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    Danny Boyle Claims “The Pixarification Of Movies” Is Wiping Out Adult Storytelling in Cinema

    You can almost feel the 180-degree turn in Danny Boyle's latest thriller "Trance" -- away from the good-natured optimism of the Olympic opening ceremonies that took up his past few years, and into a much darker, naughtier corner. It's a refreshing turn from the director -- even while the film doesn'...

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    Danny Boyle Says 40/60 Chance '28 Months Later' Happens, Worries Zombies Are Overexposed

    While there have been constant questions and perhaps some hope, the prospect of a third entry in the zombie franchise started with "28 Days Later..." has been increasingly dim. Last fall, writer Alex Garland stated "if there were plans for another movie, I would absolutely know about it." Meanwhile,...

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    Danny Boyle Explains Why 'Millions' Should Have Been A Musical, Calls It The Ultimate Genre He Hopes To Tackle

    Filmmaker Danny Boyle has tackled almost every genre under the sun. Thrillers ("Shallow Grave"), sci-fi and space adventure ("Sunshine"), post-apocalyptic horror ("28 Days Later"), romantic comedies ("A Life Less Ordinary"), hipster drug movies ("Trainspotting"), international dramas with romance an...

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    Danny Boyle Talks The Unorthodox Construction Of 'Trance,' Going Back To The Dark Side & His Relationship With Writers

    When we attended a Danny Boyle panel at the South by Southwest Film Festival last month, they played a kind of highlight reel before the it began, with clips covering his film career to date. As they flickered by, it was hard not to be impressed – this is a man who has won an Oscar for Best Director...

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    Danny Boyle Reflects on Shooting Amidst Real Dead Bodies on 'Shallow Grave' and Talks Budgeting at Academy Event

    In anticipation of his latest release "Trance," British filmmaker Danny Boyle sat down for a conversation at the Academy Theater in New York last week to reflect back on his hit debut, "Shallow Grave." The charismatic filmmaker shared his gratitude with the academy for honoring him with a screening ...

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    Review: Danny Boyle's 'Trance' Is A Trippy, Twisty, Terrific Thriller

    He might have had a rockier patch in the mid-'00s -- no one saw his delightful fable "Millions," and sci-fi "Sunshine" was both a commercial disappointment and the most difficult shoot of his career -- but things couldn't have gone much better for Danny Boyle in the last few years. "Slumdog Milliona...

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    TRANCE

    "Trance" is a remake of a little-seen British TV movie from 2001 written and directed by Joe Ahearne. Danny Boyle’s remake makes me want to see the original.

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    Danny Boyle's 'Trance': James McAvoy, Rosario Dawson and Twisted Memories

    Playing a sophisticated London auctioneer, James McAvoy gazes into the camera with cool, nerveless clarity as his voiceover gives us the inside tricks of protecting and stealing a painting. This opening sequence of Danny Boyle's Trance is no more than exposition with a dash of red herring, a...

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    The 10 Best Music Moments In Danny Boyle's Movies

    When Danny Boyle first started out in England, his movies were often criticized for their sleek MTV-era construction with accusations that the films weren’t films at all, but rather just music videos stitched together by flashy editing at a breakneck pace. Boyle's reaction wasn't what the British pr...

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    Danny Boyle Talks About the Need for Better Female Characters

    Recently, Jessica Chastain talked about how she feels that roles for women have taken a step back, and it looks as if Oscar winning director Danny Boyle agrees with her. Boyle, known for his films Trainspotting and and Slumdog Millionaire, discussed the subject of female characters in reagards to hi...

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