Built For Speed, Playlist, Friday 1st June 2012

BUILT FOR SPEED, PLAYLIST, FRIDAY 1ST JUNE 2012 DIAMOND NIGHTS – Destination diamonds BLACK FRIDAY – Venus Baby. (Aus) THE AFFECTED – Zilche. (Aus) BOYS NEXT DOOR – The Nightwatchmen.(Aus) PAPA VS PRETTY – One of the animals.(Aus) ALEXANDER EBERT – True. KISS – Rock’n’roll all night. QUEEN – Don’t stop me now. LED ZEPPELIN – Rock’n’roll. THE RAMONES –

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Film review: GET THE GRINGO, from Built For Speed

Get the Gringo is meant to be Mel Gibson’s post-rant comeback film (the Jodie Foster-directed The Beaver was made pre-rant) but this very violent moderately entertaining prison drama is not going to see him welcomed back with open arms by the cinema going public. Get the Gringo is odd by most standards but familiar territory for Gibson.  As in 1999’s

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Film review: BEL AMI from Built For Speed

In Bel Ami, Twilight star Robert Pattinson plays a poverty-stricken young man who attempts to climb the social ladder and secure wealth and political power by shagging his way through 1890’s Parisienne high society.  As a toy boy for wealthy women who include Uma Thurman, Christina Ricci and Kristin Scott Thomas, Pattinson begins to worm his way into the ranks

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Film review: THE INNKEEPERS from Built For Speed.

Set in a haunted hotel, the highly enjoyable low-budget horror flick The Innkeepers plays like a film student’s homage to The Shining.  There’s nothing revelatory or unique about this film, it’s all spooky, whispering voices and people unwisely going down to the basement to look for ghosties.  Still, there are some very tense moments aided by excellent eerie sound effects

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