Film review: SELMA, from ‘Built For Speed’

The title of the film Selma refers to the Alabama town in which Martin Luther King Jr organised marches to protest the obstruction of voting rights for black Americans in the south. As anyone familiar with recent American history will recall, one of these protests turned hideously violent when state troopers, police under the command of Sheriff Jim Clark and

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Film review: THE BUTLER, from Built For Speed

The Butler recounts the life-story of Cecil Gains (Forest Whitaker), a character based on a man named Eugene Allen, who worked as a White House butler from the late 1950’s until the late 1980’s. Cecil is not only a butler but occasional confidante to Eisenhower, JFK, Johnson, Nixon and Reagan; the film conspicuously leap-frogs over the Ford and Carter administrations.

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Built For Speed, Playlist, Friday 15th March 2013

BUILT FOR SPEED, PLAYLIST, 15th MARCH 2013 1.     FRANZ FERDINAND – Cheating on you. 2.     LIVING EYES – Oh Yeah (Aus). 3.     ADAM ECKERSLEY BAND – Should have known better. (Aus) 4.     INSTITUTE POLAIRE – We can’t wait no more. (Aus) 5.     HUSKER DU – Don’t want to know if you’re lonely. 6.     NEIL YOUNG – The needle and the

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