Film review: ‘ROMA’ by Nick Gardener from ‘Built For Speed”

Mexican director and cinematographer Alfonso Cuaron is renowned for his startling looking films such as Children of Men and Gravity not forgetting his superb contribution to the Harry Potter franchise, The Prisoner of Azkaban. In his latest film, the remarkable and apparently semi-autobiographical, Roma he turns his astonishing aesthetic talents to both his home country of Mexico and what appears

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Film review: ‘BREATH’, by Nick Gardener from ‘Built For Speed’

For those like Liz Lemon in 30 Rock who are wondering what happened to the Mentalist, Simon Baker, he’s now directing films. His debut feature is an adaptation of Tim Winton’s novel Breath.   This slow-burn teen rites-of-passage story, partial biopic and surfing film has some impressive moments but never quite jells as a coherent or compelling drama. Samson Coulter, in

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