Tag : t2 trainspotting

In The Middle with Wolf Alice

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In 2012, Wolf Alice first gained airplay on Radio One after releasing a free download on Soundcloud. Five years later, and the band have had a UK number 2 album, sold out shows in 10 seconds, and have a film about them set to be released. But, despite this, “we … Read More

T2 Trainspotting: A Film For Its Addicts

2 years ago / 0 comments

On a simplistic level, the box office success of T2 Trainspotting can be easily attributed to the expansion of Trainspotting’s fan-base over the last two decades. The wide critical acclaim and new generation of viewers has accumulated to create a numerically greater audience that has led to the economic success … Read More

Is T2: Trainspotting a true representation of our times?

2 years ago / 0 comments

Warning: spoilers ahead! “Choose Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and hope that someone, somewhere cares.” T2: Trainspotting may step away from the horrors of smack addiction but it still presents a society characterised by vice. Twenty years ago, Mark Renton tapped into the vein of consumerism-fuelled dissatisfaction with one of the most classic … Read More

Review: T2 Trainspotting – a nostalgic sequel too far?

2 years ago / 0 comments

Set 20 years on from the first, T2: Trainspotting sees Renton, Spud, Sick-Boy and Begbie reunited in Edinburgh for another series of crime-ridden, drug-fuelled and fantastically chaotic adventures. T2 is a film of textured and vibrant cinematography. Danny Boyle successfully brings together elements of the old and the new; with … Read More