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Sep 03

One of the many smart ways that Memento works its gimmick

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One of the many smart ways that Memento works its gimmick (and it’s a shame that a film that tries so hard to transcend will always be “that backwards film”) is that it produces the same effect in the hero and the audience by opposite means: Leonard is frustrated because he doesn’t know what’s going on, and we’re frustrated because we do.

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