What’s on Built For Speed, Friday 30th August 2013

This week on Built for Speed we take a look a host of current release films including Neil Blomkamp’s follow-up to District 9, the socially conscious sci-fi actioner Elysium, outrageous comedy We’re the Millers and Woody Allen-influenced quirkfest Frances Ha.  There’s also plenty of new release music and older tracks including a classic from Michael Jackson who would have celebrated

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Film review: ELYSIUM, from Built For Speed

South African director Neill Blomkamp burst onto cinema screens in 2009 with his superb debut film District 9.  That film intelligently mixed sci-fi spectacle with biting humour, Kafkaesque themes of identity loss and potent social commentary about poverty, the plight of refugees and socio-economic and racial divisions in South Africa.  District 9 was always going to be a tough act

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