‘Hollywood doesn’t change overnight’: Indigenous viewers on Killers of the Flower Moon

Martin Scorsese’s epic adaptation of David Grann’s nonfiction book has received mixed notices from Native viewers, praising its existence yet with vital caveats

It boasts Hollywood royalty such as Martin Scorsese, Robert De Niro and Leonardo DiCaprio, was backed to the tune of $200m by tech behemoth Apple and has earned the kind of reviews that generate Oscar buzz.

But Killers of the Flower Moon, a western true-crime thriller about the systematic killing of Osage Nation members for their oil-rich land in the 1920s, is generating mixed feelings and opinions among Native American communities.

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