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PETER FERNANDEZ (1927-2010)

Peter Fernandez, who provided the voice for the Speed Racer character in the U.S. version of the animated series, "SPEED RACER" back in the 1960s; had passed away from lung cancer, four days ago on July 15, 2010. He was 83 years old. Read more...Collapse )
Bomb, Batman
Today I heard that they got the rights to do an American version of Death Note and I've been thinking about this lately. There's a bunch of live-action anime movies that are supposed to be Americanized and I'm kind of curious why. It all started after Speed Racer. That was supposed to open the door for them. But Speed Racer did horribly. Despite the cult following, it didn't make back the money they spent on it. So why didn't most of the studios drop the projects after seeing how unsuccessful those films do here? I don't think the Dragonball Z film did as great as they expected either.

Anybody have an idea as to how Hollywood thinks? ;)



Another "SPEED RACER" (2008) Photo Gallery

Here is one last GALLERY featuring photos from "SPEED RACER".
Apr 4, 2009 - Speed Racer in HD
Trixie Spitting
Despite the fact that I own the DVD--I just turned Speed Racer on because it was on a movie channel. Turns out it happened to be an HD channel and it's gorgeous. As geeky as this sounds, the colors are so vivid that my eyes actually started to tear up. Even now I find myself being stunned by the visuals as if I've never seen this movie before. As if I'm tuning in for the first time.

So, I guess what I'm trying to say is if you haven't seen the movie in HD...do yourself a favor and watch it. It's a whole new experience. (And I'm only 5 minutes in. ;))



TOP TEN (10) FAVORITE MOVIES OF 2008

Here is my LIST of my top ten (10) favorite movies released in 2008.



NO TECHNICAL NOMINATIONS

I've just seen the Academy Awards nominations list. Disgusted, as usual. Movies like "IRON-MAN" and "THE DARK KNIGHT" receive visual effects nods, but not "SPEED RACER". Like I said . . . disgusted.
Jan 18, 2009(no subject)
aogg - bosom friends
01-09 Koizora (movie)
10-18 Speed Racer



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"TIME" Magazine's Top 10 Movies of 2008

That's right, folks! You heard it right here. Read more...Collapse )
Goddamn Racer X
If there was a sequel and Emile wasn't in it, would you still see the movie? They definitely set us up for a sequel with the whole Cruncher Block/Mammoth Car storyline, but because of the poor ratings I don't think it'll happen. Even if it does, Emile fired his agent after Speed Racer so it's probably safe to assume that he wouldn't be back on board.

So, would you want to see it if Speed was played by a different actor?



FAVORITE RACE COMMENTATORS

Which race in "SPEED RACER" featured your favorite race commentators?

*Thunderhead Race Track

*Fuji Helexicon Race

*Casa Cristo Rally

*Grand Prix
Nov 15, 2008 - Speed Kitten!
Zig-Frida
Hi everybody!
I was a little inspired today and took some pictures of my kitten dressed up!
To see just follow the link!

http://joe-darko.livejournal.com/2008/11/15/
Oct 30, 2008 - 013
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- 8 - Shrek
- 8 - Speed Racer
- 11 - Wall E
- 11 - Random Disney
- 13 - Twilight
- 14 - Iron Man
- 17 - The Mighty Boosh
- 23 - Cast of Doctor Who
- 105 - Icons

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FAVORITE AUTO RACING MOVIES

Here is a LIST of my favorite movies about auto racing.
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