What’s on ‘Built For Speed’ Friday 16th April 2021

This week on ‘Built For Speed’ we take a look at young adult sci-fi flick ‘Voyagers’ and WW2 drama ‘The Last Vermeer’ starring Guy Pearce.  We’ll also have many magnificent tunes for you with new tracks from Civic, Floating Points and many others as well as indie rock and classic rock favourites.  Don’t forget our comprehensive round-up of music news,

Read more

Film review: ‘OCCUPATION: RAINFALL’ by Nick Gardener from ‘Built For Speed’

Few things kill the otherworldly mystique of a fantasy or sci-fi film as quickly as an Aussie accent.  Rarely has this been more apparent than in the ambitious but hideously clunky and ultimately painful Australian-made alien invasion flick Occupation: Rainfall.  Adapted from yet another video game, this awkwardly named film attempts to emulate variously Star Wars, Terminator, Battlestar Galactica and

Read more

Film review: ‘TENET’ by Nick Gardener from ‘Built For Speed’

After the disappointment of his last sci-fi outing, the ambitious but confusing, inert and miscast Interstellar, Christopher Nolan returns with a film as gargantuan in scope, complexity, running time and likelihood of dividing audiences in Tenet. It seems Nolan’s quest with this film was to make the most confusing time travel movie ever.  Apparently, the Spierig brothers’ Predestination, where characters

Read more
1 2