Winnipeg Free Press Newspaper Archives Mar 24 1990, Page 108

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Winnipeg Free Press (Newspaper) - March 24, 1990, Winnipeg, Manitoba Honouring miss Daisy by George Robinson it has been Abig year Lor Violetta Chamorro Over Daniel or Buster Douglas Over Mike wu1 we see similar results in the and annual Academy awards presen tation on monday 8 on ctr and Academy award historian Damien Bona thinks the coauthor of the highly regarded Book inside Oscar expects the biggest upset take place in the most important category Many people Are touting driving miss Daisy in cover Morgan Jessica Tandy and Dan Aykroyd As the current a expecting it to overtake the Globe heavy born on the fourth of the enthusiasm for fourth of july really died Bona the movie is very powerful in an immediate but once its you Start losing your appreciation of it by says driving miss Daisy is the kind of warm race relations movie that the Academy different has a different take on she the stricture one bom of his knowledge of oscars last time that a film won Best picture without being nominated for Best which is the Case with miss was grand hotel in Bona and Back then Only three directors were he believes members will note the significant omission and vote but Lor what Bonas upset pick is my left the Jim Sheridan direct de of disabled write Painter Christy it did surprisingly Well with five Bona it could Neak in the Way chariots of fire that fear the race was sup port to lie Between reds and on Golden Bona predicts faced with an other Choice Between a difficult that wears its progressive politics on its sleeve bom on the fourth of july and a fuzzy geriatric picture miss the Academy will once again opt for a Sleeper from the British the bes Tactor race is so wide open this year that no Winner could be considered an Tom cruise seemed the Early favor Jessica Morgan Freeman Are Strong Oscar explains its a real stretch for and the movie bom on the fourth of july have been made without on the other theres a lot of resentment toward Bun because Hes been so successful so before the i thought Daniel Day Lewis would be perceived As just a foreign actor in a noncommercial film my left but the bes picture nomination suggests that the film has a continues but he and Kenneth Branagh of Henry v Are just a bit too i think the Academy members will wait to give them an Oscar at a later i believe the Best actor Oscar will go to Morgan Freeman for driving miss and its a Lovely Best on the other is a be honouring Jessica Tandy for her whole Bona and driving miss Daisy is clearly the Best film role Shes Ever be by giving it to Freeman and that will be their Way of honouring the film without giving it Best to data

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