Rush (2013)

NEW RELEASE FILM REVIEW || Director Ron Howard | Writer Peter Morgan | Cinematographer Anthony Dod Mantle | Starring Chris Hemsworth, Daniel Brühl, Alexandra Maria Lara, Olivia Wilde | Length 122 minutes | Seen at Cineworld Haymarket, London, Sunday 15 September 2013 || My Rating 3.5 stars very good

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Director Ron Howard has enjoyed a lot of mainstream success for his feature films over the past few decades, while screenwriter Peter Morgan has done plenty of good character work dealing with primarily British subjects. They collaborated a few years back on Frost/Nixon (2006), about the English broadcaster’s interviews with the disgraced American President, but this new film sees them dealing with a far more populist and entertaining subject, Formula 1 motor racing. And it is indeed very entertaining.

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