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Folks, Flaws, and the Fortitude of Fences

"Some people build fences to keep people out — and other people build fences to keep people in." Troy Maxson, Fences

Our neighbors have a fence. We don't. At times, I admire the fence standing around their property, it's visually appealing. Their fence makes a great landmark for visitors to our home. Coming from the North, we're the house just past the white fence, from the South, if you pass the fence, turn around, you missed our driveway. I don't know why our neighbors have a fence or who were the contractors that installed their fencing. I don't know my neighbors at all. Contemplating this reality stemmed from truths based upon folks, flaws and the fortitude of Fences.

This is a sponsored post on behalf of Review Wire Media for Paramount Pictures. I received information to facilitate my review as well as a promotional item to thank me for my participation.

Folks, Flaws and the Fortitude of Fences

Powerful and revealing, Oscar®-nominated movie Fences
recently adapted for the big screen by iconic playwrightAugust Wilson from his own renowned original play. Introducing the life and times of Troy Maxson, portrayed and directed by Denzel Washington, as a former Negro-league baseball player in the 1950s. Settled in Pittsburgh, he struggles to stand as his family's provider and patriarch enduring racial injustices, life choices and the power of love and redemption.

Mesmerized by the emotional, award-winning performances of both Denzel Washington and Viola Davis, it is my pleasure to announce that as of March 14th, Fences is available for purchase on Blu-ray™ Combo Pack and single disc DVD. Personally, I highly recommend experiencing the brilliance of Fences for yourself, more than just once for a true appreciation of the complexity and depth of the characters. Agreeably one of the best movies of the year, August Wilson's play translates flawlessly from stage to screen. Fences masterfully crafts a tale of folks, flaws, and the fortitude of fences. 

The Fences Blu-ray Combo Pack includes over 30 minutes of fascinating bonus content. With interviews from the cast and crew, including actor/director Denzel Washington and Viola Davis, discover how August Wilson's Pulitzer Prize-winning play was adapted from stage to screen. Plus, visit the movie's Pittsburgh set, learn how Davis prepared for her award-winning performance, and much more. Buy Fences on Blu-ray Combo Pack and get a bonus digital copy of The Manchurian Candidate (2004), starring Denzel Washington, for a limited time only.

The Fences Blu-ray is presented in 1080p high definition with English 7.1 DTS-HD Master Audio and English Audio Description and English, English SDH, French, and Spanish subtitles. The combo pack includes access to a Digital HD copy of the film as well as the following:

Feature film in high definition
Bonus Content
Expanding the Audience: From Stage to Screen
The Company of Fences
Building Fences: Denzel Washington
Playing the Part: Rose Maxson
August Wilson's Hill District

The Blu-ray Combo Pack available for purchase includes a Digital HD Version of the film that can be accessed through UltraViolet™, a way to collect, access and enjoy movies. With UltraViolet, consumers can add movies to their digital collection in the cloud, and then stream or download them—reliably and securely—to a variety of devices.

The single-disc DVD is presented in widescreen enhanced for 16:9 TVs with English 5.1 Dolby Digital and English Audio Description and English, French, and Spanish subtitles. The disc includes the feature film in standard definition.

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