It’s been a little over two decades since Danny Boyle achieved the impossible and created the closest thing to a perfect adaptation of Irvine Welsh’s debut novel 321 more words
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Trainspotting came out the year I graduated high school and I would have had my 20th reunion last year had there been one. So I know without checking that it’s been almost 21 years since my friend snuck me into the movie theater she worked in and I saw what was to become one of my top 5 movies of all time. 996 more words
*Spoiler free for T2 Trainspotting, but if you haven’t seen the original (you seriously need to watch it), this may contain spoilers for that.
When this long-awaited sequel was first announced, I, like many people, was filled with scepticism. 888 more words
Nostalgic is a loaded word, and it has been lobbed frequently and recklessly at T2: Trainspotting, the divisive follow-up to the 1996 art-house phenom that struck like a cinematic Molotov cocktail and seared its images in the brain, regardless of whether or not you wanted Blur’s “Sing” to trigger thoughts of a dead baby every time you hear it for the rest of your life. 662 more words