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Danny Boyle manages to get us in a ‘Trance’, but just barely



Trance Review

Starring: James McAvoyVincent CasselRosario Dawson

Written by Joe Ahearne, John Hodge

Directed by Danny Boyle

Director Danny Boyle takes a step back into the realm of the psychological crime thriller for the first time since his debut film “Shallow Grave” with his newest film set in the world of art crime, Trance. The film is the feature adaptation of writer Joe Ahearne’s television film from 2001 of the same name, with frequent Boyle writing collaborator Hodge helping out with script of this version of the story. With a stellar trio leading the film the only question that remains is how effective it is?

Simon (McAvoy) is a fine art auctioneer who gets mixed up with a gang led by Franck (more…)