It’s Midday at the Movies!Following this morning’s Golden Globe nominations, author and Washington Post film critic Ann Hornaday and founding director of the Maryland Film Festival Jed Dietz join Tom in the studio to discuss the nominees. And they look at the recent surge in films telling stories of African-Americans and strong women, including:The Favourite, a comedy-drama starring Olivia Colman, Emma Stone and Rachel Weisz, three women vying for political power during the reign of British monarch Queen Anne. The film, released last month, received critical acclaim and earned five Golden Globe nominations, including one for each of its lead actresses.Green Book, another historical comedy drama, stars Mahershala Ali and Viggo Mortensen as an erudite black classical pianist and his working-class white driver, who travel through the American South during the 1960s. The film also received five Golden Globe nominations, including nods to both lead actors.Tom chats with Ann and Jed about these and other films today on Midday.
Midday at the Movies: Black Heroes, Strong Women, and Golden Globe Nominees
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