Film review: ‘A HIDDEN LIFE’ by Nick Gardener from ‘Built For Speed’

Terence Mallick’s films can be difficult beasts. Long, visually sumptuous and often involving meditations on the place of humans in the natural environment and the cosmos, they are wondrous and mesmerising for some, painfully dull and pretentious for others. His latest film, the three-hour World War Two drama, A Hidden Life will probably only serve to divide those camps further.

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Film review: ‘DARK WATERS’ by Nick Gardener from ‘Built For Speed’

Based on real events, legal drama Dark Waters starring Mark Ruffalo, Anne Hathaway and Tim Robbins is a potent and vital (if occasionally clichéd) David and Goliath story that resonates with today’s ever-increasing concerns about the liveability of our environment. The film exposes some of the sinister chemicals that fill the modern world and the powerful corporate forces that put

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