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Trainspotting
Unrepentant Scottish junkies are observed with a mordant eye.
"...Directed by: Danny Boyle. Starring: Ewan McGregor, Ewen Bremner, Jonny Lee Miller, Kevin McKidd, Robert..."

Aug. 2, 1996 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

American Pastoral
Philip Roth's beloved book hits the screen
"...Directed by: Ewan McGregor. Starring: Ewan McGregor, Jennifer Connelly, Dakota Fanning, Peter..."

Nov. 11, 2016 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Beginners
Christopher Plummer and Ewan McGregor play father and son in this lovely drama about what happens to both after the older man discovers near the end of his life that he's gay.
"...Directed by: Mike Mills. Starring: Ewan McGregor, Christopher Plummer, Mélanie Laurent, Goran Visnjic, Kai Lennox,..."

June 24, 2011 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Last Days in the Desert
Ewan McGregor plays both Jesus and the devil in this secular imagining
"...Directed by: Rodrigo García. Starring: Ewan McGregor, Tye Sheridan, Ciarán Hinds and Ayelet Zurer...."

May 20, 2016 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

I Love You Phillip Morris
Jim Carrey and Ewan McGregor star in this tale of Texas con man Steven Russell, which walks an unsteady line between outright farce and redemptive gay love story.
"...by: Glenn Ficarra and John Requa. Starring: Jim Carrey, Ewan McGregor, Leslie Mann, Rodrigo Santoro, Antoni Corone and Brennan..."

Dec. 17, 2010 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Cassandra's Dream
Woody Allen is still making movies at the rate of at least one a year. The problem is that he doesn’t make good movies at the rate of one a year.
"...Directed by: Woody Allen. Starring: Ewan McGregor, Colin Farrell, Tom Wilkinson, Hayley Atwell, John Benfield,..."

Jan. 18, 2008 Movie Review by Josh Rosenblatt

Deception
In this so-called erotic thriller, busy New York City power brokers partake in a decadent sex club that eventually proves fatal.
"...Directed by: Marcel Langenegger. Starring: Hugh Jackman, Ewan McGregor, Michelle Williams, Lisa Gay Hamilton, Natasha Henstridge and..."

May 2, 2008 Movie Review by Steve Davis

A Life Less Ordinary
"...Directed by: Danny Boyle. Starring: Ewan McGregor, Cameron Diaz, Holly Hunter, Delroy Lindo, Dan Hedaya,..."

Oct. 24, 1997 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Moulin Rouge
This musical sucks you in with its own brand of willful illogic and breathtaking visuals. Set in turn-of-the-century Paris, a penniless poet falls madly in love with a nightclub's star performer, a chanteuse-cum-courtesan who has a heart of gold and is an incipient consumptive. The music is a combination of restructured modern pop tunes manhandled into clever new forms.
"...Directed by: Baz Luhrmann. Starring: Nicole Kidman, Ewan McGregor, John Leguizamo, Jim Broadbent and Richard Roxburgh. For..."

June 1, 2001 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Young Adam
A finely observed moral drama from Scottish filmmaker David Mackenzie, one of the rare directors who is equally adept at composition and working with his actors.
"...Directed by: David Mackenzie. Starring: Ewan McGregor, Tilda Swinton, Peter Mullan, Emily Mortimer, Jack McElhone..."

May 14, 2004 Movie Review by Marrit Ingman

Salmon Fishing in the Yemen
Ewan McGregor and Emily Blunt are delightfully matched in this offbeat romantic comedy from the director of Chocolat.
"...Directed by: Lasse Hallström. Starring: Ewan McGregor, Emily Blunt, Amr Waked, Kristin Scott Thomas, Tom..."

March 30, 2012 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Christopher Robin
Back to the Hundred Acre Wood in this live-action sequel
"...Directed by: Marc Forster. Starring: Ewan McGregor, Hayley Atwell, Bronte Carmichael and Mark Gatiss...."

Aug. 10, 2018 Movie Review by Richard Whittaker

Stay
With a script by David Benioff (25th Hour) and direction by Marc Forster of Monster's Ball fame, Stay is an ambitious experiment that never quite jells.
"...Directed by: Marc Forster. Starring: Ewan McGregor, Naomi Watts, Ryan Gosling, Bob Hoskins, Janeane Garofalo,..."

Oct. 21, 2005 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Down With Love
"...Directed by: Peyton Reed. Starring: Renée Zellweger, Ewan McGregor, Sarah Paulson, David Hyde Pierce, Rachel Dratch, Tony..."

