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Ford v Ferrari Screenings Suggest It’s An Oscar Contender

It’s been a long time since we’ve been as excited about a car movie that is based on real events as we are about Ford v Ferrari. We’ve talked about the flick a few times, and it is set to hit theaters in November. Ahead of its general launch date, it is being test-screened to some lucky moviegoers and word is the film is excellent.

Reports indicate that Ford v Ferrari was test screened on Monday in NYC and word is that the film is very much a Golden Globes contender. Audiences suggest that the movie might also be an Oscar contender. One person who has seen the films says that it is engaging in the moment, but it’s long at over two and a half hours.

Despite its lengthy runtime, the viewer notes that the movie moves quickly because of “sharp editing” and Christian Bale and Matt Damon are said to have plenty of chemistry on screen. The racing scenes are said to be very good and action-packed, but the actors are the highlight of the film. Bale apparently gets lots of screen time playing his hot-tempered character.

Some viewers who have seen the film note that it is similar to the Ron Howard flick Rush but Ford v Ferrari is said to be better with thicker drama. We liked Rush and thought it was a good movie if Ford v Ferrari is better we can’t wait to see it. The launch date of November 15th suggests that the studio behind the film, 20th Century Fox and director James Mangold expect the movie to be an Oscar contender. The film is expected to premiere at Telluride and Toronto festivals.

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Source: World of Reel

Shane is a car guy with a fondness for Mustangs and off-roading.

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  1. trailhiker

    If it is better than Rush, it has to be a winner. Do you notice how many great movies revolve around cars!


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