September 23, 2010
Details on Wachowskis' Next Movie Emerge
Vulture has gotten its hands on the script for the Wachowski brothers' upcoming film, and is sharing details of the Iraq-set story of a love affair between two soldiers. Warning: spoilers ahead!
January 21, 2009
Razzies Name 2008's Worst Movie Nominees
No awards season would be complete without the Golden Raspberry Awards (AKA The Razzies), awarded each year to the very worst movies to hit Hollywood. This year's winners will be announced on Oscar weekend; could multiple-nominee The Love Guru take home top honors? See the full list of nominees after the jump.
September 15, 2008
RT on DVD: Speed Racer Zooms to Blu-ray!
Get the pop rocks and Coke ready -- Speed Racer is out this week! We'll tell you what new releases to skip over, when Death Proof and Planet Terror are headed to Blu-ray, and what new retro flicks you should catch on DVD this week. (Diane Lane as a punk rocker? A must-see.) Plus, read about the free DVD some critics are calling propaganda...
September 2, 2008
RT's Summer in Review: The Best, The Worst, and Our Favorite Films!
The summer movie season of 2008 ended last weekend, and boy, was it a good one. Led by box office smashes like Iron Man, Wall-E, and The Dark Knight, Hollywood raked in the dough week after week -- and, surprisingly, scored major Freshness on the Tomatometer in the process. Rotten Tomatoes takes a look at the Summer in Review to revisit the critical and commercial hits and misses of the summer.
June 5, 2008
Box Office Guru Preview: Black vs. Sandler in Comedy Showdown
Two big doses of comedy from a pair of Hollywood's funniest men will hit the multiplexes across North America on Friday in a fierce battle for the number one spot. For family audiences there is the animated extravaganza Kung Fu Panda starring Jack Black while Adam Sandler counters with his latest laughfest aimed at young men, You Don't Mess With The Zohan.
May 8, 2008
Critics Consensus: No Go for Speed Racer, Vegas Cashes Out
This week at the movies, we've got fast cars (Speed Racer, starring Emile Hirsch and Christina Ricci), marital mishaps (What Happens in Vegas, starring Ashton Kutcher and Cameron Diaz), and battle royals (David Mamet's Redbelt, starring Chiwetel Ejiofor). What do the critics have to say?
March 6, 2008
Wachowskis' Speed Racer Getting the IMAX Treatment
If you've seen the trailer for the Wachowski brothers' upcoming Speed Racer, you know it's packed to the gills with eye-popping colors and special effects -- the kind of stuff that IMAX screens were made for.
December 7, 2007
Trailer Bulletin: Speed Racer
Okay, so you forgot to tune into Entertainment Tonight last night, and missed the Speed Racer trailer's debut. Not to worry -- Moviefone's got your back!
November 8, 2007
Joel Silver Explains Speed Racer Technology
Joel Silver is sort of the unofficial spokesman for the Wachowski Brothers. Silver ushered the visionaries into Hollywood and explains their process whenever he can. With Speed Racer wrapping principal photography and onto the visual effects stage, Silver previewed the next new vision from the Matrix boys.
October 7, 2007
Susan Sarandon Gets Animated for Speed Racer
Susan Sarandon may be one of the most acclaimed thespians of her day, but she totally gives in to newfangled moviemaking. Playing Mom Speed gave Sarandon challenges she'd never faced before in any of her Oscar nominated roles.
August 8, 2007
Jonny Quest Coming to a Theater Near You
Once Warner Bros. announced plans for a Speed Racer movie, animation fans knew it was only a matter of time before the studio started raiding the vaults for more adaptations of classic cartoons. Well, that time is now: Variety reports that Warners will be bringing Hanna-Barbera's mid-'60s icon Jonny Quest to the big screen.
April 20, 2007
"Speed Racer" Nabs a Racer X
By now you've probably heard that Christina Ricci has joined the "Speed Racer" cast, but it looks like Fox and the Wachowski Brothers have found their "Racer X" villain. Fans of the TV series "Lost" will no doubt applaud the signing of...
April 13, 2007
Here She Comes, Here Comes "Speed" Ricci
Christina Ricci has joined the cast of the 2008 Wachowski brothers adaptation of "Speed Racer," in which she'll play Trixie, girlfriend to the titular auto-racing hero.
April 3, 2007
John Goodman & Susan Sarandon as "Speed Racer" Parents?
Larry and Andy Wachowski chose Emile Hirsch to star in their adaptation of the old "Speed Racer" cartoon, and it looks like the Americanization of the series is moving ahead full steam: John Goodman and Susan Sarandon have been tapped to play the racer's parents.
March 22, 2007
Looks Like WB Found Their "Speed Racer"
The project's been chatted about for a while now, but it looks like the brothers Warner and the brother Wachowski have settled on a lead for their "Speed Racer" adaptation, and it might be none other than Emile Hirsch.
March 15, 2007
Zac Efron: From "High School Musical" to "Speed Racer"?
Those of you who are less than thrilled with Andy and Larry Wachowski's decision to direct a live-action adaptation of "Speed Racer" may need to steel yourselves for the latest piece of news regarding the project: Specifically, that "High School Musical" and "High School Musical 2" star Zac Efron is in talks to strap on a helmet and go, Speed Racer, go.
March 12, 2007
Warner Bros. Moves "Speed Racer" Up, Away From "Indy 4"
Release-date brinksmanship is a time-honored tradition in the movie biz, particularly when it comes to the summer blockbusters, and Warner Bros. is getting an early head start on next summer's schedule: Variety reports that "Speed Racer" will hit American theaters on May 9, 2008, two weeks earlier than originally planned.