They Wrecked 130 Cars To Make Getaway

I've already mentioned that Ethan Hawke's new film Getaway is basically every car movie made in the last five years. What I didn't know was that this basically means they've destroyed as many cars as those films in the process of making it. That's 130 demolitions to be exact. » 8/09/13 4:30pm 8/09/13 4:30pm

Was This Porsche George Lucas's Secret Inspiration For Luke Skywalker's…

George Lucas was a huge gearhead, growing up in the Central California car scene filled with hot rods and foreign sports cars, not unlike this Porsche 718. Surround one with stormtroopers and the influence of cars on Star Wars becomes clear. » 8/08/12 3:00pm 8/08/12 3:00pm

How To Support The First Great American Rally Documentary

Matthew Johnston is making the first feature-length documentary covering rallying in America. He's two years and $10,000 into the project and he's looking for $47,630 more. Ford or someone really needs to sponsor this guy — but they haven't yet. You can — and here's why he might be worth it. » 4/12/12 2:00pm 4/12/12 2:00pm

Ron Howard's F1 Film “Rush” Will Make The '70s Look Sexy

James Hunt was a sex-crazed playboy. Niki Lauda was nearly consumed in flames. They both raced in one of the most thrilling, dangerous eras in Formula One. Here is a look inside Rush, Ron Howard's upcoming film about their rivalry and motor racing in the ‘70s. » 3/27/12 1:30pm 3/27/12 1:30pm

New BBC film on the blood-drenched glory years of F1

When men were men and race cars looked like cars, men and women were dying on Grand Prix weekends like flies. The early history of Formula One is a horror of burning flesh, and a new one-hour BBC documentary puts the easy nostalgia for the early days in a sad new perspective. » 3/29/11 2:30pm 3/29/11 2:30pm

The 12 Greatest Car Movies

We love movies. We love cars. We love movies about cars. And there are some really great car flicks out there. Below, thanks to your help, is our list of 12 of the greatest. » 7/30/09 2:00pm 7/30/09 2:00pm

This is open to debate, of course, and there are films we love that didn't make this list. Agree? Disagree? Let us know in the comments and feel…