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Roman J. Israel, Esq. – Trailer

A liberal lawyer named Roman J. Israel has been fighting the good fight while others take the credit. When his partner, the firm’s front man, has a heart attack, Israel suddenly takes on that role. He finds out some unsettling things about what the crusading law firm has done that run afoul of his values of helping the poor and dispossessed, and he finds himself in an existential crisis that leads to extreme action.

Director: Dan Gilroy
Writer: Dan Gilroy
Stars: Denzel Washington, Colin Farrell, Carmen Ejogo

Life is like Playing an Orchestrated Piece of Music in "Fences"

[brid video="120106" player="7163" title="Fences (Viola & Denzel) Featurette"]   Troy Maxson makes his living as a sanitation worker in 1950s Pittsburgh. Maxson once dreamed of becoming a professional baseball player, but was deemed too old when the major leagues began admitting black athletes. Bitter over his missed opportunity, Troy creates further tension in his family…
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It's not easy for me to admit that I've been standing in the same place for 18 years," Denzel Washington's character tells his wife, played by Viola Davis. "I've been standing with you," she cries out, and the audience feels goosebumps as they watch her face and his overcome with wretched truth and regret. Watch…
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