Danny Boyle

Remembering Things

‘The Beach’ Soundtrack Was a Balearic Masterpiece

On its 18th birthday, we look at how the film’s soundtrack of chill-out and techno blurs the coastline between Utopia and Dystopia.
Kyle MacNeill

A Visit to the Beach from 'The Beach' Killed My Inner Child

I loved the film. I loved beaches. What could possibly go wrong?
Sarah Buthmann
Danny Boyle

VICELAND Are Screening Slumdog Millionaire

On a roof! With free popcorn!
VICE Staff
The Score

How 'Trainspotting' Made Underworld's "Born Slippy" One of the 90s' Most Iconic Songs

We talk to Underworld's Rick Smith about the creation of the zeitgeist-capturing hit, working on the sequel 'T2 Trainspotting,' and shouting LAGER LAGER LAGER!
Alex Godfrey

'Filmmaking Is Terribly Colonial' – Talking 'T2 Trainspotting' with Danny Boyle

We spoke to the director and the group Young Fathers, whose music is described as the "heartbeat" of the 'Trainspotting' sequel.
Hannah Ewens
Noisey News

The Trainspotting 2 Trailer is Here and, Don't Worry, It Actually Looks Incredible

“Choose life, choose Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and hope that someone, somewhere cares.”
Noisey Staff

Stop Everything! Ewan McGregor Has Confirmed Trainspotting 2 Will Start Shooting in May This Year

Ewan McGregor: "None of us want to make a poor sequel to it. So had we not been presented with the most extraordinary script... we wouldn't..."
Daisy Jones
VICE Long Reads

An Oral History of 'Trainspotting', Twenty Years On

Ewan McGregor, Kelly MacDonald and Irvine Welsh talk about the book, the filming of the movie, the backlash and the sequel.
Daniel Dylan Wray

The Real-Life Scottish Addicts Who Taught the 'Trainspotting' Cast How to Be Junkies

On the 20th anniversary of the cinematic release of 'Trainspotting', we speak to members of Calton Athletic, the football team-cum-recovery group that was brought in to keep the film authentic.
Karin Goodwin, Photos: Angela Catlin

'Steve Jobs' Is the Thrilling, Sacrilegious, and Frightening Biopic We Never Needed

The vicious new film based on Walter Isaacson's authorised biography comes on the heels of a searing documentary and a mawkish Ashston Kutcher vehicle. Can anybody get Steve Jobs right?
Arthur Holland Michel

We Talked to British Filmmaker Alex Garland About His New Film ‘Ex Machina’

He became famous for writing <i>The Beach</i>, and now he's making his own movies.
Joseph Walsh

The Play 'Behind the Beautiful Forevers' Oversimplifies Slum Life in Mumbai

The new play is based on Katherine Boo's book about the lives of families living in Annawadi, a slum in Mumbai. Unlike the book, however, it avoids complex issues in favour of one-dimensional entertainment.
Hannah Harris Green