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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
09.06.2010 | | Posted at 09:02 AM
By David Luhrssen
Zombies were big last decade, thanks to Danny Boyle�s nail-biting thriller 28 Days Later. Writer Joe Kane reminds us of that the recent breed of undead were born in George Romero�s Night of the Living Dead (1968), a movie routinely described as a �cult classic.� And rightfully so, because Romero�s movie not only fits any definition for that term but helped shape the whole notion of the midnigh...
04.04.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By David Luhrssen
Danny Boyle�s Slumdog Millionaire (out now on Blu-ray disc) was the unexpected indie success of 2008, rising from the brink of oblivion to triumph on Oscar night. The British director of Trainspotting and 28 DaysLater has matured without losing his exuberant panache. Cheekiness is kept in check in this brutal yet hopeful story about a poor boy from Mumbai, Jamal, who makes good amid the bright l...
01.12.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By David Luhrssen
Used to be I�d laugh at the Golden Globs. After all, it began when a bunch of nonentities decided to through a big party and pass out awards. Of course, the Globes became important years ago when the stars stopped laughing and agreed to walk down the red carpet. It�s a chance for the women to try out their gowns and, for all contenders, a milestone on the road to Oscar night. But the Gl...
12.13.2008 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By David Luhrssen
Danny Boyle�s Slumdog Millionaire is becoming this year�s indie success, earning accolades and steady box office business. The British director (Trainspotting, 28 Days) has matured. Cheekiness is hard to spot in this brutal yet hopeful story about a poor boy from Mumbai, Jamal, who makes good amid the bright lights of India�s biggest TV quiz show, �Who Wants to be a Millionaire?� He also finds...

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