I’ve never watched Formula One Grand Prix racing, so I wondered if I could love the film RUSH as much as the critics.
Never doubt Ron Howard.
Yes, there is amazing driving footage, and Howard chronicles the races and locations of their real-life points race. But the differences between these two men — in looks, personality and approach to the sport — and their very complex relationship is the most compelling part of this movie.
And when you see photos of the actual Hunter and Lauda —
Wave the checkered flag, people.