September 20, 2011 10:15 PM

Comic actor/filmmaker Albert Brooks takes a U-turn as villain in ‘Drive’

Actor/filmmaker Albert Brooks has mostly played likably ornery types in dramatic comedies such as “Broadcast News” and “Lost in America.” All of that goes out the window in “Drive,” Nicolas Winding Refn’s tale of a stunt-car driver (Ryan Gosling) who becomes entangled in a mob plot involving Brooks’ Bernie Rose.

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