REVIEW: Gran Turismo (2023) - Starring Archie Madekwe

"Gran Turismo" takes a thrilling spin through the world of motorsport, chronicling the journey of Jann Mardenborough from a Gran Turismo gamer to a professional race car driver. Neill Blomkamp's directorial prowess shines through in this biographical sports drama.

Bringing to life the remarkable true tale of an unconventional trio of underdogs: a determined gamer from a working-class background (portrayed by Archie Madekwe), a past-his-prime race car driver (played by David Harbour), and an optimistic motorsport executive (played by Orlando Bloom). Their collective journey is an audacious gamble, pitting them against the pinnacle of the sports world.

The film impresses with speedy action and a feel-good underdog narrative, capturing the essence of a solid racing movie. The racing sequences are expertly crafted, providing an adrenaline-pumping experience, especially during the climactic 24-hour race in France. Blomkamp's direction adds a layer of authenticity to the storytelling, creating a surprisingly genuine and satisfying climax.

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