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Danny Boyle

T2 Trainspotting (2017)

“The most energetic film we have ever seen,” is how Danny Boyle first envisioned 1996’s Trainspotting. As it turned out, that was something of an understatement. A wild, sweaty, angry ode to a bunch of Scottish skag heads, the seminal…

Boyle-ing Point

With the release of Trance (reviewed here) on shiny disc in the UK this week, I decided that now was as good a time as any to look back over the filmography of one of my favourite directors. In fact, I made him an honorary Scotsman after…

Trance (2013)

Oh Danny Boyle, how do I love thine films? Let me count the ways. From Shallow Grave to 127 Hours and everything in between, EVERYTHING, I find the filmography of Danny Boyle to be one of the most consistently brilliant and entertaining of…

Trance (2013)

Showy film about nothing Danny Boyle's movies are an exhilarating ride even when they don't work. Consider the adventure folded into Alex Garland's wild page-turner The Beach, and the boldness of Leo DiCaprio's performance. Yet The Beach…