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Old v. Gold 119: Trainspotting

So far, the subjects of Old v. Gold have been genre films or old films aimed at child or teen viewers, a trend which leads us naturally to … Trainspotting. You see, someone remembered Danny Boyle’s acclaimed tale of heroin-dependent and -adjacent young men in Scotland as a kind of, I guess, funny romp? So here we are (in a session recorded a couple of weeks ago, before certain grim recent Hollywood news), to find out what we — and our peanut gallery of one — get from this energetic and artistic 1996 movie in 2014. (A hint: depressed.)

You know, we all went through that mid-’90s poop phase.

Podcasters: Robert, Tim, David, Mary Ellen

  • 00:00 Intro and Memories
  • 09:42 After the Viewing
  • 15:57 Tough Topic
  • 23:53 The Music
  • 29:46 The Vote

Next Week’s Assignment

It’s Escape to Witch Mountain, which we promise, despite the title, is not about heroin.

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