Film review: MY COUSIN RACHEL, by Nick Gardener from ‘Built For Speed’

Based on the Daphne Du Maurier novel, My Cousin Rachel is a period melodrama with a touch of Hitchcockian mystery. While well-performed by an impressive cast that includes Sam Claflin and Rachel Weisz, the film’s minimalist plot, leisurely pacing and odd tonal shifts make it a slightly unsatisfying experience. Sam Claflin plays young English country gent Phillip Ashley who, since

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What’s on ‘Built For Speed’, Friday 16th June 2017

‘The Mummy’ has been resurrected for the cinema and this week on ‘Built For Speed’ we review the latest version of this often filmed monster tale which stars Tom Cruise, Russell Crowe, Annabelle Wallis and Sofia Boutella.  For those wanting something a little more restrained we take a look at art-house drama ‘My Cousin Rachel’ starring Rachel Weisz.  There’s a feast

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