One of the more lighthearted films about racism you'll ever see, Green Book is a dramatization of the unlikely bond between the educated, fastidious African-American jazz pianist Don Shirley and his driver, a crude, gluttonous Italian-American named Tony "Lip" Vallelonga. Set in late 1962, the film chronicles Shirley's two-month tour of the American Midwest and South, with fellow New Yorker… read more!
Movies Directed by Peter Farrelly (in alphabetical order)
Me, Myself & Irene
Another one of those flicks I caught a few months late at the cheap theatre. Not being a big fan of Jim Carrey's physical antics, you can imagine I felt pretty strapped for entertainment during these, the really dead days of summer cinema. That said, I found myself sort of digging Me, Myself & Irene. Here Carrey's runaway mugging is… read more!
I never thought I would be a fan of the Farrelly Brothers back in the days of Dumb and Dumber, but they have grown on me. Though best known for their gross-out gags (of which Shallow Hal is mostly bereft), what I find remarkable is the brothers' sense of humanity. They do more for the acceptance of people's differences than… read more!