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Green Book

  1. oscars 2019
    Let’s Argue About the Preferential BallotIn a season marked by controversy, Green Book turned out to be the least polarizing option.
  2. oscars 2019
    Spike Lee Reacts to the Entire Academy AwardsFrom the win to the frowns.
  3. oscars 2019
    Green Book’s Producers Watched Green Book to Get Over Their Movie’s ControversyWell …
  4. oscars 2019
    How Green Book Won Best PictureOnline debates over the movie’s politics didn’t seem to make it through to the movie’s fans, who took it as a straightforward plea for tolerance.
  5. oscars 2019
    Green Book’s Nick Vallelonga Says Don Shirley Asked Him Not to Speak to Family“I personally was not allowed to speak to his family, per Don Shirley’s wishes.”
  6. oscars 2019
    The Oscars Made Progress This Year (But Green Book Was Still a Bad Choice)You will pry the right of an Oscar voter to support a 1986-style quasi-liberal brotherhood-of-man movie out of their cold dead fingers.
  7. oscars 2019
    David Edelstein on the 2019 Oscar WinnersSpike Lee has seen another Driving Miss Daisy drive off with an Oscar but at least he has one of his own now.
  8. awards season
    The Highs, Lows, and Whoas of the 2019 Oscars CeremonyThat was one steamy “Shallow” performance.
  9. last night on late night
    Which Late Night Green Book Parody Is Right for You?Desus & Mero vs. Amber & Seth
  10. oscar futures
    How Every Best Picture Nominee Can Go Home With a TrophyFor the first time since 2015, none of the Best Picture nominees could walk away from the Dolby Theatre empty-handed.
  11. movies
    Unfortunately, Green Book Had Another Fried Chicken SceneWell …
  12. oscars 2019
    What the 1948 Best Picture Race Has in Common With This Year’s CompetitionThis year’s Best Picture race isn’t the first time films with conflicting takes on a controversial issue were pitted against each other.
  13. the toughest scene i wrote
    How Mahershala Ali Changed Green Book’s Pivotal Scene“When he brought it up, I immediately realized, ‘Oh, yeah, that is fucked up. What he’s saying is exactly correct.’ It was never a debate.”
  14. oscars 2019
    Just Wanted to Take Another Look at You, 2019 Oscars Class PhotoTag yourself: Are you Viggo Mortensen’s peace sign or the radiant Regina King?
  15. oscar futures
    Who’s on Top in This Year’s Topsy-turvy Best Picture Race?Roma triumphed at the Directors Guild, Green Book at the Producers Guild. Who has the better chance of winning the Oscars’ top prize?
  16. hollywood signs
    Oscar Nominations: The Academy Is a House DividedFinally, the Oscars look like America: in total disagreement with itself.
  17. oscars 2019
    How Green Book and Bohemian Rhapsody Became This Year’s Oscar VillainsIn the Trump era, what is the value of pop-culture comfort food?
  18. twitter
    Green Book Writer Nick Vallelonga Very Sorry Anti-Muslim Tweet Resurfaced“Green Book is a story about love, acceptance and overcoming barriers, and I will do better.”
  19. oscar futures
    Oscar Futures: The Knives Come Out for Green BookA bunch of bad stories about Green Book started leaking the first week of Oscar voting. That’s probably not a coincidence.
  20. oscar futures
    How Will Those Bonkers Golden Globe Results Affect Oscar Picks?Are Green Book and Bohemian Rhapsody our new front-runners? Is the Star Is Born duo doomed? Don’t panic just yet.
  21. oscar futures
    Oscar Futures: Is Vice Too Polarizing to Score With Voters?The Bush campaign triumphed in 2004 by running on wedge issues, and Adam McKay’s Dick Cheney biopic is proving similarly divisive.
  22. controversies
    Mahershala Ali Apologized to His Green Book Character’s FamilyOne relative called the movie “a symphony of lies.”
  23. true detective
    Mahershala Ali’s True Detective Character Was Written As WhiteHow Ali convinced Nic Pizzolatto the character could be black.
  24. oscar futures
    Oscar Futures: Could Roma Actually Pull This Thing Off?Whatever misgivings the Hollywood Establishment may have about Netflix, they are not shared by critics, as Roma was the big winner at the NYFCCs.
  25. and the winner is...
    Green Book, A Star Is Born Are National Board of Review’s Biggest WinnersCongratulations!
  26. hollywood signs
    Who Was Green Book For?A particular kind of movie about black and white America may have, at long last, run its course.
  27. movie review
    Green Book Spoon-feeds You, But It Goes Down EasyOn paper it sounds cringeworthy, but it’s a lot of fun.
  28. party report
    The Secret to Mahershala Ali’s Piano-Playing in Green BookIt came down to posture.
  29. movies
    Peter Farrelly On Setting Aside Raunch-Comedy for Prestige Drama With Green BookThe filmmaker has directed some of the most outrageous comedies of the last 25 years. Now, there’s Oscar buzz surrounding his new period biopic.
  30. ugh
    Viggo Mortensen Apologizes for Saying N-Word, Mahershala Ali Calls It ‘Hurtful’Mahershala Ali said his use of the word was “hurtful.”
  31. oscar futures
    Oscar Futures: Will Roma’s Theatrical Release Sway Netflix Skeptics?Netflix has finally abandoned its most controversial practice, giving Roma a theatrical release weeks before it hits streaming.
  32. oscar futures
    Oscar Futures: How High Can First Man Fly?Critics are praising Damien Chazelle’s outstanding technical achievement, but is the cold of space too chilly for voters looking for heart?
  33. toronto film festival 2018
    Green Book Cruises Through TIFF, Takes Home People’s Choice AwardBarry Jenkins’ If Beale Street Could Talk and Alfonso Cuarón’s Roma were named first and second runners-up, respectively.
  34. trailer mix
    Green Book Trailer: Mahershala Ali Plays the Piano, Wears Gold EmbroideryJust look at him.