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Joan Ellis reviews the Oscars

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Posted on March 11, 2019 |
By Joan Ellis



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Mahershala Ali and Viggo Mortensen star in this year’s Best Picture winner “Green Book” (2018).

In January, I wrote about five movies that I thought deserved Oscars (“Green Book,” “The Wife,” Bohemian Rhapsody,” “A Private War” and “RBG.”) Of these, “Bohemian Rhapsody” won several and “Green Book” won Best Picture. All five were rooted in truth and gave us the stories of remarkable people who had the courage to do something about their beliefs in the tough culture of their time. True stories beautifully made are powerful.

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