I think I first heard of Memento from Better In The Dark (still one of my favorite podcasts of all-time. Check out their archives at https://bitdsite.wordpress.com) and I ended up getting it from Netflix. I was absolutely blown away and if it’s not one of my favorite films, I’d at least put it on my highly recommended list. Shea Serrano shared his thoughts during Christopher Nolan Week. Make note.
Memento, Christopher Nolan’s breakout film from 2000, is fun to talk about. It’s fun because the movie is great, but also because everything turns very muddy very quickly. To wit, these are the points that need to be mentioned when you talk about it; they start out firm enough, but then everything goes to mush: