Film

  • 'The Art of Racing in the Rain'

    Motorsport fans and gearheads should bring the tissues to the theater on Aug. 9 as "The Art of Racing in the Rain" debuts across the U.S. The film, based on the 2008 novel of the same name by Garth Stein, follows the story of Denny Swift, a race car driver, as told through the eyes and mind of Enzo, Swift's dog. Enzo believes in the Mongolian legend of reincarnation, and throughout the plot, prepares for his next life as a human. Thus, Enzo is a humble pup who works to help Swift through life's challenges on and off the racetrack. We promise it's not as cheesy as our brief synopsis makes it...

  • Michael Schumacher
    Michael Schumacher documentary debuts in December

    A new documentary will tell the story of history's greatest Formula One driver: Michael Schumacher. The documentary, called simply "Schumacher," is set for release in Europe this December before it debuts in the U.S. in early 2020, Motorsport Magazine reported Tuesday. Before then, the report cites...

  • Ford GT40 1-2-3 finish at 1966 24 Hours of Le Mans
    Ford vs Ferrari film set for November debut

    The historic Ford versus Ferrari rivalry is set to come to a theater near you later this year. Disney announced Tuesday that "Ford v. Ferrari" will release in theaters across the United States this November. The film, which has been in progress since the beginning of this decade, will focus on the...

  • 'Framing John DeLorean'
    New John DeLorean film aims to detail the rise and fall of an automotive visionary

    John DeLorean might be the man responsible for what's widely considered the first muscle car, the Pontiac GTO, but it's the DeLorean Motor Company that defined the engineer. A new dramatized documentary aims to tell the story of the success and troubles that plagued the man who tried to redefine...

  • Hurley Haywood in 'Hurley' documentary
    Hurley Haywood documentary details the racing legend's success, private life

    Motorsport fans will get a closer look at the success and private life of American racing driver Hurley Haywood in a new documentary later this month. The idea for the documentary, simply titled "Hurley," began in 2014 when Haywood's autobiography was in the works. Directed by Derek Dodge, with...

  • 'Formula 1: Drive to Survive' trailer
    "Formula 1: Drive to Survive" premiers on Netflix March 8

    Formula One fans will be treated to a new docuseries this March called "Formula 1: Drive to Survive." The series is a Netflix-exclusive and premieres about a week before the kick off of the 2019 season. In F1's announcement on Wednesday, the league said to expect 10 episodes that dive not only into...

  • "I Am Paul Walker" documentary

    Five years after the passing of "Fast and Furious" star Paul Walker, Virgil Films announced the release of a longer version of its "I Am Paul Walker" documentary on Friday to honor his life and achievements. The documentary first aired on the Paramount Network this past August, but the documentary released on Friday runs 30 minutes longer than the version previously broadcast. It's available for purchase and rental via on-demand services such as iTunes and Amazon. The company will issue a DVD for purchase on Dec. 4. The film takes a never-before-seen look at Walker's life and his love for...

  • Audi RSQ e-tron concept in "Spies In Disguise"
    Audi RSQ e-tron concept serves as star car for "Spies In Disguise"

    Audi's latest concept won't be found under bright lights on an auto show floor. Instead, it's headed to the silver screen in animated form. The German brand revealed the RSQ e-tron electric supercar concept on Thursday and said that it will serve as the star car in the upcoming animated film "Spies...

  • The start — actual photo (left) and animated movie version
    Animated film examines 1955 Le Mans tragedy

    Think for a moment about how many children were turned on to automotive culture by Pixar’s movie "Cars", and then by that film’s successors. Might graphic novels and animated films be the way we educate our grandchildren and future generations to the lifestyle we so enjoy as car...

  • Bruce McLaren in "McLaren" documentary
    Screen the "McLaren" documentary on-demand starting August 25

    Everyone knows the McLaren name as it pertains to the legendary Formula One constructor and now supercar maker, but the story of founder Bruce McLaren's humble beginnings may not be as well known. After screening in small pockets across the country, the "McLaren" documentary will be available to...

  • Fast and Furious
    Michelle Rodriguez threatens to leave "Fast and Furious" franchise over sexism

    Michelle Rodriguez is largely known for her badass, right-hand woman character to Vin Diesel's Dominic Toretto in the "Fast and Furious" franchise. Rodriguez's Letty has been a part of nearly every iteration of the franchise, but not all is well inside the Fast family. Rodriguez took to Instagram...

  • TRON Legacy Light Cycle
    Light Up The Streets: TRON Light Cycles Now For Sale

    One of Winter's most anticipated films was TRON Legacy, the follow-up to 1980s science-fiction film TRON. In the original, a hacker played by Jeff Bridges gets absorbed into a perilous virtual world and in Legacy, his son falls to the same fate. For tech fans the plot is really just a sideline to...

  • Aston Martin Rapide: True Power Should Be Shared

    We now have the second installment of the new Aston Martin Rapide ‘True Power Should Be Shared’ mini-film series, with even more driving footage and strange plotlines to absorb. Of course, like so many car promos, the story is always going to be second to actual footage of the car, and in this one we get plenty to delight both the eyes and the ears. Enjoy the clip below and then check out our Rapide first drive report for our own impressions of the new luxury four-door from Aston Martin. If you missed our previous report on the first installment of the Rapide mini-film, click...

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