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Speed Racer tonight at 6:50!

Hey, locals, a few of us from the SF Club are heading out to see Speed Racer tonight at the 6:50 show. Hope to see you there!

And now, some gratuitous Mach V photos! The original car:

The car in the new movie (they built this in full size):

Click the image to see the story.




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May. 9th, 2008 06:34 pm (UTC)
Pretty car!
Has a very feminine look to it, all those Curves!
May. 9th, 2008 06:38 pm (UTC)
After seeing the eye candy (cars); must watch the movie!
May. 12th, 2008 09:09 pm (UTC)
They did up the Mach V right!
May. 9th, 2008 06:42 pm (UTC)
I'm seeing it at 7 tonight with some folks here (at the most awesome movie theater in the US, if you ever get back to Austin, you must see a movie at the Alamo Drafthouse). Oh, and I just love the car!

Usually I'm not such a car person, but Speedy is such a part of my youth, I have such fondness for him and Trixie and the monkey, I can't help it.

May. 9th, 2008 06:56 pm (UTC)
Yeah, this movie better have the monkey.
May. 9th, 2008 06:58 pm (UTC)
It is not Speed Racer without the monkey!

Remember the GEICO Speed Racer commercial that was big a few years ago? How Speedy was about to crash and the monkey just sits there and nods? It killed me every time I saw it!
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May. 9th, 2008 07:06 pm (UTC)
May. 9th, 2008 07:32 pm (UTC)
I just posted the official music video on my LJ, with lots of scenes from the movie, and indeed, there is a monkey.
May. 12th, 2008 08:39 pm (UTC)
Monkey? You mean some of you actually watched the TV show?

I thought it the least interesting cartoon shown in the 1960s.
May. 12th, 2008 09:08 pm (UTC)
Well, the stories (such as they were) were forgettable, but that show had the coolest car on TV.
May. 11th, 2008 12:43 am (UTC)
Let me know what you thought. I am not impressed by new trailers. But, will probably go see it.
May. 11th, 2008 01:59 am (UTC)
It was much more fun than I had been expecting. Low expectations = pleasure for such a movie. It was sure pretty to watch.
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