‘Green Book’ Director to Adapt ‘The Greatest Beer Run Ever’

‘Green Book’ Director to Adapt ‘The Greatest Beer Run Ever’

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Everyone loves free stuff. I’m not talking about the type “free stuff” that comes in the mail or out of a slot machine (although that’s fantastic too); the type of “free stuff” I’m referring to has to do with human relationships. Seemingly insignificant niceties that are always appreciated but all too often forgotten about. Casual gifts, hand-me-downs, choosing to grab the bill at dinner, or just buying your friend a beer. That last one holds a special place in my heart. I love a nice cold free beer: one drank at the end of a long week and bought by …

‘Green Book’ Film Boosts Sales for Old Picture Book

‘Green Book’ Film Boosts Sales for Old Picture Book

The Academy Award-winning Green Book has certainly been making its fair share of green. The film’s earnings have surpassed $100 million internationally. Why such high earnings? Let’s just say if you’d seen the movie already, you wouldn’t need to ask that question. In addition to an incredible performance from Viggo Mortensen (surely you’ve seen any Lord of the Rings movie) and Moonlight‘s Mahershala Ali, the film juxtaposes humor and the weight of America’s bigoted history to tell a deeply nuanced story. Though the film juggles many complex elements—historical context, race relations, interracial power dynamics, and queer sexuality—little ever slips. While some have raised the …