 16 limited bow. To date, the film boasts a 90% Fresh grade on Rotten Tomatoes.

Denzel Washington And Viola Davis Look Like Oscar Frontrunners In Powerful Fences Trailer

Awards Blend: Where The Major Oscar Contenders Sit Heading Into Thanksgiving Awards Blend: Where The Major Oscar Contenders Sit Heading Into Thanksgiving
The Indie Spirit Awards just revealed their nominees. And major regional critics groups, from New York to Los Angeles, will help make the larger Oscar picture a little more refined in coming weeks. For the moment, here's where I think everyone stands.

Awards Blend: Where The Major Oscar Contenders Sit Heading Into Thanksgiving

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While the bulk of our nation analyzes the results of last night's presidential election, we here at CinemaBlend turn our attention to something that's a little more our speed: The Race for the Oscars, or as I'd nicknaming it this year, "All of the films that are probably going to lose to La La Land."

Awards Blend: Our First Academy Awards 2017 Predictions In The Major Categories

Denzel Washington And Viola Davis Look Like Sure-Fire Oscar Contenders In First Fences Trailer Denzel Washington And Viola Davis Look Like Sure-Fire Oscar Contenders In First Fences Trailer
Denzel Washington's movie adaptation of the play Fences just got its first teaser, and he and Viola Davis are giving some insane performances. Check it out.

Denzel Washington And Viola Davis Look Like Sure-Fire Oscar Contenders In First Fences Trailer

7 Frontrunners For This Year’s Best Actor Oscar 7 Frontrunners For This Year’s Best Actor Oscar
Now that Leonardo DiCaprio has finally ended the decade long discussion over when he'll finally pick up his Best Actor Oscar, the chat turns to the actor who'll win the 2017 accolade. And the competition is fierce.

7 Frontrunners For This Year’s Best Actor Oscar

Denzel Washington Could Make August Wilson's Fences As His Next Directorial Effort Denzel Washington Could Make August Wilson's Fences As His Next Directorial Effort
Denzel Washington chooses his directorial projects very carefully. Though he earned quite a bit of critical praise for his 2002 debut Antwone Fisher, it wasn't until five years later that Washington decided to step behind the camera again to make The Great Debaters in 2007. Now six years have gone by without seeing Washington work on a directorial effort, but that streak could be coming to an end soon.

Denzel Washington Could Make August Wilson's Fences As His Next Directorial Effort

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