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Episode 104 - Fences (w/ Baron Vaughn)


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#1 Dalton Maltz

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Posted 05 January 2017 - 06:11 AM

Actor and comedian Baron Vaughn joins Kevin and newly-returned Kamau this week to discuss Denzel’s recent film “Fences.” They chat about the best way to deal with recording snafus and swap Denzel Top Fives before diving into a discussion on the film, noting the changes from stage to screen and praising Viola Davis’s powerhouse performance. All this and more before “Fences” receives an official Denzel rating.

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Posted 02 April 2017 - 02:04 PM

Until seeing this movie last night, I didn't realize that Fences was almost a word-per-word, scene-for-scene recreation of the play. It feels like a play onscreen, dialogue heavy, nothing left unsaid. Normally this wouldn't work for me, but the acting (what else?) kept me engaged. I couldn't get over the feeling that Mykelti Williamson was being typecast, though.