Film review: TREE OF LIFE, from Built For Speed

Is Tree of Life a deeply profound statement of man’s relationship with God, the natural world and death or is it just an annoyingly pretentious load of cobblers? Such will be the heated debate following every screening of Terence Malick’s befuddling epic. This is the notoriously non-prolific Malick’s first film in six years and it certainly exudes the writer/ director’s phenomenal and

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What’s on Built For Speed 8th July 2011

This week Built For Speed reviews director Terrence Malick’s latest brain boggling epic #TreeofLife and classical music drama #Mozart’sSister. There’s also new music from Gillian Welch and the Beastie Boys as well as a feast of hard rockin’ tracks. We’ll also look at what’s happening on TV for the week and gigs for this weekend.  Check out Built For Speed,

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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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