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Nov 17, 18   Jules   0 Comment ‘Green Book’

Every now and then a movie comes along at the right time. That time is now, and that movie is Green Book. This film about a road trip through the Deep South in 1962 between world-renowned black concert pianist Don Shirley and a white bouncer-enforcer named Tony “The Lip” Vallelonga, who became his driver, and […]

Nov 04, 18   Jules   0 Comment ‘Green Book’

Peter Farrelly’s Green Book continues down its awards-season road after its debut at the Toronto Film Festival, where it won the People’s Choice Award, a key Best Picture Oscar predictor. The heartwarming and hilarious road movie, about the burgeoning friendship between Tony “Lip” Vallelonga, a prejudiced nightclub maître d hired as a driver, and Don […]

Nov 04, 18   Jules   0 Comment ‘Green Book’

The critical response to Universal/DreamWorks/Participant Media’s Green Book has been so ecstatic following the film’s play at fall festivals such as Toronto and London, that the studio is now launching the Peter Farrelly-directed drama on Nov. 16 in limited release in roughly 20 markets before breaking wide on Nov. 21, the day before Thanksgiving. Read […]

Nov 04, 18   Jules   0 Comment ‘Green Book’

At today’s The Contenders LA event, Universal Pictures took the audience rocketing back to the 1960s by presenting panels on two very different historical films: First Man and Green Book. Read More here

Oct 21, 18   Jules   0 Comment ‘Green Book’, Film Festivals

The American Film Institute today unveiled its full lineup of galas that will screen at this year’s AFI Fest, and judging from the list it looks like Netflix is conquering yet another fall film festival with no less than three of the five screenings announced this morning. Continuing their fall fest travels are a couple […]

Sep 16, 18   Jules   0 Comment ‘Green Book’, Latest / Review

Viggo Mortensen gains 30 pounds to play a racist chauffeur who comes around in this feel-good flip on the ‘Driving Miss Daisy’ formula. Read More here

Sep 16, 18   Jules   0 Comment ‘Green Book’, Latest / Review

Green Book is a thoroughly predictable and conventional true-life drama, but at least Viggo Mortensen and Mahershala Ali make for decent company along the road. This tale of the unlikely friendship between a distinguished African-American pianist and his uneducated, racist white driver hits every expected beat and provides ample obligatory learning moments. But what keeps […]

Aug 29, 18   Jules   0 Comment ‘Green Book’, Film Festivals

Peter Farrelly’s “Green Book” is set to be the opening night film for the 14th Zurich Film Festival, the festival announced Friday. The drama, which stars Viggo Mortensen and Oscar-winner Mahershala Ali, will see its European Premiere in Zurich on Sept. 27. Read More here