Film review: LOVING, from ‘Built For Speed’

Loving from Take Shelter and Midnight Special writer/ director Jeff Nichols dramatises the true story of married couple Richard and Mildred Loving, who as a white man and an African American woman, in early 1960’s, Virginia were forced to battle racist attitudes and laws that threatened to destroy their relationship. Marrying out of state in Washington DC they were confronted

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Film review: MIDNIGHT SPECIAL, from ‘Built For Speed’

Midnight Special, the latest film from Mud and Take Shelter director Jeff Nichols concerns a young boy with what appears to be psychic powers. While watching this film audience members will feel like they have psychic powers due to the strange sensation they will experience of having seen much of this film before. To reveal which films Midnight Special resembles

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Film review: BLACK MASS, from ‘Built For Speed’

Black Mass dramatises the rein of crime boss James ‘Whitey’ bulger who ruled South Boston from the mid-70’s until the 1990’s. His story is told largely through flashbacks as Bulger’s (Johnny Depp) former associates spill the beans on his disturbing life of crime. The film reveals Bulger’s involvement in multiple murders including brutal vengeance on those he suspected of betraying

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Film review: EXODUS: GODS AND KINGS, from Built For Speed

Exodus: Gods and Kings sounds disturbingly like the title of a violent video game and some people may feel this is what they have experienced after seeing Ridley Scott’s cgi-heavy take on the story of Moses. The obvious point of comparison for this film is Cecil De Mille’s 1956 biblical epic The Ten Commandments and like that film Exodus: Gods

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