T2 Trainspotting (2017): A Sequel better than the original
Most directors would have avoided making a sequel of a movie made long time ago. But director Danny Boyle is made of different stuff. He has made T2 Trainspotting, a sequel to Trainspotting, the movie that many regard as one of the most influential British movies ever. Boyle made Trainspotting and it was a hit in the year 1996. Even though there are critics who are treating as nothing more than a trip down the memory lane, T2 Trainspotting is certainly much more than just a sequel. Watch T2 Trainspotting online to see the dilemma of teenagers of the original turning into acceptance in this sequel.
T2 Trainspotting stars Ewan McGregor and other actors like Johnny Lee Miller, Shirley Henderson, Simon Weir, Anjela Nedyalkova, Ewen Bremner, and Robert Carlyle. This 2 decade later follow up movie tells the stories of all the friends as to how they are coping with their lives. Mark Renton is trying to restart his life whereas his friend Francis Begbie (played by Robert Carlysle) is still serving life imprisonment sentence he got for a murder committed 20 years ago. Sick Boy Simon Williamson is still busy with his scams and he has roped in an escort called Veronica (Anjela Nedyalkova) from Bulgaria to trick his clients. Finally there is Spud (Ewen Bremner) who has become free from his heroin addiction. All 4 friends from the past are still poles apart in nature and habits. But the foursome now has two things in common; their past and a grudging fear of the future that they are staring at.
The movie switches between past and present like flash of cards. You need to be at your sharpest best to make sense of a few dialogues. But the performance of all the 4 main characters is wonderful. Tight direction of Danny Boyle will keep you glued to your seat till the end. Watch T2 Trainspotting online with your friends to reminisce and to celebrate the old times together.