Film review: SELMA, from ‘Built For Speed’

The title of the film Selma refers to the Alabama town in which Martin Luther King Jr organised marches to protest the obstruction of voting rights for black Americans in the south. As anyone familiar with recent American history will recall, one of these protests turned hideously violent when state troopers, police under the command of Sheriff Jim Clark and

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Film review: BELLE, from Built For Speed

Given its unusual mix of genres, namely, period film, biopic, race-relations story, political drama and romance, Belle had the potential to be a fascinating film.  Somehow, the whole is less than the sum of the parts as Belle, while handsome and well-made, is not the compelling story it should have been. Belle is a true story based on the early life

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