Green Book (2018)

Two excellent actors doing great work with what material they’re given isn’t enough to make this would-be feel-good throwback to 1980s style racism morality tales (if one white person can overcome their racism towards one black person, racism is solved!) heartwarming in the way it so clearly wishes to be. It’s no surprise that director…

Driving Miss Daisy (1989)

A cheap, uncinematic, saccharine, patronising, lazy waltz through the relationship between a rich elderly white lady and the black chauffeur her son foists upon her against her stubbornness. Morgan Freeman’s chauffeur puts up with her rudeness and berating of him for enough years that they become best friends by the time twenty-five years have passed.…