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Nowadays I mainly rate movies…

Movies directed by Danny Boyle

  • 127 Hours

    9

    I have watched this movie three times, the latest being on .

    127 Hours is the true story of mountain climber Aron Ralston’s remarkable adventure to save himself after a fallen boulder crashes on his arm and traps him in an isolated canyon in Utah. Over the next five days Ralston examines his life and survives the elements to finally discover he has the courage and the wherewithal to extricate himself by any means necessary, scale a 65 foot wall and hike over eight miles before he is finally rescued. Throughout his journey, Ralston recalls friends, lovers, family, and the two hikers he met before his accident. Will they be the last two people he ever had the chance to meet?

  • Slumdog Millionaire

    9

    I have watched this movie twice, the latest being on .

    A Mumbai teen who grew up in the slums, becomes a contestant on the Indian version of “Who Wants To Be A Millionaire?” He is arrested under suspicion of cheating, and while being interrogated, events from his life history are shown which explain why he knows the answers.

  • Trainspotting

    9

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    A wild, freeform, Rabelaisian trip through the darkest recesses of Edinburgh low-life, focusing on Mark Renton and his attempt to give up his heroin habit, and how the latter affects his relationship with family and friends: Sean Connery wannabe Sick Boy, dimbulb Spud, psycho Begbie, 14-year-old girlfriend Diane, and clean-cut athlete Tommy, who's never touched drugs but can't help being curious about them…

  • Trance

    8

    I have watched this movie twice, the latest being on .

    A fine art auctioneer mixed up with a gang joins forces with a hypnotherapist to recover a lost painting. As boundaries between desire, reality and hypnotic suggestion begin to blur the stakes rise faster than anyone could have anticipated.

  • 28 Days Later…

    8

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    Four weeks after a mysterious, incurable virus spreads throughout the UK, a handful of survivors try to find sanctuary.

  • Steve Jobs

    7

    I have watched this movie twice, the latest being on .

    Steve Jobs takes us behind the scenes of the digital revolution, to paint a portrait of the man at its epicenter. The story unfolds backstage at three iconic product launches, ending in 1998 with the unveiling of the iMac.

  • Sunshine

    7

    I have watched this movie three times, the latest being on .

    50 years into the future, the Sun begins to die, and Earth is dying as a result. A team of astronauts are sent to revive the Sun - but the mission fails. Seven years later, a new team are sent to finish the mission as they are Earth's last hope.

  • A Life Less Ordinary

    6

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    Ewan McGregor stars as a cleaning man in L.A. who takes his boss’s daughter hostage after being fired and replaced by a robot. Two “angels” who are in charge of human relationships on earth, offer some unsolicited help to bring this unlikely couple together. The “angels” are so successful that the daughter soon turns on her father in order to save her captor.

  • Shallow Grave

    6

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    Three friends discover their new flatmate dead but loaded with cash.

  • The Beach

    6

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    Twenty-something Richard travels to Thailand and finds himself in possession of a strange map. Rumours state that it leads to a solitary beach paradise, a tropical bliss - excited and intrigued, he sets out to find it.

  • Millions

    5

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    Ethics, being human and the soul all come to the forefront on this masterly-written, directed and acted, fun, very rare film when a 7-year old finds a bag of Pounds with a few days to spend before the currency is switched to Euros and learns what we are really made of.

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My name is Trevor Morris & I am a movie-loving, mountain bike-riding web developer from the UK. Currently, freelancing at Surface.