Denzel Washington

Denzel Washington’s magnetism keeps ‘Roman J. Israel, Esq.’ afloat (Review)

Aramide Tinubu - November 24, 2017

There are actors, and then there are chameleons. Never before in our contemporary times has there been a pillar of the entertainment industry like Denzel Washington. On the heels of the 25th anniversary of his astounding performance in Malcolm X, Washington has transformed himself into Roman J. Israel, Esq. Like the many many roles that have come before this one, Washington wraps himself in his character …

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Interview: Denzel Washington, Viola Davis and Stephen Henderson On Returning To ‘Fences’

Aramide Tinubu - December 6, 2016

Returning to their roles six years after the Tony Award-winning revival of August Wilson’s “Fences” stunned Broadway; Denzel Washington, Viola Davis, and Stephen Henderson are at long last presenting the sixth play in Wilson “Pittsburg Cycle” to film audiences. The play, which was written in 1983 and first debuted on Broadway in 1987 is one of Wilson’s most beloved and well-known from his Twentieth Century …

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Review: Denzel Washington & Viola Davis Honor August Wilson In A Stunning Adaptation Of August Wilson’s ‘Fences’

Aramide Tinubu - December 5, 2016

As a child, like most children I presume, I did not think of my parents as real people. They acted instead as my comforters and my providers, the people I stretched out my hands towards when I needed something. I was nearly out of the house before I considered what they might have given up; what dreams they may have sacrificed or brushed aside in …

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