Film review: THE SALESMAN, from ‘Built For Speed’

Iranian director Ashgar Farhadi’s The Salesman recently won the Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film. Farhadi caused the evening’s second most controversial moment when he refused to appear because of his disapproval of the US government’s travel ban on citizens from selected countries. Instead he had an Iranian-American engineer Anousheh Ansari read a powerful statement about the dangers of divisiveness.

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What’s on ‘Built For Speed’, Friday 17th March 2017

This week ‘Built For Speed’ takes a musical journey through time beginning in 1967 then bounding to 1977 and onward across the decades to 2017.  We’ll play classic rock, experimental music, early punk, indie rock and much more.  There’s also plenty to talk about in the film world as review the Oscar winner for Best Foreign Language Film, ‘The Salesman’ then we

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What’s on ‘Built For Speed’, Friday 10th March 2017

This week on ‘Built For Speed’ we take a look at the new Australian documentary ‘The Family’ which explores the notorious cult of the same name.  We also review political drama Miss Sloane which stars Jessica Chastain.   There’s plenty of fine tunes with Aussie classics from the 1990’s, favourites from the last few years, new tracks and much more.  Don’t forget our regular preview

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