May 16, 2003 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Eye of the Beholder
"...Directed by: Stephan Elliott. Starring: Ewan McGregor, Ashley Judd, Ann-Marie Brown, Geneviève Bujold, Jason Priestley,..."

Jan. 28, 2000 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Nightwatch
"...Directed by: Ole Bornedal. Starring: Ewan McGregor, Patricia Arquette, Josh Brolin, Lauren Graham, Nick Nolte..."

June 19, 1998 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

T2 Trainspotting
The sequel to the 1996 classic
"...Directed by: Danny Boyle. Starring: Ewan McGregor, Ewen Bremner, Jonny Lee Miller, Robert Carlyle, Steven..."

March 24, 2017 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Our Kind of Traitor
Stellan Skarsgård and Damien Lewis rock this John le Carré adaptation
"...Directed by: Susanna White. Starring: Ewan McGregor, Naomie Harris, Stellan Skarsgård, Damian Lewis, Jeremy Northam,..."

July 1, 2016 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Mortdecai
Johnny Depp fails to unleash his inner Peter Sellers in this globetrotting spy comedy.
"...Directed by: David Koepp. Starring: Johnny Depp, Gwyneth Paltrow, Ewan McGregor, Paul Bettany and Olivia Munn...."

Jan. 30, 2015 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

The Impossible
The sound and fury of the Christmas tsunami is deeply harrowing as shown here through the microcosm of one family's experience.
"...Directed by: Juan Antonio Bayona. Starring: Naomi Watts, Ewan McGregor, Tom Holland, Samuel Joslin and Oaklee Pendergast...."

Jan. 4, 2013 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

The Men Who Stare at Goats
Army experiments in the paranormal become a warped platform on which George Clooney, Ewan McGregor, Jeff Bridges, and Kevin Spacey run narrative circles.
"...Directed by: Grant Heslov. Starring: George Clooney, Ewan McGregor, Jeff Bridges, Kevin Spacey, Stephen Lang, Robert Patrick,..."

Nov. 6, 2009 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Miss Potter
This Renée Zelweger movie about the life of Peter Rabbit author Beatrix Potter lacks dramatic tension and a sense of purpose.
"...Directed by: Chris Noonan. Starring: Renée Zellweger, Ewan McGregor, Emily Watson, Barbara Flynn, Bill Patterson, Matyelok Gibbs,..."

March 9, 2007 Movie Review by Josh Rosenblatt

Star Wars: Episode III – Revenge of the Sith
Veering from moments of breathtakingly visualized valor to outright stupidity, Sith is a vast improvement over the previous two outings, but still and all, it’s no Star Wars.
"...Directed by: George Lucas. Starring: Ewan McGregor, Natalie Portman, Hayden Christensen, Ian McDiarmid, Frank Oz,..."

May 20, 2005 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Scanlines
"...for their help in providing videos and laser discs.) Ewan McGregor as the junkie Renton is 1996's Trainspotting. Trainspotting..."

Dec. 5, 1997 Screens Feature

Faster
Loud, swooping documentary about the sport of motorcycle racing follows 24 riders on the international circuit.
"...mounts toppling ass over eyebrows at ridiculous speeds. Narrator Ewan McGregor (yes, that Ewan McGregor) notes that there’s been..."

Oct. 8, 2004 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Miles Ahead
Don Cheadle stars in and directs this unusual Miles Davis biopic
"...Directed by: Don Cheadle. Starring: Don Cheadle, Ewan McGregor, Emayatzy Corinealdi, Michael Stuhlbarg and Lakeith Lee Stanfield...."

April 15, 2016 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Big Fish
Tim Burton is all grown up and getting serious.
"...Directed by: Tim Burton. Starring: Ewan McGregor, Albert Finney, Billy Crudup, Jessica Lange, Matthew McGrory,..."

Dec. 26, 2003 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Brassed Off!
"...Directed by: Mark Herman. Starring: Pete Postlethwaite, Ewan McGregor, Tara Fitzgerald and Stephen Tompkinson. Robust, combative, big-souled,..."

June 13, 1997 Movie Review by Russell Smith

A Whole Lotta Lava Going On
Winter/Spring Movie Sneaks
"...OFF D: Mark Herman; with Pete Postlethwaite, Tara Fitzgerald, Ewan McGregor...."

Feb. 14, 1997 Screens Feature by Marjorie Baumgarten

Fall Movie Round-Up
Sneaking Into Autumn
"...Ewan McGregor in Ole Bornedal's Nightwatch NIGHTWATCH D: Ole Bornedal;..."

Sept. 6, 1996 Screens Feature by Marjorie Baumgarten

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