Remember to Forget

Memory, movie-watching, and the uncertainty principle of Memento
by Michael Atkinson   posted Apr 22, 2010

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Very interesting article! I'm glad I stumbled upon it. I definitely agree with the idea that Memento gets its appeal from forcing us to pick up certain cues and "live" the mental illness Leonard has. Incredibly original and thought-provoking!
njrioux   posted 20.02.13


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Michael Atkinson is the author/editor of six books, including Ghosts in the Machine: Speculating on the Dark Heart of Pop Cinema (Limelight Eds., 2000), Flickipedia (Chicago Review Press, 2007), Exile Cinema: Filmmakers at Work Beyond Hollywood (SUNY Press, 2008), and the novels from St. Martin's Press Hemingway Deadlights and Hemingway Cutthroat.

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