Film review: FOOTLOOSE from Built for Speed

With its remake of 80’s teen flick Footloose, Hollywood continues to plunder the riches of Gen X nostalgia and Gen Y’s love of ironic retro cool.  The original 1984 film launched Kevin Bacon to stardom as a romantic lead only to see him subsequently playing sleazeballs and paedophiles. Careful not to tinker with a previously successful formula, the filmmakers have created

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What’s on Built for Speed: Friday 14th October 2011

This week on Built for Speed it’s back to the 80’s, well not quite.  We review two remakes of iconic 80’s movies: Footloose and The Thing. There’s also new music from Wilco from their epic album The Whole Love, Royal Headache and Urge Overkill.  Desperate to know which gigs to see in the upcoming week? Don’t worry we’ll tell you what’s out there. 

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