Watch a Trailer for 'Rush' Set to Paula Abdul's 'Rush, Rush'

By JJ Duncan on
(From Universal)It was only a matter of time before someone mashed up Paula Abdul's romantical 1991 single "Rush, Rush" with Ron Howard's racecar drama Rush. The result finds Chris Hemsworth and Daniel Bruhl looking forlornly at each other near racecars, tires, trophies and other racing paraphernalia, telling the story (with their eyes) of a love that cannot be. It works surprisingly well! H/t to Dino-Ray Ramos of The Finer Dandy for putting this together.Read Full Story

What's New in Theaters: September 27, 2013

By Joe Robberson on
(L-R) Chris Hemsworth and Daniel Brühl in Rush. Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Scarlett Johansson in Don Jon. (Photos by Universal | Relativity Media)Don JonDirected by Joseph Gordon-LevittStarring: Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Scarlett Johansson, Julianne Moore, Glenne Headly, Tony Danza, Brie Larson, Rob BrownGordon-Levitt's baby—he writes, directs, and stars—is the story of a womanizing New Jersey guido who prefers porn to the real thing. Light-hearted and very funny at times, Don Jon boasts a great...Read Full Story

Zimbio Review - Truly Fast & Furious, 'Rush' Puts Other Racing Movies to Shame

By Joe Robberson on
(L-R) Chris Hemsworth and Daniel Brühl in Rush. (Universal)Long story short: Rush features dazzling stunt work but it's the human story behind the drivers that makes it worth seeing.Rush will remind you of: Senna, Days of Thunder, Rocky, L.A. Confidential, Midnight RunReview: Ron Howard's penchant for straightforward narrative and beautiful action sequences lends itself perfectly to his latest film, Rush. It's the combustible tale of the great rivalry between Formula One racers James Hunt and...Read Full Story

Watch: Jimmy Fallon & Chris Hemsworth Race the Tiniest of Go-Karts

By Darrick Thomas on
Chris Hemsworth may play a Formula 1 race car driver in his new movie Rush, but does he actually have the real-life skills to survive a death-defying high-speed race? That's what Jimmy Fallon wanted to find out when Hemsworth showed up to promote the film on Late Night. Only, since a television studio doesn't really lend itself to an F1 showdown, they had to improvise. Bring on the miniature go-karts!Read Full Story

How Chris Hemsworth Lost 30 Pounds of Muscle After Playing Thor

By Deena Bustillo on
Marvel, UniversalRight after packing the brawn to play Thor again, Chris Hemsworth was courted for a movie about a Formula One driver. But there was just one problem: about 30 pounds of muscle. “He had the right look, assuming he could lose the weight,” said Rush's director Ron Howard (via EW). “Chris said, ‘Thor can’t even get in an F1 car — but I will be able to.’”So Hemsworth was then tasked with shrinking down enough for the role of race car driver James Hunt, which was no easy feat. “I...Read Full Story