I must admit I was dubious of Danny Boyle's idea of presenting Great Britain as a green and pleasant land in his Olympic opening ceremony, but the bucolic idyll was merely a forerunner to the Industrial Revolution (above) in his potted history of Britain. Enter Wallinger swaggering around in a stovepipe hat as Isambard Kingdom Brunel and spouting Shakespeare. Huge smoking chimneys sprouted from the floor.
Opening ceremony auteur Danny Boyle is cutting a feature-length version of his cheeky, occasionally hallucinatory 2012 Olympics kickoff. British newspaper Read Post
As had been rumored, Oscar-winner Danny Boyle (Slumdog Millionaire, 28 Days Later…, Trainspotting) has been tapped as artistic director of the opening ceremony for the 2012 summer Olympics in London. ”You have got to acknowledge tha... Read Post