Film review: ‘The Hummingbird Project’ by Nick Gardener from ‘Built For Speed’

Exploring America’s destructive uber capitalism has been a frequent movie topic since Wall Street and particularly in the last few years in the wake of the GFC with films like The Big Short. The Hummingbird Project explores a high-stakes, corporate gamble and even though the film revolves around an infrastructure project it’s a surprisingly compelling, if at times irritating corporate

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Film review: BATMAN VS SUPERMAN: DAWN OF JUSTICE, from ‘Built For Speed’

With its cosmic collision of (arguably) popular culture’s biggest superheroes Batman vs Superman: Dawn of Justice was supposed to be the ultimate nerdgasm, Star Wars notwithstanding. The internet frenzy preceding Dawn of Justice has been as intense as that leading up to The Force Awakens. The result, however, is an oddly uninvolving movie that succeeds neither as a Batman nor

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Film review: NOW YOU SEE ME, from Built For Speed

Star-packed crime caper film Now You See Me plunges us into the world of glitzy, big-budget magic shows normally occupied by the likes of David Copperfield and Siegfried and Roy. In a fun but extremely far-fetched storyline, four famed magicians J. Daniel Atlas (Jesse Eisenberg), Henley Leeves (Isla Fisher), Merrit McKinney (Woody Harrelson) and Jack Wilder (Dave Franco) are recruited

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