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Ewan McGregor plans to shoot the sequel to Trainspotting in 2016

In case you were wondering what the great Ewan McGregor has been up to, the man is now tearing it up on-stage in his first Broadway show, The Real Thing, acting alongside Maggie Gyllenhaal . He recently spoke with Details about the experience, but also brought up some interesting news regarding his views on Star Wars and the surprising fact that after turning down a TRAINSPOTTING...

The UnPopular Opinion: The Beach

THE UNPOPULAR OPINION is an ongoing column featuring different takes on films that either the writer HATED, but that the majority of film fans LOVED, or that the writer LOVED, but that most others LOATHED. We're hoping this column will promote constructive and geek fueled discussion. Enjoy! ****SOME SPOILERS ENSUE**** With the recent news that Danny Boyle and Leonardo...

First Look: Ben Foster as Lance Armstrong in biopic from director Stephen Frears

Here's your second biopic entry for the day. This time we are turning the focus to "disgraced cyclist" Lance Armstrong. "Disgraced cyclist" is a little cliche but I keep thinking to all the tabloid headlines when Armstrong admitted to doping. Ben Foster scored the role of the seven time Tour de France champion. We have our first look at the actor in costume from the untitled Stephen...

JoBlo.com goes into a Trance for its Blu-Ray release! (or how JimmyO got hypnotized and wrote about it)

Just over a week ago I found myself involved with a very unique opportunity. With Danny Boyles TRANCE finding its way to Blu-Ray and DVD this week, JoBlo.com was offered the chance to see a real live hypnotherapist in action. Strange certainly, but it was incredibly intriguing as well. And darn it if we were much too curious to pass this up. So right before the highly stressful...

Danny Boyle speaks his mind on losing sight of adult themes and the Pixarification of movies

We can always count on people like Steven Soderbergh and Danny Boyle to give us honest insight on the current state of cinema. Recently, Boyle spoke on how filmmakers are straying away from adult themes and becoming more gentler when it comes to telling a story even with any sort of violence. The director started off by praising the 70s as a great time for filmmaking and gave...

Review: Trance

PLOT: An art gallery auctioneer, Simon ( James McAvoy ) becomes the inside man on an art-heist. After being hit on the head during the job, he forgets where he stashed the painting, and his partners, led by Franck ( Vincent Cassel ) take him to a hypnotherapist, Elizabeth ( Rosario Dawson ) who they hope can unlock his lost memories. REVIEW: TRANCE is Danny Boyle...

Exclusive 1:1 Interview with Trance Director Danny Boyle!

Danny Boyle is arguably one of the most eclectic and exciting directors working today. Ever since his slick and stylish debut, SHALLOW GRAVE he has continued to challenge himself. While over the past years, he has garnered serious critical acclaim with 127 HOURS and the Academy Award winning SLUMDOG MILLIONAIRE his films are oftentimes unforgettable. With his latest feature TRANCE, he...

Danny Boyle talks Trainspotting 2 and how it will deviate from novel sequel Porno

TRAINSPOTTING sequel? Yes and thank you. When Danny Boyle announced that he had plans to begin shooting the second chapter of TRAINSPOTTING story, I was f*cking game. With Ewan McG regor likely on board as well as the rest of the main cast (why would they pass it up?) it's time to go into the future. What trouble can Sick Boy, Renton, Spud and Begbie get into now? One can...

Exclusive 1:1 Interview with Trance Star Vincent Cassel!

Vincent Cassel is by far one of the most impressive actors working today. From his incredible work in such films as IRREVERSIBLE and MESRINE PART 1 and 2 to his American features including BLACK SWAN and EASTERN PROMISES, he always creates some very memorable characters. The same can be said for his latest feature, Danny Boyle s TRANCE which is a more than just a heist flick. In the...

Exclusive 1:1 Interview with Trance star James McAvoy!

Over the past few years, James McAvoy has chosen a number of interesting roles. Of course, with his work in THE LAST KING OF SCOTLAND, WANTED, THE LAST STATION and X-MEN: FIRST CLASS, he has had the opportunity to shift from big budget to critical acclaim with ease. In his latest feature, he takes on a leading role in Danny Boyle s return to psychological thriller territory in TRANCE,...

Exclusive 1:1 interview with Trance star Rosario Dawson!

It would be hard not to fall a little in love with Rosario Dawson no matter who you are. She is an absolute beauty and an incredible actress as well. In her latest feature, Danny Boyle s TRANCE, the actress once again takes on a risky character and gives her amazing depth. Thanks to a fascinating script and her fearlessness, Dawson shines in the role as a modern day femme fatale....

Danny Boyle wants to shoot the Trainspotting sequel in 2016 and has two period pieces in the works

Danny Boyle is one of my favorite directors of all time. He's one of the few filmmakers out there that can direct a film from any genre and have it be a success. If you told me Boyle was going to direct a live action My Little Pony movie I would still be the first person in line waiting for the film. I might have to headbutt a few Bronies to get to the front, but I'd be there damn it....
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