Tag Archives: Danny Boyle

November 18

Filth – Jon S. Baird and the joy of (finally) another successful Welsh adaptation. (Film Review)

“I think there’s something seriously wrong with me.” With the end of the Thatcher era the decade of the 1990’s produced films books and music that came to typify a writhing underbelly of a Britain that belied the facade the Tory’s wanted to plaster over the top of societal cracks.  Thatcher wanted The Empire to […]

April 19

Trance – Danny Boyle and the philosophy of memory and identity. (film review)

It should be no surprise that given the importance of it on the psyche and formation of identity that philosophers and scientists have been discussing memory for as long as philosophy (and biology) have existed. These days, memory is broken down into three components in an attempt to better understand it. These are: habit memory, personal memory and factual […]