Tag Archives: Danny Boyle

The Beach – Review (Spoiler Free)

Bland, simplistic and all too often uninteresting – Danny Boyle can do much better. A far cry from how in touch Danny Boyle was with the zeitgeist with Trainspotting, here we have superficial comments on gaming, a poor soundtrack and vague attempts at depicting the unique attitude of  the backpacking. Then, when the film takes […]

Frankenstein, National Theatre Live – Review (Spoiler Free)

Cumberbatch is outstanding as Frankenstein’s Monster, in a production that’s vivid and daring. I’ve thought of Benedict Cumberbatch as being a very talented actor for a number of years, and so I had high hopes when I went in to see him in this production last week, but I wasn’t expecting to be quite so impressed by […]