Drive (2011) review

[Spoilers]

Drive continues the story of Oskar Schell, last seen in much younger form in Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close.  The events of Drive take place at an unspecified time in the future.  Oskar is now a car mechanic, Hollywood stuntman and, most importantly, getaway driver.

Young Oskar is barely recognisable in the form of Ryan Gosling, but the same quirks from Extremely Loud are present.  Oskar is now obsessed with numbers and time; he gives his employers exactly five minutes of his time.  He is unable to deal with working outside of that window.  He still lacks social skills, often resorting to staring instead of making conversation.  Some of his fellow criminals get sick of dealing with his strange demands and decide to have Oskar killed.

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