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Actor: Ewan McGregor

Beauty and the Beast

A live-action adaptation of Disney’s version of the classic tale of a cursed prince and a beautiful young woman who helps him break the spell.

Doctor Sleep

Doctor Sleep

DOCTOR SLEEP is the continuation of Danny Torrance’s story 40 years after the terrifying events of Stephen King‘s “The Shining.” Still irrevocably scarred by the trauma he endured as a child at the Overlook, Dan Torrance has fought to find some semblance of peace. But that peace is shattered when he encounters Abra, a courageous… Continue Reading

Velvet Goldmine

Velvet Goldmine

Set in the glittery Britain of the early 1970’s, director Todd Haynes‘ (CAROL, I’M NOT THERE, FAR FROM HEAVEN) sumptuous 1998 glam rock fantasia VELVET GOLDMINE epitomizes the sex, drugs, rock ‘n roll of the era, “an orgiastic celebration of high-camp fakery and gender-fluid sexuality, full of decadent dandies, dazzling fabrics and daring fabrications.” (BFI.org).… Continue Reading

Moulin Rouge!

Moulin Rouge!

The third film from visionary Australian director Baz Luhrmann, MOULIN ROUGE!, is a hyper-stylized, dramatic and romp that turns the conventions of the musical genre onto its (glittering) head by mixing a period romance with anachronistic dialogue and songs, reminiscent of the approach he utilized (with great success) in ROMEO+JULIET. Ewan McGregor stars as Christian,… Continue Reading

T2 Trainspotting

T2 Trainspotting

“Choose life… But why would I want to do a thing like that?” Not only did Danny Boyle manage to put Irvine Welsh‘s “unadaptable” novel ‘Trainspotting’ on celluloid, but he did it with such kinetic, frenetic and phenomenally stylish aplomb that he also managed to craft one of the 90s most singularly defining films –… Continue Reading

Trainspotting (1996)

Trainspotting (1996)

“Choose life… But why would I want to do a thing like that?” Not only did Danny Boyle manage to put Irvine Welsh‘s “unadaptable” novel ‘Trainspotting’ on celluloid, but he did it with such kinetic, frenetic and phenomenally stylish aplomb that he also managed to craft one of the 90s most singularly defining films –… Continue Reading

Shallow Grave

Shallow Grave

What’s a little murder among friends? Join us at the Rio Theatre for a double bill celebrating the work of one of Britatin’s most acclaimed filmmakers, Oscar-winner Danny Boyle (STEVE JOBS, SLUMDOG MILLIONNAIRE, 127 HOURS), with two of his best; SHALLOW GRAVE and TRAINSPOTTING. Set in Edinburgh, Boyle’s first feature film is a darkly comic,… Continue Reading

Trainspotting

Trainspotting

Choose life. Choose a job. Choose a starter home. Choose dental insurance, leisure wear and matching luggage. Choose your future. But why would anyone want to do a thing like that? Set against the backdroup of a group of friends ensconced in late 1980s Edinburgh’s kinetic, underground world of drug addiction, Irvine Welsh’s debut novel… Continue Reading