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

The stylish but predictable infidelity thriller Fatale is, as its title suggests, just a modern-day reboot of films like Fatal Attraction and Basic Instinct.  The film also sees a return to the ‘evil woman’ sub-genre which feels a little uncomfortable given recent progress in sexual politics. Here, Michael Ealy (Barbershop, 2 Fast 2 Furious) plays celebrity sports agent Derrick Tyler

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

Unhinged sounds like the title of a typical 80s video nasty designed to exploit fears of the mentally ill.  While much slicker and a little more thoughtful than those VHS trash-fests, this tense and at times gruesomely violent road rage thriller occasionally veers into that same pulpy territory. The film establishes its threatening scenario in an unnerving opening credits sequence

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