Microsoft came through with its promise to put the Release Candidate of MVC out by the end of January. They barely made their promise, but the new version is out and ready to go. You can check out Scott Guthrie's great overview of the ASP.NET MVC Release Candidate 1. Phil Haack has posted his review of the release as well.
There was a bug that Phil discusses that was found after the release with the head section of a web page. This issue should be corrected soon.
There are some great videos and tutorial on the ASP.NET MVC website that will help you get started using the MVC project type in Visual Studio.
Here are some of the great tutorials from the MVC website: