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How Steven Spielberg Changed The Course For 'Green Book' - Awardsline Screening Series

Originally, Focus Features was set to make the Peter Farrelly-directed feature Green Book, but ultimately passed on the project.

Then Participant Media stepped up to finance the $23M dramedy about American pianist Don Shirley’s tour through 1960s American South, and the male-bonding that forms with his Italian American chauffeur, Tony Lip. 408 more words

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It’s already being portrayed as the film that will undeservedly win Best Picture for its cuddly, comfortable, comedy-drama version of American racism in the Sixties, but do we dissent from that view? 389 more words


Get Out vs Green Book

Representations of the Black Experience from the Inside-out and the Outside-in

Two films that, on the surface, may share some ostensible similarities – a mixed race road-trip to the Deep South leading to encounters with the post-bellum Jim Crow mentality entrenched there (even to this day) – reveal, on deeper analysis, discourses emerging from dialectically-opposed paradigms. 1,003 more words

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Green Book (2018)

US 130m, Colour
Director: Peter Farrelly; Cast: Viggo Mortensen, Mahershala Ali, Linda Cardellini

Green Book is an entertaining comedic biographical drama about Don Shirley, an African-American musician and his relationship with Tony Vallelonga, an Italian-American bodyguard and chauffeur. 56 more words


Green Book Review

Peter Farrelly has been known best for making ridiculous comedies, such as Dumb and Dumber – and its sequel – and There’s Something About Mary. Howbeit, with his latest work… 510 more words


Green Book (dir. Farrelly)

Image: Viggo Mortensen and Mahershala Ali in Green Book © Property of Universal Pictures


Based on the lives of real people. Green Book tells the fascinating story, of a working-class bouncer (Viggo Mortensen), who in the early 60s, becomes the driver of an African-American classical pianist (Mahershala Ali). 499 more words