Film review: ‘THE INVISIBLE MAN’, by Nick Gardener from ‘Built For Speed’

In his tense, creepy, if at times predictable interpretation of HG Wells’ The Invisible Man, Aussie writer/ director Leigh Whannell has turned the story into family violence nightmare that echoes films like Sleeping With The Enemy and Gaslight. Elizabeth Moss plays Cecilia, the victim of controlling and manipulative husband, Adrian (Oliver Jackson-Cohen) who keeps her a virtual prisoner jn his

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Film review: ‘THE CALL OF THE WILD’, by Nick Gardener from ‘Built For Speed’

Jack London’s beloved novel The Call of the Wild has been adapted for the screen numerous times including the 1972 version starring Chuck Heston. The story always seemed perfect material for one of those Wonderful World of Disney Sunday Night specials. Now, with the latest cinema incarnation starring Harrison Ford, this tale of the touching relationship between man and dog

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Film review: ‘COLOUR OUT OF SPACE’ by Nick Gardener from ‘Built For Speed’

Colour Out of Space crosses two film genres, the b-grade horror movie and the Nicolas Cage going nuts movie. Consequently, the film, while technically well-made, will have mostly cult interest and may leave general moviegoers scratching their noggins. Set in the present day but based on a 1927 short story by that pervasive sci-fi horror influence, author HP Lovecraft, Colour

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