Film review: ‘THE INVISIBLE MAN’, by Nick Gardener from ‘Built For Speed’

In his tense, creepy, if at times predictable interpretation of HG Wells’ The Invisible Man, Aussie writer/ director Leigh Whannell has turned the story into family violence nightmare that echoes films like Sleeping With The Enemy and Gaslight. Elizabeth Moss plays Cecilia, the victim of controlling and manipulative husband, Adrian (Oliver Jackson-Cohen) who keeps her a virtual prisoner jn his

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Film review: ‘THE CALL OF THE WILD’, by Nick Gardener from ‘Built For Speed’

Jack London’s beloved novel The Call of the Wild has been adapted for the screen numerous times including the 1972 version starring Chuck Heston. The story always seemed perfect material for one of those Wonderful World of Disney Sunday Night specials. Now, with the latest cinema incarnation starring Harrison Ford, this tale of the touching relationship between man and dog

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Film review: ‘EMMA’, by Nick Gardener from ‘Built For Speed’

Jane Austen’s comedy of manners, Emma set the template for today’s romantic comedy/dramas and even inspired teen films like Clueless. The latest cinema adaptation of Austen’s much-loved 1815 novel, starring Anna Taylor-Joy, Johnny Flynn and Bill Nighy, is an enjoyably spirited romp that again reveals why Emma is such an enduring story. Emma Woodhouse is introduced as ‘handsome, clever and

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