Film review: FROZEN, from Built For Speed

What would an oppressively hot and sweaty Australian Christmas be without an animated Disney fantasy set in a wintery wonderland.  Disney’s’ Christmas offering for 2013 is tween-oriented girl-power  adventure, Frozen which is based on Hans Christian Anderson’s fable The Snow Queen. Kristen Bell stars as the voice of irrepressible teen princess Anna whose family rules the fictitious kingdom of Arrendelle. Following

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Film review: THANKS FOR SHARING, from Built For Speed

One of the cinematic surprises of the year is the thoughtful, low-key drama Thanks For Sharing which focuses on a subject that has gained more recognition in cinema recently: sex addiction. While the film does contain some sex and masturbation scenes, unlike the similarly-themed but very creepy Michael Fassbender film Shame, it won’t make audiences feel like they need a

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Film review: JOBS, from Built For Speed

Is Jobs, the biopic of Apple founder the late Steve Jobs, a gratuitous corporate sell or an insightful critique of a complex and highly influential person? Actually, it’s a bit of both. Like David Fincher’s The Social Network, the film traces the ambitions, personal traumas and career trajectory of a brilliant but difficult computing pioneer. Jobs, however, is nowhere near

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