Boston Honors Drive My Car!


The Boston Society of Film Critics announced their picks for the best of 2021 today.  For the first time since 1985, the best-picture award went to a film not in the English language, Drive My Car!

Here are the winners in Boston:

Best Picture  – Drive My Car

Best Actor – Hidetoshi Nishijima, Drive My Car

Best Actress – Alana Haim, Licorice Pizza

Best Supporting Actor – Troy Kotsur, CODA

Best Supporting Actress – Jessie Buckley, The Lost Daughter

Best Director -Ryūsuke Hamaguchi, Drive My Car

Best Screenplay – Ryūsuke Hamaguchi & Takamasa Oe, Drive My Car

Best Cinematography – Ari Wegner, The Power of the Dog

Best Documentary – Summer of Soul (or… When the Revolution Could Not Be Televised)

Best English Language Film  – The Power of the Dog (This award is only given out when the winner for Best Film is a not in the English language.  The last time a film won this was award was when Prizzi’s Honor won in 1985.  That year Best Film went to Akira Kurosawa’s Ran.)

Best Animated Film – Flee

Best Film Editing (awarded in memory of Karen Schmeer) – Affonso Gonçalves & Adam Kurnitz, The Velvet Underground

Best New Filmmaker (awarded in memory of David Brudnoy) – Maggie Gyllenhaal, The Lost Daughter

Best Ensemble Cast – Licorice Pizza

Best Original Score – Jonny Greenwood, Spencer

One response to “Boston Honors Drive My Car!

  1. Pingback: Lisa Marie’s Week In Review: 12/6/21 — 12/12/21 | Through the Shattered Lens

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