Memento

January 15, 2010 at 10:13 pm Leave a comment

MOVIE:  Memento

NUTSHELL:  A man with no short term memory tries to find the man who murdered his wife and figure it all out.

GOOD THINGS:  Guy Pearce, crazy good script, Joe Pantoliano, Carrie-Anne Moss

BAD THINGS:  Minor but distracting plot holes, low budgety look, tattoos

FEATURES:  Mark Boone Junior, Stephen Tobolowsky, bad suits, Jaguar, Polaroids

UNCOMFORTABLE MOMENTS:  Who is this?

NOTABLE:  Joe Pantoliano gives a huge long speech that still makes you hang on every word.

BEST PART:  The non-linear narrative freakshow script.

BEST LINE:  Do I lie to myself to be happy?

CROWNS:  5 out of 5

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