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Theory: Drive’s Heroism and Reincarnation

Posted in Whatever with tags , , , , on 02/16/2015 by McCutcheon

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Potential Spoilers for Drive, Valhalla Rising, and Only God Forgives

No matter how complex a story is, if it can’t be boiled down to a basic line or two, your movie might lose its audience. A lot of movies can seem complicated when it’s really about something easy to grasp with the details just making it its own.

And while Drive really is pretty simple (This driver tries to save a woman and her son from the mob), it’s movies that are simple on the surface that are the most open to interpretation in what they’re really about. Here’s an alternate take, or rather an elaboration, on the story of Drive. Continue reading