Don Shirley

Nick Vallelonga’s post-Oscar comments on the controversial Best Picture winner contradict statements by the pianist’s family.
Though the film has been embraced by some audiences and is an awards season darling, it's attracted controversy since its November premiere.
It's not perfect, but it's not the white savior movie many critics feared.
The actor, who got a Golden Globe nod for his performance, reached out to pianist Don Shirley's relatives after they called the movie “a symphony of lies.”
However well-meaning, the road trip movie starring Mahershala Ali and Viggo Mortensen has less to say than it thinks.