Memento | Artfully Bedraggled Film Reviews
Made for less than $10 million, Memento was director Christopher Nolan's breakout hit, the film that started him on the path that led to a series of epic, brainy blockbusters, among them The Dark Knight, Inception and Interstellar. Made a mere 15 years ago, the rights to the film initially belonged to Newmarket Films, who produced it; in 2009 the company was bought by Exclusive Media Group, which was in turn acquired by Ambi Pictures, who are behind the remake.
Review of Memento (2000) by Akash V | Cinafilm
There are a few explanations to fob off any embryonic queries about how we got here, but the writer-director Nolan (Memento, Batman Begins, The Dark Knight) is mainly concerned with getting Cobb and his crack team of specialists inside a drugged Fischer’s heavily policed subconscious, from whence they descend into a perilous helter-skelter of dreams within dreams.
Memento (2000) Christopher Nolan made the world sit up and pay attention to him by crafting (with his brother Jonah) a revenge-fuelled crime thriller that dared to demand that its audience sit up and pay attention to its every last detail.
Memento (2000) Movie Review – MRQE
At the same time, however, Koreans got a glimpse of the future, with the debut of satellite and terrestrial broadcasting for mobile phones, and the promise of various new, hi-tech means of watching films set to emerge in the next few years.
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Memento review - Movie Criticism by Plume Noire
"If Lars can slice up a donkey," they might reasonably ask, "then what's wrong with a few chickens?" () (Addendum: a reader has now informed me that Von Trier elected not to include the scene with the donkey in his final cut, as he feared it might be too distracting)
I should admit before starting this review that I've always had a hard time connecting on an emotional level with the films of Kim Ki-duk.
Memento review by Plume Noire's Los Angeles movie critics.
From large commercial releases to low-budget digital films, from action films to romantic comedies, there was more or less something for everyone in 2005, and audiences responded with strong interest and support.Commercially, the first half of the year showed an unmistakable drop from the previous year, but a string of major box office hits followed in the second half, including , and in the closing days of the year, .
Christopher Nolan Remembers ‘Memento’ | IndieWire
Although Korean films did not win any major awards from top-ranked festivals in 2005, as they had the previous year, the films themselves provided a much broader range of quality.