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He is, indeed, a demon on wheels. - I Have Powers
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He is, indeed, a demon on wheels.
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draftwitch From: draftwitch Date: July 18th, 2009 01:58 am (UTC) (Link)
Ok - having been an avid fan of the cartoon for sooo long - I can tell you that I ADORED the movie. I felt that it did a great justice to the cartoon, and was a good representation of what live-action-animae would look like.

I felt that the movie was well cast, the actors pulled off what the characters in the cartoon were. John Goodman as Pops for example, was brilliant. Matthew Fox also did a good job of bringing Racer X to life (especially, since his face matched the relative profile also done in the cartoon.). I thought the representations of the cars were also brilliant.

Did they take liberties with creating this movie? Of course they did. But I feel that they kept with the spirit of what Speed Racer is.


To the naysayers - all I'm going to say is, let's agree to disagree m'kay? I know there are people that feel you can get the same sensation by tossing a bunch of lightbulbs in a clothes dryer and get the same effect. That is their opinion - and that's ok..rilly.
wombattery From: wombattery Date: July 18th, 2009 03:00 am (UTC) (Link)
Actually, tossing a bunch of light bulbs in the dryer sounds like it might be kinda fun. My lovely and talented spouse would have my head if I tried it, of course, but even so...
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