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!