Simon Beaufoy

‘Trust’s’ creator and director talk us through their three season plan

As the Academy Award winning scribe and director of Slumdog Millionaire, respectively, Simon Beaufoy and Danny Boyle are obviously more accustomed to working in movies than television. But over the last two decades the influx of supreme television shows like “The Sopranos,” “The...

Friday, March 23, 2018 - 4:47pm

Is ‘Trust’ the definitive version of the Getty kidnapping?

When it was announced that All The Money In The World was being released over two months before Trust those involved in the FX drama would have had every right to feel aggrieved.  That’s because both “All The Money In The World” and “Trust” revolve around the...

Friday, March 23, 2018 - 3:05pm

‘Trust’ is ‘Downton Abbey on acid’ and a reminder that money doesn’t make the world go round

The kidnapping of John Paul Getty III in 1973 is such an expansive, elaborate and debauched story that it can be interpreted in many different ways.    That’s exactly what has happened, too, as Danny Boyle and Simon Beaufoy’s “Trust” comes hot off the heels of...

Thursday, March 22, 2018 - 11:20am