Film review, T2: TRAINSPOTTING, from ‘Built For Speed’

Trainspotting (1996) was, for many, the defining film of Generation X, a hedonistic high-energy, cocktail of heroin addiction, pop-cultural critique and violent dysfunctional mateship. Filled with smart, lacerating dialogue and propelled by one of the best and most cleverly deployed soundtracks in movie history it was a ferocious statement of a youth culture questioning the consumerism, conservatism and political passivity

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