Monday, May 26, 2008

Go Speed Racer, Go!

I know you probably won't believe me about this, but you should really go see Speed Racer. Ignore the critics and go see the movie with an open mind. I saw it on Friday night and really enjoyed it. I won't be able to say much more than Kazu or Amy Kim Ganter did in their reviews. They nailed it right on the head (and these are both people who are masters of visual story-telling). From the cinematography, to the technical effects, to the story-telling and the characters, the movie is fantastic and fun. I really recommend it. Check out the first seven minutes here, which is much better than any of the previews for communicating something important about the film: