Film review ‘FAST AND FURIOUS: HOBBS AND SHAW’ by Nick Gardener from ‘Built For Speed’

As if eight inexplicably popular movies, in the mind-numbing Fast and Furious franchise weren’t enough, the series, like a mutant beast, has sprouted another limb in the form of the ludicrous but not particularly fun spinoff, Hobbs and Shaw. This film is as punishingly loud, soulless, chaotic and utterly preposterous as previous instalments in the franchise, even though it moves

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Film review: SAN ANDREAS, from ‘Built For Speed’

San Andreas is an old school disaster movie cliché fest. It’s basically a remake of the questionable 1974 film Earthquake just with better effects, less interesting characters and few nods to recent real life disasters such as 911, Hurricane Katrina and the Fukushima earthquake. Set in California the film plays on the well-established fear that the San Andreas Fault, which

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Film review: FAST AND FURIOUS 7, from ‘Built For Speed’

The Fast and the Furious films have always been ludicrous but the latest instalment Furious 7 is as implausible and ridiculous as a Michael Bay film. Never have so many bad guys with machine guns shot so inaccurately, never have so many people survived savage beatings, back-breaking falls, missile attacks and car wrecks that would pulverise a normal human being.

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