Review: T2 – Trainspotting

More of a nostalgic love letter to an industry shaking movie of the 90s than anything powerful in its own right. Mark Renton, clean of drugs for twenty years, returns to Scotland in a bid to reconnect with his old friends and unsurprisingly finds them all as awkward and deprived as they had always been….

Review: Trainspotting

One of the most influential films in recent┬ámemory for the British film industry, skyrocketing the careers of Ewan McGregor and Danny Boyle. Set in contemporary 1996 Scotland, Trainspotting follows a small group of youths trapped in the grip of heroin abuse. One of them, Mark Renton, looks to better himself but finds the task monumentally…

Review: Filth

“Sick, twisted, demented, bizarre” are some of the words used to describe Filth in its sledgehammer trailer, and it certainly indulges itself in all manner of things, but I would say I was surprised at its equally compelling lead character. Based off the novel by Irvine Welsh (Trainspotting) Filth is set in Scotland during the…