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Your favorite Danny Boyle film is...? 
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With Slumdog Millionaire creating such interest at the Oscars, what's your favorite set of Danny Boyle films and why? Here's the nine movies.

Slumdog Millionaire (2008)
Sunshine (2007)
Millions (2004)
28 Days Later... (2002)
Alien Love Triangle (2002)
The Beach (2000)
A Life Less Ordinary (1997)
Trainspotting (1996)
Shallow Grave (1994)

Mine rank as follows:

Trainspotting - One of the best films of the nineties. The use of music and editing is exemplary. scene after great scene! Sits at no.675 on the top 1000.

Shallow Grave - Fearsome and at times very funny thriller. Quite brilliant IMHO

Slumdog Millionaire - Well documented. There is a spirit in this movie that is rare to see these days.

Millions - Charming and sweet

A Life Less Ordinary
28 Days Later
The Beach
Sunshine
Not seen Alien Love Triangle

Rob


Tue Apr 14, 2009 1:51 pm
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Trainspotting by a country mile.


Tue Apr 14, 2009 1:59 pm
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Post Re: Your favorite Danny Boyle film is...?
Trainspotting is good but overrated in my opinion. I'd go with "Slumdog Millionaire". Although both "Sunshine" and "28 Days Later" are extraordinary as well. I thought "Millions" was a sweet, little movie with a good lesson. I have to get around to "Shallow Grave".

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1. Trainspotting (1996)
2. Sunshine (2007)
3. Millions (2004)
4. The Beach (2000)
5. 28 Days Later... (2002)

I haven't seen the rest


Tue Apr 14, 2009 2:19 pm
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1. 28 Days Later
2. Trainspotting
3. Slumdog Millionaire
4. Millions
5. Shallow Grave


Tue Apr 14, 2009 2:34 pm
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Patrick wrote:
1. Trainspotting (1996)
2. Sunshine (2007)
3. Millions (2004)
4. The Beach (2000)
5. 28 Days Later... (2002)

I haven't seen the rest



Patrick

I think you'll love Shallow Grave
Very funny and quite gruesome!

Rob


Tue Apr 14, 2009 6:01 pm
Post Re: Your favorite Danny Boyle film is...?
Boyle has long been one of my favorite directors. It was great to see him get recognized this year, even if it wasn't his best film.

Love Them:
The Beach (2000)
28 Days Later... (2002)
Trainspotting (1996)
Slumdog Millionaire (2008)

Like Them:
Sunshine (2007)
A Life Less Ordinary (1997)
Millions (2004)

Never Seen:
Alien Love Triangle (2002)
Shallow Grave (1994)


Tue Apr 14, 2009 7:00 pm
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Trevor wrote:
Boyle has long been one of my favorite directors. It was great to see him get recognized this year, even if it wasn't his best film.

Shallow Grave (1994)


Please, please, please watch Shallow Grave :-)

Rob


Tue Apr 14, 2009 9:28 pm
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trainspotting - by miles. haven't seen all of em though. so i reserve judgment.

still to see:
Millions (2004)
Shallow Grave (1994)
Sunshine (2007)
Alien Love Triangle (2002)

i say i still have to see them, but in truth i have no inclination to.


Tue Apr 14, 2009 10:41 pm
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aameen wrote:
trainspotting - by miles. haven't seen all of em though. so i reserve judgment.

still to see:
Millions (2004)
Shallow Grave (1994)
Sunshine (2007)
Alien Love Triangle (2002)

i say i still have to see them, but in truth i have no inclination to.


You're just making Rob angry for your lack of desire to see Shallow Grave


Tue Apr 14, 2009 10:43 pm
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Danny Boyle made Sunshine? And trainspotting? And 28 days later? :o


Tue Apr 14, 2009 10:48 pm
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Patrick wrote:
aameen wrote:
trainspotting - by miles. haven't seen all of em though. so i reserve judgment.

still to see:
Millions (2004)
Shallow Grave (1994)
Sunshine (2007)
Alien Love Triangle (2002)

i say i still have to see them, but in truth i have no inclination to.


You're just making Rob angry for your lack of desire to see Shallow Grave


:x :x :x :x :x :x :x :x :x :x :x :x
Now go see Shallow Grave :-)
Pretty pleeze
Rob


Tue Apr 14, 2009 11:15 pm
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Patrick wrote:
aameen wrote:
trainspotting - by miles. haven't seen all of em though. so i reserve judgment.

still to see:
Millions (2004)
Shallow Grave (1994)
Sunshine (2007)
Alien Love Triangle (2002)

i say i still have to see them, but in truth i have no inclination to.


You're just making Rob angry for your lack of desire to see Shallow Grave

:lol: didn't see his last post - eehhhh....what the hell? maybe ill check it out.


Tue Apr 14, 2009 11:19 pm
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Robert Holloway wrote:
Patrick wrote:
aameen wrote:
trainspotting - by miles. haven't seen all of em though. so i reserve judgment.

still to see:
Millions (2004)
Shallow Grave (1994)
Sunshine (2007)
Alien Love Triangle (2002)

i say i still have to see them, but in truth i have no inclination to.


You're just making Rob angry for your lack of desire to see Shallow Grave


:x :x :x :x :x :x :x :x :x :x :x :x
Now go see Shallow Grave :-)
Pretty pleeze
Rob




didn't see this post either. i need a cup of caffeine.


Tue Apr 14, 2009 11:20 pm
Post Re: Your favorite Danny Boyle film is...?
Robert Holloway wrote:
Trevor wrote:
Boyle has long been one of my favorite directors. It was great to see him get recognized this year, even if it wasn't his best film.

Shallow Grave (1994)


Please, please, please watch Shallow Grave :-)

Rob

Will do.

Really can't fathom why I haven't yet at this point.


Wed Apr 15, 2009 12:04 am
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Trainspotting. Loved it so much that I bought Irvine Welsh's book the other day. It's next on the reading list. And yes, I do have the soundtrack. Why do you ask?

Shallow Grave was great, but you weren't kidding, Rob. Gruesome? One of the few movies to actively make me cringe. Repeatedly. Even now, when I think about it.

I have yet to see Slumdog.
I have never heard of Alien Love Triangle. Anyone seen it?


Wed Apr 15, 2009 12:33 am
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HomerJ wrote:
I have never heard of Alien Love Triangle. Anyone seen it?

Probably shouldn't be listed here - it is not a feature film, just a short.


Wed Apr 15, 2009 12:45 am
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Right now it's Slumdog, though I like Trainspotting a lot. I have a large amount of respect of 28 Days Later... I haven't seen the others.


Wed Apr 15, 2009 2:08 am
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Slumdog Millionaire is my favorite although everything he does is so completely different from what came before it's difficult to compare any two of his films. Shallow Grave, at any rate, is his worst.


Wed Apr 15, 2009 2:23 am
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I'd have to say that 28 Days Later is probably my favorite. It was such and homage and yet a progressive horror film simultaneously, and it had probably the best cinematography of any horror movie that I can remember. The shot that Cillian Murphy is walking in front of the Palace of Westminster in an abandoned London really was amazing.

I'd also have to say that I loved the philosophy behind Sunshine, as I've talked about in other posts, but when Boyle transitioned to the shaky cam style towards the end, I found it a bit nauseating.

And that's definately not to discredit his other films, i've seen all of the others sans Shallow Grave, which like the rest of the board I must get ahold of immediately. Thanks Rob.


Wed Apr 15, 2009 2:25 am
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