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Denzel Washington And Viola Davis Are Going For All The Awards In The "Fences" Trailer

They are snot-crying their way to Academy Award nominations.

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Paramount Pictures has released the trailer for Fences, about a black patriarch trying to support his family during the racial turmoil of 1950s United States.

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Starring two-time Academy Award winner Denzel Washington and two-time Academy Award nominee Viola Davis, Fences has all the ingredients for an entry into the Black Film Canon.

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There is the classic โ€œI donโ€™t have to like youโ€ speech...

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There is a church scene...

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And crying...

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Deep, raw ugly crying.

Come through with that snot, Viola!
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Come through with that snot, Viola!

People are already calling for Oscar nominations.

The #Fences trailer is here and it's fantastic! Let's give Denzel Washington and Viola Davis the Oscar now. https://t.co/f8y2BlxAXV

Denizcan James / Via Twitter: @MrFilmkritik

Wow. Give #DenzelWashington and @ViolaDavis the #Oscar already!!! #Fences https://t.co/E6ObPtxcxg

That #FencesMovie trailer was one of the most intense trailers I have ever seen. They deserve an Oscar just for the trailer tbh... #Fences ๐Ÿ†

Mark my words, Viola Davis will win the Oscar for the Fences movie.

Ooo I smell an Oscar nomination for Denzel Washington and Viola Davis...#Fences

Fences looks incredible. Someone's walking from that movie with an Oscar

Besides being a passion project for Washington (he also directed and produced the film), Fences marks the first time Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright August Wilson has had one of his plays adapted for the big screen.

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Fences swoops into theaters Christmas Day, just in time to prevent another year of #OscarsSoWhite.

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