I haven't had a chance to catch Speed Racer
yet, and considering the reviews I may wait for the DVD, but here's an interesting article from the Wall Street Journal about the movie's box office troubles and what it may hold for the future. Having seen the excellent Iron Man
, I agree with the writer that audiences are more than happy to watch action movies with interesting dramatic scenes between the big ka-bams. It's when the "drama" is dull, cliche or non-existent that you run into trouble...