Tag: Lee Katzin

By on April 8, 2013

 

The people running the low key publicity campaign for director Ron Howard’s upcoming Formula One based film Rush have done their job well, at least as far as car enthusiasts are concerned. Howard’s an A-list and very bankable director with a string of critical and commercial successes so it will be interesting to see how general audiences, as opposed to racing fans, respond to the movie. Since plenty of folks who weren’t space buffs enjoyed Howard’s Apollo 13, I don’t think that will be a problem. If you’ve seen Apollo 13 then you know that Howard is a stickler for authenticity. Howard has made sure that car blogs and the like have been teased with tweeted cheesecake shots of umbrella girls and  information about how realistic the racing footage will be in the movie, centered on the 1976 rivalry between playboy James Hunt and methodical Niki Lauda.  The theatrical opening of Rush is scheduled for September but the film’s official trailer has now been released. You can’t tell a book by its cover nor a movie by its trailer but it does look promising. It also looks kind of familiar, there’s a sense of deja vu about it. (Read More…)

Recent Comments

  • EBFlex: “ For all the people blaming cell phones as the chief cause, my question is why we never saw a sizable...
  • EBFlex: “ True Tesla has committed themselves to those EV play toys and is making millions off them. As for wind...
  • EBFlex: “ Those damn liberals came up with personal computers eliminating millions of jobs that could otherwise be...
  • EBFlex: Or maybe by starting on fire that’s the only way people will notice a Lincoln. Dead brand rolling
  • FreedMike: “The GTI was always a much better vehicle for much less.” Probably explains why Audi had no...

New Car Research

Get a Free Dealer Quote

Who We Are

  • Adam Tonge
  • Bozi Tatarevic
  • Corey Lewis
  • Jo Borras
  • Mark Baruth
  • Ronnie Schreiber