Entries by Daniel Cojocaru

Inception

Before its release to the general public film critics heaped endless praise upon Christopher Nolan’s latest mind-bender Inception. Except for a few dissenting voices the verdict was clear: after The…

X-Men: Girard and Derrida

In Violence and Difference Andrew McKenna explores the many parallels between Jacques Derrida’s deconstruction and René Girard’s victimary hypothesis. This important book not only explains why Girard’s theory can stand…

Fight Club

According to the DVD-commentary of Fight Club by director David Fincher, the “Chemical Burn” – scene is the turning point in the narrative. The narrator’s imaginary alter ego Tyler Durden…