Tag Archives: James McAvoy

March 09

The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Him – Ned Benson from his POV. (SFF Film Review)

This film opens in Sydney this week. The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Him is currently showing at the Sydney Film Festival. You can grab your tickets here. You can read the review of The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigy: Her, here. It seems that Ned Benson writes men better than he writes women, as this version […]

March 09

The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Her – Ned Benson from her POV.(SFF Film Review)

This film opens in Sydney this week. The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby – Her  is showing at the Sydney Film Festival. You can grab your tickets here. The whole Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby project is better appreciated if you retain the idea of subtlety, keeping it as a filter of sorts through which to view […]

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 […]