Green Book has had a rollercoaster awards campaign, weathering its share of both praise and backlash. But the film has with its PGA and Golden Globe wins emerged stronger than ever going into Tuesday's Academy Award nominations.
Green Book director Peter Farrelly and writer Nick Vallelonga have both landed in separate controversies which could adversely affect the movie's Oscar campaign after its three wins at the Golden Globes.
Audience response was rapturous to Green Book, which stars Mahershala Ali as a classical pianist on a concert tour of the Deep South in the 1960s. Viggo Mortensen plays the Italian-American bouncer hired to drive him while relying on The Green Book,