Film review: ‘THE DROVER’S WIFE: THE LEGEND OF MOLLY JOHNSON’ by Nick Gardener from ‘Built For Speed’

The new Australian film The Drover’s Wife: The Legend of Molly Johnson is very loosely based on a Henry Lawson short story from 1892.  Those seeing this film with a vague recollection of the original story, who may be expecting a quaint Australian folktale, are in for a shock… but a necessary one. This revisionist Australian western, which explores issues

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Film review: ‘OPERATION MINCEMEAT’ by Nick Gardener from ‘Built For Speed’

British drama Operation Mincemeat is the fascinating story of possibly the most remarkable act of espionage and deception in the Second World War. In 1943, the Allied forces were looking to invade Europe through what Churchill had called its ‘soft underbelly’ in Sicily. Unfortunately, Hitler was well aware that the Italian island was a likely avenue of attack. Consequently, an

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What’s on ‘Built For Speed’, Friday 22nd April 2022

This week on ‘Built For Speed’ we’ll let you know what happens when you combine Sandra Bullock, Channing Tatum and Daniel Radcliffe in one film as we review adventure comedy ‘The Lost City’.  We’ll also tell you about some of the films on offer at the Moro Spanish Film Festival which opened last night.  There’ll be a feast of music

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