Film review: ‘BROTHERS’ NEST’ by Nick Gardener from ‘Built For Speed’

Brothers’ Nest is the latest collaboration between brothers Shane and Clayton Jacobson, the pairing that brought us the breakthrough Aussie hit Kenny.  Brothers’ Nest, a Cohen Brothers-esque murder drama infused with family resentment and a touch of Hitchcockian creepiness is, however, a very different beast to Kenny. Shane and Clayton play Terry and Jeff, two middle-aged brothers who have decided

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Film review: ‘SICARIO: DAY OF THE SOLDADO’ by Nick Gardener from ‘Built For Speed’

On-screen text at the beginning of Sicario: Day of the Soldado, the sequel to the much lauded 2015 drug-crime drama Sicario, delivers what seems to be a disturbingly ‘conservative’ message about people smuggling across the Mexican-US border, much like the sort of statement we might expect from a certain oddly-coiffured world leader. It appears that this film may have shelved

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Film review: VICTORIA, from ‘Built For Speed’

Although it boasts the novelty of having been shot in one continuous take, low-budget German movie Victoria thankfully manages to be a complete film rather than an indulgent experiment. With its unusual ebb and flow of tension and manic action, Victoria intrigues, unnerves and excites in equal measure. The title character (Laia Costa) is a young Spanish woman who lives

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