Film review: DIRTY GRANDPA, from ‘Built For Speed’

Dirty Grandpa should not be confused with the similar sounding Jackass movie Bad Grandpa. This would do a disservice to the atrocious Bad Grandpa as astonishingly, Dirty Grandpa is even worse. This embarrassingly awful road trip comedy is little more than a procession of staggeringly unfunny and moronic gags barely held together by an inane and clichéd plot. Somehow Robert

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Film review: JOY from ‘Built For Speed’

Time once again to enter the wonderfully off-kilter but seeringly insightful alternate reality of David O Russell’s films. His two previous offerings Silver Linings Playbook and American Hustle were an intoxicating mix of comedy, drama and romance that provided some of the best cinema entertainment of recent years. With those films Russell established an ensemble of actors including Robert de

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Film review: GRUDGE MATCH, from Built For Speed

Grudge Match is a boxing comedy featuring Sylvester Stallone and Robert de Niro but cinephiles need not fear some sort of Alien vs Predator trashing of both the Rocky and Raging Bull legacies as both Stallone and De Niro play brand new characters in this film. Stallone and de Niro are two former champs, Henry “Razor” Sharp and Billy “The

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