Film review: ‘NOW YOU SEE ME 2’ from ‘Built For Speed’

Like its predecessor, crime caper movie Now You See Me 2 is a flashy piece of cinematic confectionary; energetic like a sugar rush but mostly devoid of substance and at times nauseating. The first film’s stars Jesse Eisenberg, Woody Harrelson, Mark Ruffalo and Dave Franco return although Isla Fisher has departed and been replaced by Lizzie Caplan who plays Lula.

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Film review: SPOTLIGHT, from ‘Built For Speed’

Spotlight depicts the Boston Globe newspaper’s 2001 inquiry into allegations of child sexual abuse by members of Boston’s Catholic clergy. As a detailed dramatisation of a major piece of investigative journalism, Spotlight follows in the esteemed tradition of films like Zodiac and All the President’s Men. The film reveals how, in 2001, the Globe’s newly-appointed Chief Editor, Marty Baron (Liev

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Film review: THE AVENGERS: AGE OF ULTRON, from ‘Built For Speed’

Avengers: Age of Ultron is the 11th Marvel comics cinema adaptation and the series is feeling a little tired.  The first Iron Man and Avengers films cleverly balanced dynamic action with cheeky humour and an inventive vision of futuristic technology but the many Marvel superhero films that have followed, including Age of Ultron, have, unfortunately, become tiresome and infuriatingly cluttered

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