Ford v Ferrari

A surprisingly good film. … And I hate motor racing of all kinds.

Matt Damon is good as Matt Damon. As always.

But Christian Bale is by far the highlight of this movie. I’m going to watch more of his films.

Ford v Ferrari stars Matt Damon and Christian Bale …

The plot follows a determined team of American engineers and designers, led by automotive designer Carroll Shelby and his British driver, Ken Miles, who are dispatched by Henry Ford II and Lee Iacocca with the mission of building the Ford GT40, a new racing car with the potential to finally defeat the perennially dominant Ferrari racing team at the 1966 24 Hours of Le Mans race in France.  …

… at the 92nd Academy Awards received four nominations, including Best Picture …

For his performance, Bale was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Drama and the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role. …

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As usual, the real story has been altered to make the movie more dramatic.

Fact is, neither of the Ferrari cars made it past the half way point of the race.

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