What’s on Built For Speed, Friday 11th May 2012

This week on Built For Speed we pay tribute to the music of the Beastie Boys’ Adam Yauch he who sadly died on Friday of last week.  We’ll have a selection of Beasties tracks including the band’s complex, pop-culture referencing hip-hop and their forays into hardcore punk.  Also, this week, 40 years ago The Rolling Stones released Exile on Main Street

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Film review: THE LADY from Built For Speed

The Lady is the non-descript title for the biopic of Burmese political leader Aung San Suu Kyi. Apart from a prologue set in 1962 when her Father, Burmese President Aung San, was killed in a military coup, the film focuses on the period from 1988-1999 during which she made the unusual transition from British housewife to Ghandi-like peace activist in

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Film review: CAFE DE FLORE from Built for Speed

Those whose heads are still smarting from the brain twisting weirdness of Tree of Life better stock up on Panadol for new time-hopping French Canadian drama Café de Flore. What seems like a fairly straightforward tale of marriage breakdown between a successful DJ, Antoine (musician Kevin Parent) and wife Carole (Helene Florent) becomes increasingly strange as the story jumps back

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