Looking back at the academy’s history with pure “feel-good” movies, which “Green Book” is, the answer is. . .not great.
That PGA win, following a Directors Guild nomination for Farrelly, made “Green Book” the race’s front-runner for all of two days, but now, with just five nominations to 10 each for “Roma” and “The Favourite” and eight each for “A Star is Born” and “Vice,” it’s a dark horse.
We’ll never know if the Farrelly snub is due to revelations that he’d had a habit of flashing his junk at crew and cast members years ago, but even in those pre-Me Too dark ages,