Tag Archives: racer

June 21, 2017

Go, Speed Racer, Go!

By Dom Cioffi

I was driving through town the other day when my son erupted from the backseat, “Dad, look, it’s a Porsche!”

I glanced over to the opposite side of the road just quick enough to catch a bright red sports car rip through…

April 12, 2017

Ski movies: “Downhill Racer” (1969)

By Brett Yates

Editor’s note: The following is the first in a short series of reviews of mostly older films whose narratives prominently feature skiing and ski resorts.

The opening shot of “Downhill Racer,” the 1969 Alpine drama starring Robert Redford, initially registers as an…