Selected by the New York Film Critics Circle Drive my car like the best picture of 2021.
The Japanese film, which premiered at Cannes, is based on the short story of the same name by Haruki Murakami. The film The Path by writer-director Ryusuke Hamaguchi explores love, loss, grief, and healing.
The Hollywood Reporter critic Stephen Dalton called Drive my car “A compelling, technically assured work with poetic depth and novel ambition.”
Jane Campion’s The power of the dog Won three awards: best director, best actor (Benedict Cumberbatch) and best supporting actor (Kodi Smit-McPhee).
Lady Gaga won best actress for her work in Gucci house, when Macbeth’s TragedyKathryn Hunter won the award for Best Supporting Actress.
After being voted the best film of 2021 by the National Board of Review on Thursday, Licorice pizza won best scenario from the NYCC.
The NYCC has a name Mitchells vs. the Machines the best anime and West story won the award for best cinematography.
Maggie Gyllenhaal’s Daughter is gone, which dominated the Gotham Awards on Monday night, winning Best Debut, while Joachim Trier World’s ugliest person Named Best Foreign Language Film and by Jonas Poher Rasmussen Escape was named the best non-fiction film.
The NYCFC has awarded three special awards, one to the creators of the Maya Cade Black Film Archive; an honor goes to Participant’s executive director Diane Weyermann, who passed away in October; and one for critic, filmmaker and NYFCC general manager and four-time president Marshall Fine.
Established in 1935, the membership of the NYCFCC includes reviewers from newspapers, daily and weekly magazines, and qualified online publications. Every year, the group meets in New York to vote for the awards for the films of the calendar year.
In addition to the usual categories, which include best picture, director, actor and actress, special independent awards are presented to individuals and organizations that have made a significant contribution to the art of cinema. , including producers, directors, actors, writers, critics, historians, film restorers and service organizations.
Last year NYFCC chose First cow like the best picture of 2020.
The full list of 2021 winners is as follows:
Best pictures: Drive my car
Best Director: Jane Campion, The power of the dog
Best Actor: Benedict Cumberbatch, The power of the dog
Best Actress: Lady Gaga, Gucci house
Best scenario: Licorice pizza
Best Supporting Actor: Kodi Smit-McPhee, The power of the dog
Best Supporting Actress: Kathryn Hunter, Macbeth’s Tragedy
Best Cartoons: Mitchells vs. the Machines
Best Cinematography: West story
Best debut film: Daughter is gone
Best foreign language movies: World’s ugliest person
Best Non-Fiction Film: Escape
Special Prize 1: Maya Cade to establish the Black Film Archive
Special Prize 2: Diane Weyermann, “afterward award for bold and impactful filmmaking at Sundance and Participant”
Special Award 3: Marshall Fine “for years of service as NYFCC General Manager and decades on the NY film scene”