Danny Boyle, director of one of our top 10 most anticipated films of the year, took some time out of his day to answer questions about his new movie, past work, and future prospects as part of a Reddit AMA (Ask Me Anything).
Some of his answers show humility and introspection. When asked if he could go back in time and direct any film, which would he choose, Boyle responded, mentioning his biggest critical failure to date:
The Beach. I would do it much better than the original guy.
About his first film:
Yes after each film my Dad saw he’d say ‘Yeah, it’s good, but not as good as Shallow Grave’. There is an innocence about making your first film which is like gold dust and I try and take some of that innocence into each new film I make…
See the whole gamut of questions and an answer here.