Film review: PAIN AND GAIN, from Built For Speed

Thank you Michael Bay, just when directors like Richard Linklater thought they had tricked us into believing that quality cinema was about intelligent dialogue and nuanced characterisation, you remind us that movies are really all about oiled-up muscle men shooting, bashing and blowing each other up in slow-motion orgies of violence. Bay’s latest masterpiece Pain and Gain, which is loosely

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Film review: BROKEN CITY, from Built For Speed

Like the Al Pacino film City Hall, Broken City immerses us in the grubby world of New York politics. Unfortunately, this film also immerses us in a world of clichés, clunky dialogue, dull heroes and ridiculous villains. Mark Wahlberg plays disgraced New York cop Billy Taggart who, years after a questionable shooting, is now a struggling, debt-laden private eye. When

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