Trainspotting

News

open casting call: danny boyle is looking for a liam gallagher

Are you a male aged 18-23? Do you like wearing parkas? Can you convincingly pull off a Mancunian accent? If you answered yes to any of the above, then we may just have the role for you, our kid...
Mahoro Seward
5.28.19
Music

slowthai pays tribute to 'trainspotting' in his new video

‘Doorman’ sees the musician reenact Danny Boyle’s cult classic. Toilet scene included.
Frankie Dunn
1.7.19
News

katharine hamnett designed 'choose life' merch for 'trainspotting: t2'

Choose eco-friendly coffee tumblers. Choose 'T2' tangerine T-shirts and politically charged tote bags.
Hannah Ongley
3.29.17
Music

i-D's weekly cultural round-up

Your guide to what you need to see, hear, watch, listen, go to and do, this week.
Felix Petty
2.8.17
Film

revisiting the impact of 'trainspotting's unforgettable soundtrack

With 'Trainspotting 2’s' release today, we celebrate the worldwide phenomenon of the original film – thanks, in part, to its defining snapshot of contemporary music culture.
Joe Gamp
1.27.17
Culture

tales of forbidden pleasure with a young irvine welsh

With his bleakly humorous tales of dead-end pleasures and post-rave burnout, Irvine Welsh was the first writer to take up the challenge of defining the chemical generation. As the filmatic sequel to his debut novel Trainspotting hits cinemas, we return...
Matthew Collin
1.27.17
Film

the stars of ‘t2: trainspotting’ on 90s nostalgia and defining a new generation

Ewan McGregor, Jonny Lee Miller, Ewen Bremner, and Robert Carlyle discuss reprising their iconic roles and rediscovering Pulp.
Colin Crummy
1.27.17
Film

​how 'trainspotting' schooled a lost generation of scots in the power of patriotism

Choose tartan. Choose shortbread. Choose sectarian soccer violence. Choose using a film about junkies in Leith to help you love your country. 20 years after the original 'Trainspotting' dropped, we revisit its impact on Scottish youth.
Douglas Greenwood
1.25.17
Film

the first look at 'trainspotting 2'

T2 rides a wave of nostalgia back to the big screen, but 20 years on the boys from Leith still have that 'Lust For Life.'
Matthew Whitehouse
1.20.17
Film

'trainspotting' star says the film "basically invented" skinny jeans for men

Now that we think about it, Spud's jeans could almost be Saint Laurent.
Isabelle Hellyer
1.19.17
Film

​the 't2 trainspotting' soundtrack leaked and it sounds ace

"Iggy Pop's not dead. He toured last year!"
Charlotte Gush
1.11.17
News

what did renton do after trainspotting? ewan mcgregor explains all

Short answer: he chose life. Long answer? Read on...
Isabelle Hellyer
12.19.16
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