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Mike Frezon

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How about that. And I did it twice in the same post (three if you count the abbreviation GR). Go figure.

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I think you mean Green Book Mike.

Although Green Room was great too. ;)

And....I did this twice at work today while talking to co-workers about our experience (but at least caught myself right after I did it).

I think I've got a bit of a mental block on this for some reason.
 

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Well I watched it.

Loved it.

Was really a good buddy road trip movie
about two people who learn a lot about the other guy and each other.

4/5 stars
 

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Well I watched it.

Loved it.

Was really a good buddy road trip movie
about two people who learn a lot about the other guy and each other.

4/5 stars
I thought Green Mile was a prison movie.:D
 

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No. I saw the Oscar winner this year for best picture The Green Zone.
Tony Lip is a great character.
 

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For all the whining, you'd think it was The Green Slime.

People are entitled to their opinion, of course, about what makes a "good" movie. But it really is too bad that Spike's badmouthing left such a bad taste about this movie for some people. I would hope the BP win elevates it above that scrap and does what a BP win usually achieves for a film and gets it in front of more eyes to see it.
 

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People are entitled to their opinion, of course, about what makes a "good" movie. But it really is too bad that Spike's badmouthing left such a bad taste about this movie for some people. I would hope the BP win elevates it above that scrap and does what a BP win usually achieves for a film and gets it in front of more eyes to see it.

I've said it before, but what's wrong with Tony's son telling his version of the story? The Shirley's are fine to tell theirs. And what's wrong with a good, simple entertaining tale about friendship bonding between races?

I had a script rejected recently because of this same backlash against perceptions of the 'white savior.' In my script a young gypsy woman saves a black man about to be lynched by the KKK in Ohio for sleeping with a white woman... in 1917. Sorry, but how else could it happen in that historical and dangerously-charged era or place? Am I not allowed to tell that story? Can only Spike Lee tell it? Hollywood got a little over-sensitive in the past couple years beyond logic or reason in their attempts to overcompensate on being PC and for lack of more diverse Oscar nominations. And some good stories are getting caught and sliced in the swing of that pendulum.
 

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