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Rush

Ron Howard's best film in some time
Chris Hemsworth, Daniel Bruhl and Olivia Wilde
Directed by Ron Howard

Should we accept the common virtue of safety? Or, sometimes in the future when cars become self-regulated, will we--too stubborn to lose the thrill--reject the disappearance of the human element? Pushing toward that thrill is at the axis of "Rush," Ron Howard’s superb film about Formula 1 racing of the seventies. At the end of the push, Peter Morgan’s script suggests, is ecstacy or mortality. ... more >