High On Its Own Supply, Trainspotting Sequel Slings Nostalgia by the Kilo

“At one point you’ve got it and then you lose it and then it’s gone forever,” went Sickboy’s unifying theory of life, as espoused in Danny Boyle’s 1996 Scottish movie-cum-international phenomenon Trainspotting (based on Irvine Welsh’s 1993 novel of the same name). Then Sickboy used examples like David Bowie and Lou…

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Jeff Goldblum Fights Aliens Once Again in Independence Day: Resurgence

Two decades after the release of Independence Day, the long-awaited sequel, Independence Day: Resurgence, is here with its first trailer. “I spent 20 years trying to get us ready for this,” says Jeff Goldblum’s character, David Levinson, in the clip. “We used their technology to strengthen our planet. But it won’t be…

Trainspotting 2 Begins Filming Next Year With Return of Original Cast 

If it’s not reboots, it’s long-awaited sequels. Trainspotting, the 1996 comedy based on Irvine Welsh’s novel about a group of heroin addicts living in 1980s Edinburgh, is finally getting a follow-up. It will be loosely based on Welsh’s novel, Porno, which followed the lives of the characters ten years after the first…