Are We All in a Trance?

Review of Trance, Directed by Danny BoyleWhat is the role of memory in shaping our identity and our motives? This question drives the plot of Trance, Danny Boyle’s (Trainspotting, Slumdog Millionaire) newest film. If you just watch the trailer, you immediately know that the film is not what it seems. There are going to be twists and turns and subplots within subplots that somehow merge into the main plot. But the question posed to Simon (James McAvoy)—and us—is, “Who are you without your memori … [Read more...]