142 Min Released Mar 16, 2017

#626 w/ Danny Boyle: Top 5 Boyle Characters / FS Madness / Varda #2 - The Creatures

TRAINSPOTTING wasn't a huge hit in its day, but the 1996 film made an impression on a generation of young film fans thanks to its visual flair, memorable soundtrack and quartet of talented stars. That quartet - lead by Ewan McGregor - is making a surprise comeback 20 years later with the release of T2 TRAINSPOTTING. Also back: director Danny Boyle. This week on the show, Boyle sits down with Adam to talk about how he approached the sequel, and contributes his own Top 5 Danny Boyle Characters. (Spoiler: they're all women.) Plus, a surreal chat with Tim Heidecker and Gregg Turkington from Adult Swim's "On Cinema," Filmspotting Madness Round 2 results and Film Comment's Violet Lucca drops in for week 2 of the Agnes Varda Marathon.

0:00-2:00 - Billboard
3:45-39:01 - Top 5 Danny Boyle Characters
Young Fathers, "Only God Knows"
40:37-1:01:17 - T2 / Boyle Characters, cont.
1:01:17-1:13:35 - Tim Heidecker and Gregg Turkington
1:13:35-1:42:55 - Filmspotting Madness
Young Fathers, "Low"
1:49:17-2:00:31 - Filmspotting Madness, cont.
2:00:31-2:25:44 - Varda #2: "The Creatures"
2:25:44-2:30:22 - Close

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Filmspotting

Weekly film podcast and WBEZ radio show from Chicago featuring in-depth reviews, top 5 lists and interviews. Hosted by Adam Kempenaar and Josh Larsen. Part of the Panoply Network.

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