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YMMV / Driving Miss Daisy

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  • Award Snub: A rather significant chunk of people are willing to contest this film's Oscar win over Do the Right Thing, to the point where mentioning Driving Miss Daisy is a bit of a Berserk Button for Do the Right Thing's director and lead actor Spike Lee. When Lee's later film, BlacKkKlansman, lost Best Picture to Green Book in the 2018 Academy Awards, many critics (and Lee himself) saw it as history repeating itself.
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  • Awesome Music: Do you expect anything less from Hans Zimmer? Zimmer played every note of the score himself on synthesizers and it's easily one of the best all-electronic movies scores ever.
  • Ear Worm: "Driving," one of the catchiest (and warmest) film cues ever, courtesy of none other than Hans Zimmer. He'd end up re-using some of it in his theme song for The Critic.


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