Friday movie roundup – May 9

Here’s the “Speed Racer” review!

Here’s the “What Happens in Vegas” review (at!

I watched them both Thursday night — “Vegas” at 7 p.m., “Speed” at midnight — and now I am tired. “Speed Racer” screened earlier in the week, when I was in New York, and maybe you’re thinking, “Couldn’t Eric have found out where the NYC press screening was and seen it there?” And I thought the same thing. But as it turns out, getting your local publicists to find out information from their NYC counterparts is difficult, especially when your local publicists don’t even try. (At least, you assume they didn’t even try, since they ignored your follow-up e-mails.) But again, I’m tired now. Goodnight!

Sign up for the “In the Dark” e-zine here.
Listen to this week’s podcast version here.
Subscribe to the podcast’s feed with this URL.