Danny Boyle is no stranger to stylish thrillers. From Shallow Grave (1994) to 28 Days Later (2002), Boyle is a master of mystery and suspense. His latest film Trance (2013) takes many cues from film noir, incorporating a conflicted anti-hero, Simon, whose principles are rattled all the more by his memory loss. The psychological neo-noir […]
If you were alive and news-conscious during 2003, you know the story of Aron Ralston, a young mountaineer and adventure-seeker who fell through a crevasse while hiking Utah’s Blue John Canyon and wound up stuck with a boulder crushing his right arm. You also know how he got out. Ralston wrote a book about his […]
As Slumdog Millionaire weaves between the present and the past you are fully engaged in the character’s life experiences and how through them he is able to answer his questions correctly to win the grand prize. The movie moves with perfect momentum and with such intimacy you never feel you are watching a film but instead, you are experiencing it; the triumphs, the tragedy and the comedy that lives within the story.