Film review ‘BE NATURAL: THE UNTOLD STORY OF ALICE GUY BLACHE’ by Nick Gardener from ‘Built For Speed’

Be Natural: The Untold Story of Alice Guy Blache is the remarkable story of French/ Chilean and later American, Alice Guy Blache, possibly the first female film director, producer and film company owner. She was there at cinema’s conception in 1895 with the Lumiere Brothers and Thomas Edison and according to this documentary was more prolific than all of them.

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What’s on ‘Built For Speed’ Friday 2nd August 2019

This week on ‘Built For Speed’ we take a look at two films on opposite ends of the movie spectrum: muscle flexing, action high jinks in ‘Fast and Furious Presents: Hobbs and Shaw’ and a historical documentary about a pioneering female filmmaker in ‘Be Natural: The Untold Story of Alice Guy Blache’.  We’ll also tell you all about the Alvvays

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Film review: MUSEUM ALIVE 3D (IMAX), from ‘Built For Speed’

Sir David Attenborough’s Museum Alive 3D is like a documentary response to the Night At The Museum films. Here, the esteemed naturalist and TV documentary legend hides out in the London Museum of Natural History after the doors have closed and commentates as various exhibits come to life. Through these living exhibits, Sir David provides fascinating insights into the types

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Film review: GIMME DANGER, from ‘Built For Speed’

Gimme Danger is Jim Jarmusch’s sensational documentary about the real godfathers of punk The Stooges. With Iggy pop’s distinctive voice infusing the film as a simultaneous interviewee and narrator, Gimme Danger reveals the band’s tumultuous birth in late 60’s Detroit, their flirtation with stardom in the early 70’s, their battles with critical and record company indifference and their descent into

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