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Speed Racer Reviews

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Ray Pride
Newcity

It seems less a commercial strategy by the Wachowskis as a philosophical one: to incorporate as many forms of communication and color-blind ethnicity as possible, much as they did with the Matrix pictures.

Full Review Source: Newcity

July 18, 2014
William Goss
Film.com
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Amid the overly earnest tone, (almost) squeaky-clean humor and familiar messages about teamwork and integrity is the rare film family that's as strong at the start as they are by the end.

Full Review Source: Film.com

May 29, 2013
Ali Gray
TheShiznit.co.uk

This is Wacky Races powered by Enzo Ferrari and designed by Andy Warhol - candy-coloured carnage with a turbo-charged engine.

Full Review Source: TheShiznit.co.uk | Original Score: 3/5

October 14, 2012
Joshua Starnes
ComingSoon.net

The filmic side effect of eating an entire bowl full of sugar, Speed Racer is designed entirely with one audience in mind, and despite it's best efforts it's not going to appeal to anyone else.

Full Review Source: ComingSoon.net | Original Score: 7/10

March 30, 2011
Fernando F. Croce
CinePassion

What grounds the spectacle, pushing it beyond a two-hour ejaculation of sensation, is its yearning for innocence

Full Review Source: CinePassion

August 26, 2009
Fr. Chris Carpenter
Orange County and Long Beach Blade

Fellow critics mercilessly denounced this dazzling, visually inventive adaptation; one of the ten best films of 2008

Full Review Source: Orange County and Long Beach Blade | Original Score: A-

February 27, 2009
Jeffrey Chen
Window to the Movies

Cut from car to driver to announcer to audience and over and over again, ad nauseam. Such pretty racing scenes, so little to actually see.

Full Review Source: Window to the Movies | Original Score: 4/10

November 14, 2008
Mike Goodridge
Screen International

The brothers swamp the fragile story and characters with such a deluge of CGI tricks and elaborate action sequences that it proves hard to care about the humans on screen.

Full Review Source: Screen International

October 18, 2008
Peter Bradshaw
Guardian

You have to be 12 to like it, and I have to say there is little or nothing here to remind us why we were all quite so excited about The Matrix.

Full Review Source: Guardian | Original Score: 2/5

October 18, 2008
JoBlo
JoBlo's Movie Emporium

A flashy, colorful film that packs a ton o' fun into its fast-paced frame.

Full Review Source: JoBlo's Movie Emporium | Original Score: 7/10

October 18, 2008
Tom Charity
CNN.com
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Twelve-year-old boys should be wowed, but for the rest of us, it will depend on your appetite for eye candy.

Full Review Source: CNN.com

October 18, 2008
Peter Travers
Rolling Stone
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Even the target audience of 10-year-olds might get jimmy legs sitting for a punishing 135 minutes as the Wachowski brothers projectile-vomit their cotton-candy dreams all over the big screen.

| Original Score: 2/4

October 18, 2008
Kit Bowen
Hollywood.com

You can feel the kids in the audience tapping their feet, waiting for more action. So, let's just give the kids what they want: fast-paced excitement, wrapped up in a colorful package.

Full Review Source: Hollywood.com | Original Score: 3/5

October 1, 2008
Prairie Miller
NewsBlaze

The arty blockbuster has arrived, and it's as flashy, accessorized and auto-erotic as can be. Which creates a strange sensation indeed, that it's not just the cars that are smoking, but those Wachowski brothers as well, and whatever's in their pipes too.

Full Review Source: NewsBlaze

September 22, 2008
John J. Puccio
Movie Metropolis

Maybe it's all flash and little substance, but there's no denying the appeal of that flash....

Full Review Source: Movie Metropolis | Original Score: 5/10

September 15, 2008
Shane Burridge
rec.arts.movies.reviews

The Wachowskis blur the definition of "children's film" as much as the original cartoon challenged Western perceptions of "children's television".

Full Review

August 22, 2008
Wesley Lovell
Cinema Sight

And here we have a prime example of why studios should not be funding the creations of The Wachowski Brothers. While visually dazzling, the film's paper thin plot and the cheesiness of its actors are a huge disservice.

Full Review Source: Cinema Sight | Original Score: 2.5/4

July 13, 2008
Vicky Roach
Daily Telegraph (Australia)

The appeal of this frenetically-paced fantasy is probably limited to 10-year-olds, gamers and fanboys.

Full Review Source: Daily Telegraph (Australia) | Original Score: 2.5/5

June 13, 2008
Margaret Pomeranz
At the Movies (Australia)

This is fairly simplistic anti-corporate fare, told in a way that occasionally defies comprehension as well as gravity. Impressionistic is the word.

Full Review Source: At the Movies (Australia) | Original Score: 3.5/5

June 13, 2008
Pauline Adamek
FILMINK (Australia)

An overlong and downright boring story, with its plodding family scenes interspersed between the action sequences, makes Speed Racer a bit of a flooded engine.

Full Review Source: FILMINK (Australia)

June 13, 2008
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