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

Based on the combined biographies of author Nic Sheff and his father David, Beautiful Boy potently depicts Nick’s descent into methamphetamine addiction. Rising star Timothee Chalamet (Call Me By Your Name, Ladybird) plays Nic, an intelligent aspiring writer who, as a teenager, is still trying to come to terms with his father David’s (Steve Carell) break-up with his mother Vicki

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Film review: ‘KODACHROME’, by Nick Gardener from ‘Built for Speed’

The road trip drama has long been a convenient cinematic device for forcing warring family members to cohabit and thrash out their issues while imbibing the attractive landscapes through which they travel. The low-key, low-budget film Kodachrome is a familiar road trip redemption story but one that benefits from better-than-average performances. Jason Sudeikis stars as arrogant and once successful record

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Film review: ‘HEREDITARY’, by Nick Gardener from ‘Built for Speed’

Creepy, slow-burn supernatural horror film Hereditary is one of the more stylish additions to the genre of recent times and announces an impressive new filmmaking talent in writer/ director Ari Aster who makes his feature debut here. Hereditary sees the Graham family: Annie (Toni Collette), Stephen (Gabriel Byrne), late-teen son Peter (Alex Wolff) and 13-year-old daughter Charlie (Milly Shapiro) slowly

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