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At its best, it's buoyant pop entertainment focused on three things: speed, racing and retina-splitting oceans of digitally captured color. Read full review
Speed Racer offers a crazy, turbo-charged mix of cartoon kitsch, gamer action, and a wild new way to think of - and look at - movies. Read full review
The cast is generally game for playing cardboard cutouts, with Goodman having the most fun. Read full review
Unlike a Pixar cartoon that embraces as wide an audience as possible, Speed Racer proudly denies entry into its ultra-bright world to all but gamers, fanboys and anime enthusiasts. Story and character are tossed aside to focus obsessively on PG-rated action and milk-guzzling heroes. Read full review
The movie demands you be a glutton for sensation and then has the nerve to ask why you're not hungrier. Read full review
If this action extravaganza represents the future of movies, it's going to be a sad, dead and awful future. Read full review
There is one high note. You can approach Speed Racer as the trippiest stonerfest since Stanley Kubrick took his space odyssey. Read full review
Young boys are the only suitable audience for Speed Racer, the elaborate live-action adaptation written and directed by "Matrix" creators Larry and Andy Wachowski. And even they might feel an urge to squirm. Read full review
Yes, it's a candy-colored Day-Glo world, but there's a liveliness missing from this lead-footed Speed Racer. Read full review
This toxic admixture of computer-generated frenzy and live-action torpor succeeds in being, almost simultaneously, genuinely painful -- the esthetic equivalent of needles in eyeballs -- and weirdly benumbing, like eye candy laced with lidocaine. Read full review
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