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Built for Speed  // Posts tagged as "Built for Speed"

What’s on ‘Built For Speed’, Friday 1st December 2017

So many of our most prized film memories involve the use of music and this week ‘Built For Speed’ plays a selection of the songs and themes that have provided some of favourite movie (and maybe the odd TV) moments.  Also, on the movie front, we’ll take a look at the very British biopic/ drama ‘Goodbye […]

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What’s on ‘Built For Speed’, Friday 17th November 2017

This week on ‘Built For Speed’ we review the latest adaptation of Agatha Christie’s ‘Murder on the Orient Express’ a film directed by and starring Kenneth Branagh.  On a slightly different note we take a look at the career of rambunctious mixed martial artist superstar Conor McGregor in ‘Notorious: Conor McGregor’.  There’ll be plenty of fine […]

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What’s on ‘Built For Speed’, Friday 10th November 2017

It’s a packed show on ‘Built For Speed’ this week as CJ reviews the Midnight Oil gig from Monday night and we discuss Oscar winner Katherine Bigelow’s controversial new film ‘Detroit’ and we take a look at the latest offering from ‘Wolf Creek’ director Greg Mclean, ‘Jungle’.  There’ll be a feast of fine music with classic tunes from […]

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

Maudie, which is based on the life of Canadian folk artist Maude Lewis has Oscar written all over it. A moving but often mawkish story of someone battling against the odds, it’s exactly the sort of film the academy rewards. In lead Sally Hawkins case, however, that honour would be deserved. Sallie Hawkins plays Maude […]

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

American Made is the bonkers true story of the man allegedly at the centre of the biggest drug and weapons trafficking operations in the US in the 80’s, TWA pilot Barry Seal (Tom Cruise). According to the film, Seal was busted for importing Cuban cigars into the US by a creepy CIA spook (Domnhall Gleeson) […]

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