Film review: ‘Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald’, by Nick Gardener from ‘Built For Speed’

Following the utterly enchanting Harry Potter film adaptations, the purported prequel, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, which focused on Ministry of Magic Zoologist and beast wrangler Newt Scamander (Eddie Redmayne) was a disappointment. With a meandering plot, over-use of cgi and characters who ranged from unengaging to outright annoying, the film was confusing and dull. The sequel Fantastic Beasts:

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Film review: PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN: DEAD MEN TELL NO TALES, by Nick Gardener from ‘Built For Speed’

Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales is yet another lumbering, plotless farce in what has to be one of the most undeservedly successful franchises in cinema history – first film excepted. These Pirate films should be rollicking campy adventures but they’re so waterlogged with cgi and so incoherently plotted that they lack both sense and charm. Also,

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