Review: Yesterday

Yesterday, a high concept comedy that asks what the world would be like if The Beatles never formed or recorded an album, is a genial, engaging enough crowd pleaser, but only if you don’t stop to think about it for even a nanosecond or take into account that it’s made by a filmmaker punching well below his weight class.

Review: ‘T2 Trainspotting,’ starring Ewan McGregor and Jonny Lee Miller

It sounds clichéd and trite, but T2 Trainspotting is a sequel that shows an unforced, natural progression of the characters from its predecessor. All good sequels should do that, but few actually achieve it with the grace, ease, wit, and poignancy that director Danny Boyle does here in this follow-up to his beloved 1996 adaptation of Irvine Welsh’s countercultural bestselling novel.