Driving Miss Daisy Reviews

September 11, 2019
It romanticizes, rather than challenges the racial power politics it presents.
February 28, 2018
All the good in this film ends up being shipwrecked by a cloying, but predictable, ending. [Full Review in Spanish]
January 6, 2014
Embalmed in good intentions, Driving Miss Daisy is a creaky adaptation of a Pulitzer Prize-winning play.
March 9, 2013
The heart-warming story of how a bitter old Jewess learns to not be such a bitch to a patient Negro driver.
February 20, 2008
Ultimately this is an intelligent feel-good movie that had Oscar material stamped all over the screenplay, but lacks the bite or insight that could have turned it into something truly special.
December 27, 2004
One of Oscar's Biggest Jokes
May 2, 2004
A toothless message movie, timidly espousing homogenized morals and terrified of offending anyone.
August 4, 2003
January 9, 2002
The film fills in the backgrounds of the white characters, but not the black ones.
January 1, 2000
There just is not enough to turn this from a good film into a truly memorable one.
January 1, 2000
Led by riveting performances from Morgan Freeman and Jessica Tandy, this Pulitzer Prize-winning comedy-drama is utterly enthralling, though also quite spare and intimate.