Built For Speed: Top 5 Favourite TV comedies

On Built For Speed we enjoy a self-indulgent list so recently we listed our favourite TV comedies. Below are Nick’s top five. 1. CURB YOUR ENTHUSIASM (2000 – present) Curb Your Enthusiasm depicts the semi-fictionalised daily life of Seinfeld co-creator Larry David. Like all great comic characters Larry is utterly contemptible but also sympathetic. Despite having enormous wealth and success

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What’s on Built For Speed: Fri 1st July 2011

With the 4th of July approaching, Built For Speed plays all American music.  We look at some of our favourite US artists, those who celebrate the country and those who critique it including #REM, #BobDylan, #PublicEnemy and #TheReplacements. With school holidays descending upon us we review blockbuster film release #Transformers: Dark of the moon and just for something different, an Australian film,

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Film review – BRIDESMAIDS. From Built for Speed

Like weddings themselves, wedding movies are big business and the latest wedding-related flick Bridesmaids has already made a bundle in US.  The buzz preceding this film was that it took the wedding flick and gave it a raunchy makeover in the vein of The Hangover but this time with women acting disgracefully.  While the film has its gross-out moments it’s nowhere

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What’s on Built for Speed: Fri 24/6/11

This week on Built for Speed we put years of slothful TV watching to good use as we present our totally unbiased guide to the greatest  TV comedies of all time.  In keeping with the comedy theme we also review the smash hit movie Bridesmaids.  There’s also plenty of new music including The Beastie Boys and The Dears and  a selection of Built for Speed fave

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Film review: GET LOW. On Built for Speed

Is it possible to go wrong with a cast that includes Robert Duval, Bill Murray and Sissy Spacek?  No! Well, at least not on the evidence of the small but charming American gothic fable Get Low.  Filled with wry humour and understated yet piercing emotion, this is one of the year’s hidden gems. Duval plays the scruffy, bearded and allegedly

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