Help Us Make An Awesome Car Movie Poster For The Jalop Film Fest

We've probably never met, but I want you to help me create something amazing. You may have seen some of my Jalopnik contributions over the years, such as the Speed Racer and Mad Max photoshoots. I'm an advertising photographer and filmmaker that loves photographing movie and TV cars in my free time. It's an obsession,… » 8/06/14 12:15pm 8/06/14 12:15pm

The Jalopnik Film Festival Will Be The Greatest Car Film Event Ever

Last year's inaugural Jalopnik Film Festival was a gratifying and moving day of car film love and the only thing we wanted to change was that we wanted to make it bigger and better. How do we do that? The Jalopnik Film Festival, Sponsored By Volvo, will allow you to make and submit your films. It's going to be awesome. » 8/05/14 10:05am 8/05/14 10:05am

Is Marketing Why RUSH Is Stalling Out In Theaters?

Like many of you, I was despondent to learn that Ron Howard's superb RUSH isn't exactly lighting up the box office like its roaring Formula One cars light up their tires. That's surprising considering the film's critical acclaim. Then I started to wonder: did the ad blitz for RUSH sidestep its most compelling story? » 10/04/13 12:38pm 10/04/13 12:38pm

Tell Everyone You Know To Go See RUSH… Or Else

The automotive media — especially this site — has done all we can to get people to see Ron Howard's Formula One drama RUSH. Why? Ron Howard has done more than make an F1 film, he's made an F1 film worth watching. Now you have to get everyone you know to go see it or else we're probably going to have to wait another… » 9/30/13 2:31pm 9/30/13 2:31pm

Let's Discuss The Buick Grand National And Why Cars Make Us Crazy

If you had a Buick Grand National, would you preserve it in an airtight bubble in your garage to protect it for all eternity? That's exactly what one interview subject did in Andrew Filippone Jr.'s fantastic Black Air. We talked about what makes people go car crazy at our Jalopnik Film Festival panel. » 9/30/13 10:48am 9/30/13 10:48am

Watch Ken Block, Matt Johnston Discuss Easier Said Than Done At JFF

Everyone who attended the Jalopnik Film Festival had the distinct pleasure of being the first people not directly involved with the rally documentary Easier Said Than Done to get a sneak peek of it. Then they got to see a great panel with the director Matt Johnston, Brian Scotto, Bill Caswell and Ken Block. » 9/27/13 3:57pm 9/27/13 3:57pm

Watch Ken Block, GranTurismo Creator At Jalopnik Film Festival Kickoff

Did I mention that last week we had a little film festival? It was fantastic and, if you weren't one of the lucky hundreds who showed up, our friends at /DRIVE put together of the different panels. Here's the first one, featuring Kazunori Yamauchi, Ken Block, James Glickenhaus, and Tamir Moscovici. » 9/26/13 2:45pm 9/26/13 2:45pm

The Movie The World's End Shows That Hybrids Are For Alien Androids

Simon Pegg and Edgar Wright's Cornetto Trilogy has had some really stellar movies: Shaun of the Dead, Hot Fuzz, and now The World's End. What's especially interesting about the most recent movie, The World's End, is how much content is conveyed through the use of cars. Oh, and don't worry, there's nothing really » 9/19/13 1:30pm 9/19/13 1:30pm