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T2: Trainspotting FILM REVIEW

Photo: Sony Pictures Entertainment

20 years later, Spud, Renton and Sick Boy reunite to pay respects to a fallen friend in T2: TRAINSPOTTING.


First there was an opportunity......then there was a betrayal. Twenty years have gone by. Much has changed but just as much remains the same. Mark Renton (Ewan McGregor) returns to the only place he can ever call home. They are waiting for him: Spud (Ewen Bremner), Sick Boy (Jonny Lee Miller), and Begbie (Robert Carlyle). Other old friends are waiting too: sorrow, loss, joy, vengeance, hatred, friendship, love, longing, fear, regret, diamorphine, self-destruction and mortal danger, they are all lined up to welcome him, ready to join the dance.

**** out of *****


Director: Danny Boyle

Screenplay: John Hodge Based on the novels "Porno" and "Trainspotting" by Irvine Welsh

Starring: Ewan McGregor, Ewen Bremner, Jonny Lee Miller, Robert Carlyle, Anjela Nedyalkova, James Cosmo, Kelly Macdonald

Rated R for drug use, language throughout, strong sexual content, graphic nudity and some violence.

Running Time: 1 hour 57 minutes


Rating Scale:

***** = Outstanding ****1/2 = Excellent **** = Very Good ***1/2 = Above Average

*** = Good **1/2 = Mediocre ** = Fair *1/2 = Poor * = Bad 1/2* = Abysmal

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