What’s on Built for Speed: Friday 21st October 2011

This week on Built for Speed we review the latest Aussie cinematic hopeful The Cup.  We also take a look at the latest film for 90’s icon Kevin Smith, Red State. Speaking of 90’s icons, our classic album this month is Blur’s Park Life.  We also have plenty of info on upcoming gigs and which shows on TV you should be watching. 

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THE PURPLE HAZE ARCHIVE presents ANDY SCOTT of the SWEET Podcast

  In this Purple Haze Archive Podcast Nick Black chats with lead guitarist of The Sweet, Andy Scott. Andy discusses his early beginnings in Wales, to being in one of the biggest rock bands in the world back in the 70s, & right up to the present day. Sweet Official Website: http://thesweet.com/ Purple Haze is sponsored by Classic Cars with Character

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Nu Musik from the MUSIC DIRECTOR wednesday morning

What a collection this week , the very cool RYAN ADAMS , Coldplay’s new Long player . jazz from Wynton marsalis , lady gaga fresh from entertaing Bill clinton , Pitbull joins forces with QWOTE for a dance smash , peter Gabriel with a 46 piece orchestra , Chili peppers , Washington has a couple of new tracks as well

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Film review: FOOTLOOSE from Built for Speed

With its remake of 80’s teen flick Footloose, Hollywood continues to plunder the riches of Gen X nostalgia and Gen Y’s love of ironic retro cool.  The original 1984 film launched Kevin Bacon to stardom as a romantic lead only to see him subsequently playing sleazeballs and paedophiles. Careful not to tinker with a previously successful formula, the filmmakers have created

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Film review: THE THING from Built for Speed

Exploding in a fountain of gore at a cinema near you is the third version of sci fi horror classic The Thing.  This version, directed by Matthijs Heijningen and starring Mary Elizabeth Winstead and Joel Edgerton is actually a prequel to the 1982 John Carpenter film. Without dropping spoilers, fans of the ’82 film will be pleased to know that

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