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: 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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