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Ewan McGregor

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…

Jane Got a Gun (2016)

Jane Got a Gun - the new western drama from director Gavin O’Connor and writers Brian Duffield, Anthony Tambakis and Joel Edgerton, and starring Natalie Portman, Joel Edgerton, Noah Emmerich and Ewan McGregor - goes in with all guns…

August: Osage County (2013)

Directed by John Wells, and based on a play by Tracy Letts (who also wrote the screenplay for this adaptation), August: Osage County is a showcase for actors, and don't some of them like to remind you of that fact. There's some good stuff…

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…

Jack the Giant Slayer (2013)

Yet another reworking of a well-known fairytale, Jack the Giant Slayer gives Jack and the Beanstalk an impressive array of CGI and a fraction more depth to create a 2-hour story fleshed out with a collection of mainly British talent. The…

Jack The Giant Slayer due for release…

Legendary fairytale, Jack and the Beanstalk, is brought to life in cinemas soon, in the loosely based new action adventure film Jack The Giant Slayer. Most of you will be familiar with the tale of Jack and The Beanstalk and now Warner…