Saturday, February 11, 2017

Berlinale 2017: Boyle’s ‘T2 Trainspotting’ is a Nostalgic Kick in the Ass

T2 Trainspotting

The boys are back in town. After 20 years, writer/director Danny Boyle has reunited the four crazy kids from Trainspotting for the sequel – titled T2: Trainspotting. This film isn’t so much of a reboot or remake or another wild story of drug trips, as it is a much more somber, sober follow-up looking at how much life has changed since they were young and full of life and didn’t give a shit about anything. This film plays heavily on nostalgia, which makes sense considering the first film is so iconic, and yet still has so much to say about life and where it takes us and the dreams we stop chasing. It’s a somewhat sad look at how much real life sucks and getting old sucks and things just aren’t the same anymore. Where are drugs when we need them? ›››

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