Danny Boyle Reviews, Interviews & More

DVD and Blu-ray Picks for July 23 - 30

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It’s another off week for DVD and Blu-ray releases, but Danny Boyle’s latest hit the small screen this week and Criterion and Shout Factory have some winners coming out.

'Trainspotting 2': Danny Boyle Is Pushing For A 2016 Release Date

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It’s been 17 years since Trainspotting, the Danny Boyle-directed adaptation of Irvine Welsh’s novel, which managed to wring a coherent cinematic narrative from Welsh’s loosely plotted nonlinear pulp mass concerning the lives of aimless heroin addicts in Scotland.  The film was a critical hit and cult hit, and Welsh has even written sequel...

'Trance' Red-Band Trailer: James McAvoy Loses Finger, Sleeps With...

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As we noted when we got our hands on the first official trailer for Trance, the film appears to be Danny Boyle’s typically hyper-stylized take on Inception, as the film centers on a heist and the subconscious.  And now we have the semi-not safe for work red-band trailer, in which people sleep with hypnotists, get their fingers cut off, and...

News Roundup: Guillermo Del Toro Introduces Short Film That Inspired...

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Before Guillermo Del Toro's Pacific Rim hits theaters next summer, he'll unleash Mama, a horror film by first-time feature director Andres Muschietti. The film is actually based on a short Muschietti wrote and directed, which impressed Del Toro so much that he decided to take the young filmmaker under his wing. Below you can watch Del Toro introduce the short...

Danny Boyle Passes On Directing Next James Bond Film

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Since Skyfall has been showered with enormous success that its garnered in the box office, with critics and fans alike, we've all been curious to see who will be the next director to take on the reigns. After all, Sam Mendes and company did quite an impressive job with Skyfall, who would be the right person for the impending sequel? Well one thing's for sure,...

127 Hours: Movie Review

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This week in theaters, recent Academy Award winning Director Danny Boyle is back with another ground-breaking, rock-tumbling film 127 Hours led by the charismatic and easy to watch (other than when he's bleeding all over himself) James Franco. The film tells the real life story of Aron Ralston, a man who was trapped in a cave for (you guessed it) 127...

Interview: James Franco and Danny Boyle for 127 Hours

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This week in theaters Danny Boyle's new adventure-drama 127 Hours, the story about Aron Ralston, the climber who was literally stuck between a rock and a hard place and had to to tear himself out hits theaters. The story takes place almost entirely in one location with James Franco leading us through the journey. Both Boyle and Franco sat down to talk about making...

Danny Boyle Will Direct 28 Days Later Sequel?

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Will he or won't he? That is the question that people have been asking Danny Boyle ever since the release of 2007's 28 Weeks Later. Will the Oscar winner return to the director's chair to helm a third installment? Fans of the series have been teetering on "maybe" for years and now Boyle has given us new hope...

James Franco in 127 Hours Theatrical Trailer

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A new trailer has been released for Danny Boyle's upcoming biopic, 127 Hours. The film stars James Franco as a rock climber who gets stuck in the most horrendous situation that forces him to make a drastic decision. The first trailer was released at the end of August, and the second one is right here ready to go. Check out the latest trailer...

Photo of James Franco in Danny Boyle's 127 Hours

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James Franco has a couple of high profile films on the horizon. Besides the Planet of the Apes prequel Rise of the Apes, he also stars in the Danny Boyle biopic 127 Hours. We reported on him landing the lead role of real life rock climber Aron Ralston back in January, now the first photos of him in character and on...

Danny Boyle to Oversee 2012 London Olympic Ceremony

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When the 2012 Summer Olympics roll around they're going to have a tough act to follow. China really brought their A-game when they hosted the event with an opening ceremony that was calculated and breathtaking. Therefore London is bringing out the big guns. The Olympic committee has turned to native Brit and Oscar winning director Danny Boyle to help bring their show to life.

Danny Boyle Rumored to Direct 2012 London Olympics Opening Ceremony

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The first thing that went through my head while watching the 2010 Beijing Olympics opening ceremony was what the faces of the London 2012 organizers looked like. I imagined them putting their heads in their hands, crying. Maybe they thought about giving the 2012 Olympics to Chicago and letting them look stupid. Well, they didn't. So the obvious next thing that they did after crying and getting a...

Danny Boyle's 127 Hours Gets Two Cinematographers

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Danny Boyle is pulling out all the stops for his next film 127 Hours, which is a fact based feature centering on a man's captivity in the mountains. The Oscar winning director recently revealed a few tidbits about his latest production including who'll help him behind the camera. According to The Playlist, Boyle won't use one, but he'll have two cinematographers on...

James Franco Cast in Danny Boyle's 127 Hours

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Danny Boyle's follow up to his Oscar winning feature, Slumdog Millionaire will be the real life story of mountaineer Aron Ralston. For months there was speculation about whether or not the director would take on the film, and it was confirmed back in November that he would. Now we're hearing that the lead role has already been cast and it's Harry Osborn aka James...

Danny Boyle to Direct 127 Hours

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Oscar winning director Danny Boyle has finally confirmed his next feature film project. For months we've been hearing rumors that he would take on the real life story of mountain climber Aron Ralston, and its just been confirmed. According to Variety, the film will be entitled 127 Hours and will center on Ralton's fight for his life while trapped between a rock and a...

Slumdog Millionaire Child Star Gets Home

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After all that neigh saying, finally we get some positive news about some of the child actors in Slumdog Millionaire. Azharuddin Mohammed Ismail (featured above) and his mother moved into a new home today thanks to Director Danny Boyle. Instead of just giving him money which everyone knew would either go to the parents or wasted away, Boyle set up a way for Ismail to...

Danny Boyle's Next Film to Head to the Mountains?

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Academy Award winning director Danny Boyle is still riding the wave of a highly successful year in his career. He recently signed a three year deal with Fox Searchlight in which the studio agreed to co-finance and co-produce all of his upcoming projects within that time span. On top of that news the LATimes are hinting that the director's next film may be based on the true...