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Oscar Predictions: Part 3

<> on October 19, 2009 in Santa Clarita, California.

Part 3 of my Oscar predictions. You can read part 1Β here,Β part 2 hereΒ and my Best Picture pick. This post includes the following categories:

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Review: Fences

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Directed by: Denzel Washington
Written by: August Wilson, based upon his play of the same name
Starring: Denzel Washington, Viola Davis, Stephen Henderson, Jovan Adepo

Summary: Through the eyes of Troy Maxson we see a black working mans’ desires, disappointments and ultimate self-destruction in 1950’s Pittsburgh. He laments for the life he felt he was cheated out of and watches as his family erodes due to the choices he made.

Fences was the first movie of 2016 I got excited about. Mid-summer I always pour through lists of the most anticipated movies of the fall and winter months and Fences was on just about every one of those lists – and with good reason – it’s a film with a very compelling story and some unforgettable performances.

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