Film review: TOP FIVE, from ‘Built For Speed’

It seems to be the year for comedians making semi-biographical films. We’ve had Carl Barron with Manny Lewis and now the much more obscene and inventive Top Five written and directed by and starring Chris Rock. Clearly drawing on his life and career, Rock plays much-loved but artistically unfulfilled stand-up comedian turned actor, Andre Allen. After making a bundle in

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What’s on ‘Built For Speed’ Friday 27th March 2015

This week on ‘Built For Speed’ we take a look at the latest post-apocalyptic,  teen dystopian adventure Insurgent.  We also review Chris Rock’s latest film Top Five in which he stars, writes and directs. There’s also a taste of live burlesque as  CJ tells us about the provocative Absinthe.  There’s plenty of fine music as we play favourites from Australia and overseas including

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