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‘Green Book’ wins top Mill Valley Film Festival Audience Award; ‘The Hate U Give,’ ‘Boy Erased’ grab US Cinema honors

Green Book (Universal Pictures) Fresh off its People’s Choice Award win at the Toronto International Film Festival last month, Peter Farrelly’s Green Book is now the Overall Favorite of the 41st Mill Valley Film Festival. The film, which chronicles the real-life relationship between virtuoso pianist Don Shirley (played by Academy Award winner Mahershala Ali) and his driver Tony Lip (Academy …

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8th Napa Valley Film Fest Lineup: ‘Green Book,’ ‘Vox Lux;’ Tributes to Laurence Fishburne, Geena Davis

Rising Star honorees include Taissa Farmiga, Billy Magnussen, Camila Mendes, Rosa Salazar, Tye Sheridan and Alexandra Shipp Festival to Close with Robin Williams: Come Inside My Mind The eighth annual Napa Valley Film Festival (NVFF) has announced its film line-up, including Opening and Closing Night, as well as special events and tribute honorees today. NVFF returns this fall with its five-day festival showcasing …

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Toronto Film Festival Winners: ‘Green Book’ drives into the Oscar race

The Peter Farrelly race relations road comedy Green Book, starring Academy Award winner Mashershala Ali (Moonlight) and Academy Award nominee Viggo Mortensen (Eastern Promises, Captain Fantastic) has won the top prize at the 2018 Toronto International Film Festival, the Grolsch People’s Choice Award. The win gives the film a massive boost in the Oscar race, where for many people it …

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Toronto Review: ‘Green Book’ (★★★)

Peter Farrelly’s race relations road movie may be safe and conventional but winning performances from Viggo Mortensen and Mahershala Ali make it a crowdpleaser “Inspired by a true story” as an opening title card often says more about what a film is not about rather than what it’s about. An even looser term than “based,” we know going in that …

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‘Green Book’ 2nd opener for 41st Mill Valley Film Festival; Mahershala Ali, Peter Farrelly to attend

Peter Farrelly’s Green Book, starring Academy Award winner Mahershala Ali and Academy Award nominee Viggo Mortensen will be the co-opening night film of the 41st Mill Valley Film Festival. Farrelly and Ali will attend. Matthew Heineman’s A Private War, starring Academy Award nominee Rosamund Pike and Jamie Dornan, was previously announced as one of the two openers. For classically trained Black …

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Toronto International Film Festival Gala trailers for ‘Beautiful Boy,’ ‘Green Book,’ ‘The Hate U Give,’ ‘Shadow’ and more

The Hate U Give World premieres, Oscar contenders, family and social dramas from the US and high-octane action thrillers from China all highlight just some of the Gala entries for this year’s Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF).  “Every September we invite the whole film world to Toronto, one of the most diverse, movie-mad cities in the world. I’m thrilled that …

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First trailer and poster for ‘Green Book’ starring Viggo Mortensen and Mahershala Ali

“It takes courage to change people’s hearts.” Peter Farrelly directs Academy Award® nominee Viggo Mortensen (Eastern Promises, The Lord of the Rings trilogy) and Academy Award® winner Mahershala Ali (Moonlight, Hidden Figures) in Participant Media and DreamWorks Pictures’ Green Book, a film inspired by a true friendship that transcended race, class and the 1962 Mason-Dixon line. When Tony Lip (Mortensen), a bouncer from an Italian-American neighborhood in the …

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2016 Sundance Lineup Revealed: Films From Nick Jonas, Jenny Slate, David Gordon Green

The Festival is the centerpiece of the year-round public programs for the Institute, which also hosts 24 residency Labs for independent artists in theatre, film, new media and episodic content and grants more than $2.5 million to independent artists each year. Robert Redford, President and Founder of Sundance Institute, said, “From diverse backgrounds, places and perspectives, these independent artists are …

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