Trance (I) (2013)
Yesterday is the latest film from the visionary mind of director Danny Boyle and acclaimed writer Richard Curtis. It stars Himesh Patel as struggling musician Jack Malik who, on the premature eve of his own self retirement from the singer/songwriter craft to the disappointment of his manager (Lily James), is involved in an accident that knocks him out cold and by coincidence all the memory of The Beatles throughout history for everyone aside from Jack. What commences is a meteoric rise of Malik who in the wake of no John, Paul, Ringo and George, takes the mantel himself and travels on a far greater and prosperous journey than he ever could expect.
By no means is it the best work from Boyle, who
13. “Trance” (2013)
This follow-up to the acclaimed “127 Hours” feels like the movie every director whose work is considered “stylish” is born to make — a crime-based psychological potboiler with wild twists and turns that keep the characters and audience alike
Now, Boyle has indicated that he wouldn’t have gone that route. In a new interview with The Independent, Boyle was asked about the lack of female characters across his entire filmmaking canon, including his new release “Yesterday,” out later this week. On some level, it’s an unfair question: While Jacob Stolworthy writes that, of Boyle’s films, “only one has
The Beatles' music is featured in a world where the band never existed in Danny Boyle’s new film Yesterday.
The Beatles didn't electrify rock and roll when they first plugged in to the musical consciousness, but they brought a charge that changed its history. Danny Boyle’s new film Yesterday begins its story when the electricity goes out around the world, and one man loses a tooth and gains an acoustic guitar.
The film imagines a world where the Beatles never existed, and yet features musicians who wouldn’t have chords to build on without the band. Written by Richard Curtis, Yesterday also features the music of the Liverpudlian quartet.
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Himesh Patel (Eastenders) stars as young musician Jack Malik, who is about to give up performing after realizing he'd need a miracle to make it as a rock star.
"We are working on a script right now. And it all depends on that, really. I am working on a Richard Curtis script at the moment. We hope to start shooting that in six or seven weeks. Then Bond would be right at the end of the year.
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