Saturday Matinee: T2 Trainspotting

“T2 Trainspotting” (2017) is a a sequel to the cult classic Trainspotting. Both films are directed by Danny Boyle, written by John Hodge, and based on novels by Irvine Welsh. T2 stars the original cast, including leads Ewan McGregor, Ewen Bremner, Jonny Lee Miller, and Robert Carlyle and also includes film clips, music, and archive sound from the first film.

The film picks up 20 years after the events of the first film in which Mark Renton (Ewan McGregor) stole £16,000 in drug money from his friends and fled to Amsterdam. After suffering a heart attack in a gym, Mark finds himself in a mid-life crisis and decides to return to Edinburgh to make amends with his former friends. However, things don’t go as smoothly as planned.

Watch the full film here.

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