16 Feb '11, 7am

FILM | 127 Hours. James Franco's shown a lot of emotive power. Glad he's escaped from the mopey Harry Osborn. #127Hours

FILM | 127 Hours. James Franco's shown a lot of emotive power. Glad he's escaped from the mopey Harry Osborn. #127Hours

published on Dec 29 2010 - 17:08 Skip coffee, cola or any kind of stimulant before submitting to this pounding rush of a survival movie; the overload would be disastrous. But do see it, and squirm through the year’s most profoundly agonising entertainment - or is that agonisingly profound? Danny Boyle, recently coronated for the feelgood Slumdog Millionaire, is back to the adrenalising craft of Trainspotting with this true-life, near-Herzogian tale of impassive nature and hiker Aron Ralston’s confrontation with it. In 2003, cocky outdoorsman Ralston (Franco, displaying massive range) took off on a mountain bike through the American Canyonlands of Utah. Boyle dices the frame into triple split-screen as Ralston launches over crags and dunes, his iPod soundtrack booming in our ears. But the exhilaration comes to a quick halt - and a completely different kind of film - when he...

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Movie Review: 127 Hours

todayonline.com 15 Feb '11, 11pm

WHEN obsessively independent outdoorsman Aron Ralston found himself literally trapped between a rock and a hard place (als...

Movie Review: 127 Hours

Movie Review: 127 Hours

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todayonline.com 08 Feb '11, 10pm

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