Film review: ‘WRONG TURN’ by Nick Gardener from ‘Built For Speed’

Slasher film Wrong Turn is a little like a cinematic Frankenstein’s monster, stitched together from bits of other films.  There’s the backwoods inbred redneck menace of The Hills Have Eyes and Deliverance (minus the pig squealing), the ‘forest as a threatening alternate world’ horror of The Blair Witch Project and the kidnapping nightmare of Wolf Creek.  Derivative as it is,

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Film review: ‘EARWIG AND THE WITCH’ by Nick Gardener from ‘Built For Speed’

Six years after what was believed to be beloved Japanese filmmaker Studio Ghibli’s swansong, the wonderful When Marnie Was There, comes a new offering, Earwig and The Witch.  While at times evoking a number of the studio’s classics, this meandering film is unlikely to satiate the cravings of Ghibli obsessives who have desperately awaited the studio’s return to production. What

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