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Last Sunday, Green Book won Golden Globes for Best Picture (musical or comedy), Best Supporting Actor for Mahershala Ali’s performance as pianist Don Shirley, and Best Screenplay. This was interpreted by the Hollywood press as a major boost for the film ahead of Oscar season.

Green Book dramatizes the relationship between Don Shirley and his driver, Tony “Lip” Vallelonga (played by Viggo Mortensen), as they tour the American South in 1962. Written by Vallelonga’s son Nick, the movie depicts the...

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