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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.

    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.

    There is the classic “I don’t have to like you” speech...

    There is a church scene...

    And crying...

    Deep, raw ugly crying.

    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 🏆

    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.

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