Film review: GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY, VOL.2, by Nick Gardener from ‘Built For Speed’

The first Guardians of the Galaxy film caused a minor sensation as it broke from the Marvel formula for a wildly different superhero experience. That film unusually but successfully combined elaborate often spectacular special effects, thrilling action sequences, vivid art direction, piss-taking humour and Gen X pop-cultural references including classic 1970’s power pop hits. With the sequel, writer/ director James

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Film review: RIDDICK, from Built For Speed

Riddick, which sees Vin Diesel return as the indestructible and indecipherable, intergalactic outlaw of the title is one of the least anticipated sequels of recent years.  This is the third instalment in an ersatz trilogy that also includes 2000’s surprisingly effective Pitch Black and 2004’s awful The Chronicles of Riddick. Sitting somewhere between the two in terms of quality and

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