What’s on ‘Built For Speed’ Friday 11th October 2019

This week on ‘Built For Speed’ we review the most talked about movie release of the year, ‘Joker’.  Continuing the theme of controversial cinema we’ll review Australian medicinal cannabis documentary ‘Green Light’.  There’ll be plenty of great tunes for you with new Aussie and overseas tracks, classic rock and indie rock favourites from across the decades.  Don’t forget our comprehensive

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Film review: ‘PALM BEACH’ by Nick Gardener from ‘Built For Speed’

Palm Beach, the new Aussie relationship drama from director Rachel Ward, builds its story around a very familiar template: A group of older middle-aged, upper middle-class friends come together for a weekend where amiable socialising gives way to people venting hidden resentments, revealing past infidelities and lamenting personal disappointments. At the screening, star Bryan brown said the story was inspired

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Film review: ‘DANGER CLOSE: THE BATTLE OF LONG TAN’ by Nick Gardener from ‘Built For Speed’

For the first 15 minutes, Kriv Stenders’ Vietnam war drama Danger Close: The Battle of Long Tan seems like a clunky attempt at an Aussie Platoon. We’re introduced to some painfully familiar characters: the intense, bullying veteran soldier, the wide-eyed innocent young grunts, the cocky guys playing cards and guzzling whisky and the pompous, uncaring commanding officer. Quickly, though, this

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