Memento might be Christopher Nolan’s best film. My other argument would be Inception, but I feel like Memento has a lot less to prove and showcases Nolan’s love of intricacy much more clearly in small-scale form. It’s a wonderfully tight and thrilling experience, and I don’t see what could be gained in remaking it.
So, of course it’s getting remade! A group called AMBI Pictures has purchased the rights to the film and has announced their plans to remake it. Insert righteous indignation at the thought of such a sacred piece of media being reconfigured in another form.
In all seriousness, it’s hard to get upset at this kind of stuff anymore. Everything is going to get remade, people are going to hate the news that it’s getting remade, it’ll get released (maybe) and it will either be deplorable and forgotten, mediocre and forgotten, or interesting and defended against people who won’t accept it no matter what. It’s way too early in the game to tell where this Memento remake will end up (or if it even makes it in front of cameras), but one thing I can tell you for sure is…
Huh, when did I start typing?
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