Film review: PERSONAL SHOPPER, by Nick Gardener from ‘Built For Speed’

With his latest film, Personal Shopper writer/director Olivier Assayas uses the supernatural horror medium as a way of externalising his lead character’s anxieties. This makes for an occasionally perplexing film but also an intriguing and genuinely spooky one. Kristen Stewart is Maureen, the eponymous shopper who works as a personal assistant to famous French fashion designer, Kyra (Nora von Waldstätten).

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Film review: UNDERWORLD: BLOOD WARS, from ‘Built For Speed’

Believe it or not there’s another Underworld film about to hit our cinemas.  Audiences would be forgiven for thinking these outrageously silly, borderline unwatchable S and M vampire fantasies had been consigned to the Golden Raspberry hall of fame but apparently there’s enough fan interest to warrant a fifth film in this ‘vampires versus werewolves’ saga, namely Underworld: Blood Wars.

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Film review: ANNABELLE, from Built For Speed

In the last decade a few films have used a distinctive approach to re-invigorate what was an ailing supernatural horror genre.  Paranormal Activity whipped up some decent scares with nerve jangling use of the found footage aesthetic while Aussie director James Wan’s box office hit The Conjuring effectively employed a no-frills 1970’s film making style as well as a respectful

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