Speed Racer Sucked, Took In Less Than $20 Million On Opening Weekend

So we hear Speed Racer kind of sucked, which despite our fervent wishes otherwise, we kind of guessed after watching those damned trailers. In fact, depending on which studio numbers you used, came in either in 2nd place or 3rd place this past weekend, behind the juggernaut that is Iron Man and the silly romantic… » 5/12/08 7:40am 5/12/08 7:40am

Full Speed Racer Preview Blows Minds, Bends Physics

The final preview for the live-action Speed Racer movie is out trailer-style, and after watching it, we're pretty sure we know what the acting process for this looked like. It was hours and hours sitting in front of a green screen making "vroom-vroom" sounds and acting surprised and/or determined. The tripping balls part … » 4/18/08 10:00am 4/18/08 10:00am

New Speed Racer Trailer Shows Regenerating Tires And Speed As A Kid

Here we have the latest trailer for the live-action Speed Racer movie. It drops some backstory and provides our first insight into what made Speed Racer a demon on wheels. We're still not that impressed by the Wachowski brothers' extravaganza, based on these early looks. However, there's definitely some kinda cool… » 3/13/08 1:45pm 3/13/08 1:45pm

Speed Racer Goes International In New Trailers For the Non-'Merican…

So crap about the Wachowski Bros. new proto-anime-animation colored in Superman ice cream notwithstanding, the two new trailers revealed this weekend for Speed Racer are finally giving us auto-lovers a real live Racergasm. Some of the new driving sequences, although fantastically fantastic n' fake looking, are even… » 3/09/08 5:44pm 3/09/08 5:44pm