Idea: a chain of popup stores. (I don't know what it even means, but it seems like everything is now either a chain or a popup store.)
It's true, the stills from the Wachowskis brothers' new Speed Racer (starring Christina Ricci) do look like some sort of completely new form of animation-cum-live-action. UPDATE: the trailer.
This is totally the way to make movies now. I haven't actually seen Beowulf yet, but in general I think its approach -- continuing down the path of slavish devotion to pixel-perfect realism -- is the wrong one. Better to go for decoupaged hyper-reality a la 300 or (it appears) Speed Racer. (Yes, decoupaged!)
posted by robin at 1:09 PM on December 6, 2007
Who needs the stills? You can see the trailer here: www.speedracerthemovie.com
posted by Allen at 2:13 AM on December 7, 2007
Maybe I'm retarded, but I don't think there's a trailer on that website.
posted by Rex at 11:45 AM on December 7, 2007
No but there is a trailer here -
And it's pretty amazing.
The Wachowskis the most exciting filmmakers of our time? Did I really just write that?
posted by Gavin at 12:53 PM on December 7, 2007
I mean, I don't even know if that's animation, CGI, or whatever-all I know is that I wanna see this movie, like, now. and I have to agree with Gavin- the Wachowski brothers are insanely innovative and talented
posted by marina at 7:26 PM on December 7, 2007
My bad. I had gotten the link confused with the AOL movie site.
posted by Allen at 12:39 AM on December 8, 2007
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