Film review: I, TONYA by Nick Gardener from ‘Built For Speed’

Ostensibly a biopic of notorious former Olympic figure skater Tonya Harding, I, Tonya is a sharp if at times overly quirky satire on the perverse culture of American celebrity as well as a disturbing expose of what, according the film, was a life of tragic abuse. In an already lauded performance Margot Robbie plays Harding as an emotionally damaged self-confessed

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Film review: FOCUS, from Built For Speed

The con-artist movie is such a well-worn genre that the scams and deceptions that drive them are often a little too predictable.  It’s refreshing then that’s Focus starring Will Smith and Margot Robbie contains a few surprises.  Add to this some seductive lead performances, opulent style and propulsive energy and this is one of the better additions to the con-artist

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