Rent Boy, Spud, Sick Boy and Begbie are still making choices twenty years on, but now those choices include social media, unnamed designer drugs, and, as always, life.
One constant remains – Begbie is still angry.
Danny Boyle’s T2 Trainspotting will arrive in select North American theaters on March 3, 2017 before platforming out beginning March, 10. The new trailer tries a bit too hard to echo the classic Trainspotting trailer of twenty years ago. Check it out after the break.
John Noble has been cast as Sherlock’s wealthy, estranged father on elementary – and he’s a regular! Noble will join the series when it returns this fall. He makes his entrance in season four premiere, coming to New York following Sherlock’s drug relapse.
Elementary (CBS, Thursdays, 10/9C) returns for its third season this evening and it definitely upsets a few applecarts.
Holmes is back after trying to work with MI6 for eight months and he has new protégé. Since his absence, Watson has continued to consult with Captain Gregson and the NYPD with no small amount of success – and Gregson makes it clear that if Holmes wishes to return to his consulting gig, he needs Watson’s blessing. A classic locked room mystery adds the necessary spark to set things rolling and away we go!
One of the most unfortunate side effects of the Great Writer’s Strike of 2008 is that a number of really good TV shows were unable to recapture their momentum after it ended – Shows like Dirty Sexy Money and Eli Stone. In the case of Eli Stone, this particularly sad because it was something that people clamoured for – an original, intelligent, and even thoughtful series.
In screening the second season DVD release, it’s easy to see that Eli Stone – both the series and the character – were evolving. Unlike season one, for example, Eli’s [Jonny Lee Miller] visions – once he got his mojo [that’s spelled “aneurism”] back, they were no longer based on the music of George Michael. There were a couple of Beatles’ tunes that made it into the mix – the best one being Loretta Devine’s show-stopping rendition of Help, in the episode of the same name, in which Devine’s office manager, Patty, needs help for her medical student daughter [Taraji Henson].