After moving to the Oscar race for Best Supporting Actress, Viola Davis is arguably the frontrunner.
Washington doesn't try to improve upon August Wilson's Pulitzer Prize-winning masterpiece, but he brings it to the screen with integrity (and a handful of incredible performances).
Don't let that Tony win fool you, Davis still had plenty of work to do when it came time to reprise her role.
Academy voters could double down on inclusion for this year's craft races, especially cinematography and original score.
"La La Land," "Fences" and "Silence" lead a pack of Oscar contenders that were shot on celluloid.
As an intimate drama with towering performances, "Fences" will go far at the Oscars. Among a superb ensemble, Tony-winner Viola Davis and her stage costar Mykelti Williamson will also be acting Contenders.
It's Official. While Paramount, Scott Rudin, and Davis' reps weighed in, Davis has agreed to campaign for "Fences" as Best Supporting Actress.
Cinematographer Charlotte Bruus Christensen chose 35mm film for the moody thriller and period Oscar-contending August Wilson adaptation directed by and starring Denzel Washington.
Washington's third film as director hits theaters on Christmas Day.
Will the critics be able to see the year-end films in time to vote for them?
After decades in the business, the "Suicide Squad" and "How to Get Away With Murder" star reveals how her awards success has completely transformed her career.
Paramount is ramping up a strong Oscar slate for 2016. Washington's adaptation of the Tony-winning August Wilson Broadway revival co-starring Viola Davis is a likely contender.
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