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Monday, April 15, 2013

Danny Boyle's mind game movie

 Director Danny Boyle, after winning accolades for 127 Hours and Oscars for Slumdog Millionaire, turns to mind games with his latest film. Trance opens masterfully as an ironic art heist caper with a twist of amnesia. It turns
Sunday, Nov. 28, 2010

Danny Boyle's Dilemma

If the last movie that you directed won the Academy Award, what would you do as a follow up? This was the conundrum confronting Danny Boyle. His acclaimed Slumdog Millionaire had dominated the Oscars with eight trophies, including the coveted best film category. Of course, there is an inherent temptation to recapture Oscar glory by revisiting similar subject material...
Monday, Nov. 1, 2010

Danny Boyle film documents Aron Ralston’s harrowing tale

The teeming multitudes shown under the opening credits of 127 Hours are a clue. Extreme athlete Aron Ralston hikes, bikes and climbs in the remotest wilderness partly because he wants to be far from the crowd—isolated even from those who love him. He doesn’t always pick up phone calls from his family; when he leaves for Blue John Canyon...