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Drive My Car
Tuesday, Apr. 5, 2022
Japanese director Ryusuke Hamaguchi says he was surprised by the international popularity of his Oscar-winning film "Drive My Car," but attributes it to the universality of the short story by Haruki Murakami on which it is based.
The movie centers on an actor played by Hidetoshi Nishijima...
Sunday, Mar. 6, 2022
Maggie Gyllenhaal’s “The Lost Daughter,” “Drive My Car” and “Summer of Soul” were among the big winners at the 37th Film Independent Spirit Awards Sunday.
The ceremony hosted by Nick Offerman and Megan Mullally was held in a tent by the beach in Santa Monica, broadcast on AMC and IFC. It...
Thursday, Mar. 3, 2022
Among the seven Oscar nominations earned by Belfast (Focus Features) are three for writer-producer-director Kenneth Branagh--Best Director, Best Picture and Best Original Screenplay. The latter two make Branagh the first to receive Academy Award nods across seven categories in his...
Friday, Mar. 4, 2022
This week’s installment of SHOOT’s The Road To Oscar Series connects with three directors who had a major hand in historic firsts. Belfast (Focus Features) writer-producer-director Kenneth Branagh individually scored three of the film’s seven Oscar nominations--Best Director,...
Thursday, Feb. 10, 2022
The awards season norm has seen the nearly annual occurrence of at least one difference between the lineups of Best Director Oscar and the DGA Award nominees. In only five of the 74 years of the DGA Awards have the Guild nominations exactly mirrored their Academy Award counterparts.
Sunday, Feb. 6, 2022
The Power of the Dog came up the big winner at the 42nd annual London Critics' Circle Film Awards, winning four major honors at the group's virtual awards ceremony from The May Fair Hotel on Sunday (2/6) night. Jane Campion’s acclaimed Western was crowned the Film of the Year, while...
Saturday, Jan. 8, 2022
In its 56th annual voting meeting held today (1/8), the National Society of Film Critics (NSFC) has chosen Drive My Car as the best picture of 2021, one of four prizes won by Ryusuke Hamaguchi-directed feature from Japan. Drive My Car also earned NSFC distinction for best...
Saturday, Dec. 18, 2021
The Los Angeles Film Critics Association has named Drive My Car the Best Picture of the year, with The Power of the Dog as the runner-up.
Jame Campion, though, won Best Director for The Power of the Dog--with the runner up being Ryusuke Hamaguchi for Drive My Car...
Friday, Dec. 3, 2021
The New York Film Critics Circle on Friday named “Drive My Car,” Ryusuke Hamaguchi’s intimate three-hour epic and Haruki Murakami’s short story adaptation, the best film of the year.
Hamaguchi’s film, about a widowed actor played by Hidetoshi Nishijima, has been widely hailed since its...