For all it’s camp and cheesiness, the original “Death Race 2000” was actually a pretty good movie. And what’s more, for a 40 year-old film, it really stands up to the test of time. 593 more words
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The original “Death Race 2000” isn’t just a nearly perfect slice of drive-in junk food, it’s one of my favorite movies ever. Working off a recipe that balances black comedy, action and sleaze in precise proportions, director Paul Bartel and writers Robert Thom and Charles Griffith created one of the best and most entertaining products to ever come out of Roger Corman’s schlock market. 545 more words
In hindsight, the dystopian future of year 2000 feels a bit… tame.
Don’t get me wrong– the annual transcontinental death race is a time honored tradition that speaks to any generation– but compared to the real life Idiocracy of 2017, this risque action packed political satire circa 1975… is a blast from the past we always wished we had. 601 more words
Death Race fans, rejoice! The Transcontinental Road Race EP is here to weave you through the future’s ultimate game of skill and survival. Inspired by the cult-favorite film, Death Race 2000, Transcontinental Road Race was released the same day as Roger Corman’s sequel, Death Race 2050. 35 more words