T2 Trainspotting review


Set two decades after the original Trainspotting, T2 shows that some things never change. April Clare Welsh takes a closer look at the sequel to a film that marked a generation.

“Choose watching history repeat itself,” Renton says halfway into Danny Boyle’s new Trainspotting sequel, T2. Renton’s ‘Choose Life’ monologue, one of the original movie’s defining scenes, is given a 21st century update that swaps CD players and big televisions for Twitter and Instagram, and his words resonate throughout the film as we watch familiar cycles of opportunity, betrayal and resolution unfold…read the full article.

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