There’s an art to Danny Boyle’s directorship...

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Everything that director Danny Boyle touches seems to turn to gold and his latest cinematic offering, Trance (15), is no exception.

The Lancashire lad who brought us Slumdog Millionaire and Trainspotting before wowing the world with his eye-popping opening ceremony at the 2012 London Olympics coats his latest movie with directorial stardust.

‘Trance’ is screened at Hebden Bridge Picture House from tomorrow until Monday (7.45pm, except Sunday, 4.30pm) and stars James McAvoy as Simon, a fine art auctioneer who teams up with a criminal gang to steal a Goya painting worth millions of dollars.

After a blow to the head during the heist, he wakes to find he has no memory of where he hid the painting.

‘Verity’s Summer’ (15), the haunting debut from Palme D’Or-nominated British writer and director Ben Crowe, is showing today (10.30am and 7.45pm).

‘Jack the Giant Slayer’ (12A), starring Ewan McGregor, returns this weekend (1.30pm) while on Sunday evening (7.45pm) US-based drama ‘Compliance’ (15) tells the story of a fast food counter girl accused of theft by a police officer. Kristin Scott Thomas stars in subtitled film ‘In the House’ (15), on Tuesday and Wednesday (7.45pm).

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