What’s on Built For Speed, Friday 10th January 2013

This week on Built For Speed we take a look at two films designed for slightly different audiences: Disney animated adventure/ comedy Frozen and the emotional story of a mother (played by Dame Judy Dench) searching for a child lost decades ago in the drama Philomena.  There’s also some fine music from Australia and overseas including a tribute to David Bowie who turned 67 on

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Film review: PHILOMENA, from Built For Speed

Philomena, starring Dame Judy Dench and Steve Coogan is an unashamed tear-jerker but an extremely affecting one.  The film, based on an article by British journalist and former political spin-doctor Martin Sixsmith, tells of elderly Irish woman, Philomena Lee’s quest to find the son taken from her 50 years earlier.   While a teenager in the early 1960’s, Philomena gave birth

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