Film review: ‘DUMB MONEY’ by Nick Gardener from ‘Built For Speed’

Through films like Air, Blackberry and now Dumb Money, an intriguing sub-genre has recently emerged in cinema: the maverick entrepreneur capitalist film. Through their depiction of quirky yet highly driven individuals, these movies both critique and celebrate the American obsession with the market and the pursuit of business success. The latest addition to this sub-genre, the fascinating, funny, cheekily inspiring,

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Film review: ‘KILLERS OF THE FLOWER MOON’ by Nick Gardener from ‘Built For Speed’

Martin Scorsese has largely built his reputation and ravenous following as a filmmaker on contemporary stories of misfits seeking redemption and Italian American gangsters.  Frequently, though, he’s stepped away from that milieu to explore historical subjects and biopics in films like The Age of Innocence, Gangs of New York and The Aviator.  He hasn’t ventured into the western genre but

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