T2 Trainspotting: The original was more entertaining than the sequel
The T2 Trainspotting is here for review and the first question that the reviewers face is why go back? The movie is the sequel to the 1996 film Trainspotting but Oh! It was a hit. The Trainspotting is still remembered for explosive anecdotes, eye catchy captions and voiceover and also the melodious songs – Iggy Pop’s Lust for Life and Underworld’s Born Slippy. At that time, it was said that if you watched the move even for 10 minutes, you got your money’s worth.
The sequel is more conventional or it will be more appropriate to say that it is aging just like its characters. Renton is back to Edinburgh to attend the death ceremony of his mother after spending 20 years of drug-free-life in Amsterdam; on the other hand the hapless Spud is still struggling with his habit of taking heroin; the Sick Boy has learnt how to make money by blackmailing and Begbie has been in prison all these years.
The plot seems … Find More