Ford v Ferrari Reviews

November 11, 2019
No matter if you're not into speedy vehicles and sports movies: Mangold's film is a testament to taking on The Man - in this case, a Detroit auto powerhouse - and having a buddy's back even when he hits you with a loaf of Wonder Bread.
November 8, 2019
It's a film about pride-about being as proud of your own flesh and blood as you are of your metal machines, and about the craziness that flares up whenever pride gets hurt.
October 15, 2019
Directed by James Mangold, with a slavish appreciation of formula, it's the perfect movie event of the year. If that year was 1955.
September 14, 2019
No points for knowing who takes the racing trophy, or for knowing which version of Ford v Ferrari -- the half-smart business fable or the rough-and-ready boys' own adventure -- ultimately wins you over.
September 13, 2019
Mangold's talent for action comes alive, though, during the thrilling racing sequences, and Tracy Letts is having lots of fun with his portrayal of Henry Ford II. Yet the overall production is too cautiously steered.
September 13, 2019
Though a mite long, Ford v Ferrari is so thrillingly well made that it's only later, when your pulse slows, that you see how formulaic it is. But formulas are made to be overhauled, and this film has some fascinating upgrades.
September 11, 2019
A full-bodied and exciting true-life story in which the men behind the wheels are just as dynamic as the machines they drive.
September 11, 2019
The story's great and the racetrack action leaves skid marks on the eyeballs.
September 11, 2019
Somehow, Mangold has made a two and half hour movie out of this rather dry-sounding source material, and most pleasingly, it's entertaining even to someone with absolutely no skin in the racing game.
September 10, 2019
I imagine many viewers will be more than happy to be whisked away by "Ford v Ferrari."
September 10, 2019
Great-looking, handsomely produced but tiringly acted and inert...
September 5, 2019
Thrilling, and greatly affecting... The running time is 152 minutes, and it is running time -- not a moment seems slow.
September 4, 2019
A big, glossy crowd-pleaser of a film, high on horsepower, engine grease, and clean-sweat '60s masculinity.
September 3, 2019
Excels at evoking the sheer thrill of the race...and it's compelling enough in those moments to make the case that nothing beats the thrill of competition.
September 1, 2019
A '60s-set adrenaline rusher with top-shelf technical craftsmanship.
August 31, 2019
The best sports movies aren't so much about the sport as they are the personalities, and these two go big with their performances...