The Next Reel • Season 12 • Series: Trainspotting • T2 Trainspotting

T2 Trainspotting

March 9, 2023

We wrap up our conversation about the Trainspotting films with a look at Danny Boyle’s 2017 legacy sequel, T2 TRAINSPOTTING. Is it a sequel that needed to happen? What do we think of the return to these characters? And would we be game to return again down the road? Tune in!

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The Next Reel • Season 12 • Series: Trainspotting • Trainspotting


March 2, 2023

We dive into Danny Boyle’s vibrant and dark film from 1996, TRAINSPOTTING, kicking off our conversations about it and its legacy sequel. How does the film hold up? What about the performances? Boyle’s directing? And how about that soundtrack? Tune in!

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July 2, 2019

There have been some great British music biopics in the last year. They tend to garner some criticism for the way that history is manipulated to make movie drama. Also each one handles the original artists’ music in different ways. This month, Danny Boyle’s “Yesterday” was released in theaters and it shares with us the joy and the experience of The Beatles’ music by imagining a world where they didn’t exist.

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March 15, 2013

We continue our Original Science Fiction series with Danny Boyle’s 2007 film, Sunshine. It’s a film that stands out as a highlight in sci-fi films for its magnificent vision depicting mankind needing to travel to the sun to reignite it, but one that most people seemed to never hear about or avoid as it was a big box office disappointment. Join us — Pete Wright and Andy Nelson — on this week’s episode of The Next Reel as we continue our series with this film.

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28 Days Later

October 12, 2012

Zombies had notoriously been slow entities—let’s face it, the walking dead just don’t move so fast. But then Danny Boyle came along and, with writer Alex Garland, injected the zombie sub-genre with speed in their film “28 Days Later.” The zombies became fast creatures. And all the more terrifying because of it.

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