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Commentary on Danny Boyle

  1. 1. Director’sCommentary On Danny Boyle Marissa Dodd
  2. 2. Youth showbiz/film/2255521/The-boy-Dan-good.html
  3. 3. YouthBoyle was born in 1956 in Boyle as a young boyRadcliffe, Lancashire on the beach in the ‘60s(Wikipedia, 2012).After turning 14, Boylebecame interested in theatre.Thornleigh Salesian College in1975 (IMDB, 2012).Then went to the Universityof Wales to study theatre.Love for film began with hisfirst viewing of Apocalypse showbiz/film/2255521/The-boy-Dan-good.htmlNow.
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  5. 5. Apprentice Boyle on the set of Shallow Grave with Ewan McGregorDirected Genius and Saved in1982 at the Royal Court Theatre(Wikipedia, 2012).Produced 8 films, directed 22(IMDB, 2012).Directed five productions forthe Royal ShakespeareCompany. nm0000965
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  7. 7. Awards - Honors Boyle receiving his Golden Globe award for Slumdog Millionaire in ’0966 wins, 49 nominations (IMDB,2012).Empire Awards (Best Director) forShallow Grave in 1996 (Wikipedia,2012).BAFTA Scotland Awards (BestFeature Film) for Trainspotting in1997.Golden Globes (Best Director-Motion Picture) for SlumdogMillionaire in 2009. nm0000965
  8. 8. Techniques - Style S8Y7wCnxSTI/AAAAAAAAC6Y/ 2011/03/127hours3159.jpg uploads/2008/11/4e5ee84b73730.jpg 7BFUfH0bhYw/s400/ishot-491.jpg
  9. 9. Techniques - Style 1. Opening shot is usually a shot from the middle of the movie. 2. Kinetic camera. 3. Often uses Ewan McGregor. 4. Bright, colorful landscapes. 5. Intricate and creative flashbacks. Ewan McGregor in Kinetic camera effect in Flashback in 127 Hours Shallow Grave Slumdog Millionaire S8Y7wCnxSTI/AAAAAAAAC6Y/ 2011/03/127hours3159.jpg uploads/2008/11/4e5ee84b73730.jpg 7BFUfH0bhYw/s400/ishot-491.jpg
  10. 10. Films
  11. 11. Films
  12. 12. Quotes nm0000965
  13. 13. Quotes“You don’t realize it, but often people are frightenedof the director.” - Boyle Boyle behind the lens of Trainspotting“I think I’m better at making films on my own hometurf... I’m better at making smaller films.” - Boyle“I want people to leave the cinema feeling thatsomething’s been confirmed for them about life.”- Boyle“Boyle cast young actors with little or no experiencein the min roles, and got from them grippingperformances seasoned actors would have haddifficulty pulling off.” - Vikas Swarup“Director Danny Boyle captures Mumbai in all its nm0000965complexities, but never loses sight of each individualcharacter.” - Rebecca Murray
  14. 14. Legacy - Influence 8bb25125f1df5891617ee50b78beb62c-orig.jpg
  15. 15. Legacy - Influence Boyle on the set of TrainspottingTrainspotting’s unusuallygifted cast helped blow awaythe final traces of the Thatcherera and restore a sense of pridein British cinema.Trainspotting placed heroinaddicts in business andphilosophy. 8bb25125f1df5891617ee50b78beb62c-orig.jpg
  16. 16. Sources
  17. 17. Sources"Danny Boyle." Wikipedia. Wikimedia Foundation, 16May 2012. Web. 24 May 2012. <>."Danny Boyle." IMDb. Web. 24 May 2012.<>."The Boy Dan Good." The Sun. Web. 24 May 2012.<>.