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

In 2016, director Steven Soderbergh announced he was taking a break from filmmaking to concentrate on other projects. Thankfully, this intriguing, idiosyncratic auteur has returned to the big screen for the subdued but quirkily charming hillbilly heist comedy/ drama Logan Lucky. Set in an economically depressed part of West Virginia the film sees recently sacked construction worker and former high

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Film review: PATERSON, from ‘Built For Speed’

Jim Jarmusch’s subtly perplexing films have been a feature of the American arthouse landscape for more than 30 years.  Often refusing to adhere to conventional narratives or to bring apparent plot threads to satisfying conclusions, Jarmusch’s films have always been an acquired taste. This is once again the case with his latest film, Paterson which stars Adam Driver as the

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Film review: MIDNIGHT SPECIAL, from ‘Built For Speed’

Midnight Special, the latest film from Mud and Take Shelter director Jeff Nichols concerns a young boy with what appears to be psychic powers. While watching this film audience members will feel like they have psychic powers due to the strange sensation they will experience of having seen much of this film before. To reveal which films Midnight Special resembles

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Film review: WHILE WE’RE YOUNG, from ‘Built For Speed’

Greenberg and Frances Ha director Noah Baumbach’s latest film While We’re Young is an insightful, sporadically funny comedy/drama about artistic integrity, the disappointments of middle age and the cultural clash between Generations X and Y. Oddly this film has been sold as a light relationship comedy but it’s a more substantial film than that. Ben Stiller and Naomi Watts star

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