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Movie Review: Green Book
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Green Book
Director: Peter Farrelly
Writers: Peter Farrelly, Nick Vallelonga, Brian Currie
Cast: Viggo Mortensen, Mahershala Ali, Linda Cardellini
Studio: Universal Pictures
Rated R | 130 Minutes
Release Date: November 16, 2018

Race is a touchy subject for any film to address. But Peter Farrelly‘s Green Book addresses it earnestly and with heartwarming charm. Viggo Mortensen and Mahershala Ali give us two of the most powerful performances of the year.

While it is a familiar story that doesn’t do anything groundbreaking, it reminds us that something as simple as friendship can be powerful enough to break down the barriers of racism and social inequalities. My full review below.

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‘Green Book’ Trailer: Viggo Mortensen and Mahershala Ali Forge A Friendship That Transcends Race
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Universal Pictures has released the first trailer for Green Book from comedy director Peter Farrelly. The film sees a blue-collar bouncer (Viggo Mortensen) hired to drive a pianist (Mahershala Ali) on a concert tour.

While the two are an unlikely pair, the road trip will help forge a friendship between them that will transcend race during that 1960s. Check out the full trailer below.

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DVD Review: Under the Mountain
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Under the Mountain
DVD | Instant Video
Screenplay by Matthew Grainger and Jonathan King
Directed by Jonathan King
Based on the Novel by Maurice Gee
Starring: Tom Cameron, Sophie McBride, Oliver Driver, Leon Wardham, and Sam Neill
Lionsgate
Rated PG-13 | 91 minutes
Release Date: August 10, 2010

Under the Mountain is an adaptation of a popular children’s novel by Maurice Gee. The main characters are Rachel and Theo Matheson, twins who have a psychic bond that allows them to communicate with each other telepathically. The twins experience a family tragedy and are sent to live with relatives in Auckland. After moving to Auckland, they discover the Wilberforces, shapeshifting creatures who intend to conquer Earth. They are aided by their cousin and a mysterious older gentleman named Mr. Jones who has been battling the Wilberforces for a long time. The twins have to learn to rely on each other and rekindle their psychic bond in order to defeat the Wilberforces.

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