Can you rewatch your memories?

I really enjoyed this piece from Mark Kermode on Christopher Nolan.

I don’t quite need to resort to Memento-style polaroids and tattoos to know what I did yesterday, but I’m not far off on account of the aphantasia and SDAM. So this paragraph of Mark’s stood out for me – because I do not recognise this description of memory at all

“Indeed, who has ever watched a Nolan film and not been intuitively aware that cinema somehow replicates the collage of memory – a random-access series of moving images that can be watched and rewatched, time and time again; faster, slower; forwards, backwards; ordered and reordered.” 

Seriously, is that what memory is like for people with a mind’s eye? Sounds incredible!

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