Edward Hibbert, Harriet Harris, Chip Zien and Montego Glover - Broadway Barks 17, an annual event to benefit NYC animal shelters and adoption agencies, held in Shubert Alley. at Shubert Alley, - New York City, New York, United States - Saturday 11th July 2015
Harriet Harris - Photographs of a variety of stars as they attended the opening night after party for Broadway's musical comedy 'It Shoulda Been You' The after party was held at the Edison Ballroom in New York City, New York, United States - Tuesday 14th April 2015
David Burtka, Edward Hibbert, Michael X. Martin, Harriet Harris, Lisa Howard, Tyne Daly, Chip Zien, Sierra Boggess, Josh Grisetti and Montego Glover - Opening night of 'It Shoulda Been You' at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre - Curtain Call at Brooks Atkinson Theatre, - New York City, New York, United States - Tuesday 14th April 2015
Ann Harada, Tina Fey, Harriet Harris, Laura Osnes and Santino Fontana - Tina Fey visits the cast of Broadway's Cinderella, backstage at the Broadway Theatre. - New York, NY, United States - Saturday 26th October 2013
"Memento" opens with a seemingly motionless shot of a disturbing Polaroid photograph. A dead body lies face down with a bullet wound in the back of the head. As this shot lingers, the image in the snapshot begins to fade and lighten. Suddenly, the hand holding the photo shakes it around a little, like one does when waiting for a Polaroid to develop -- and the picture fades further. Soon the image of the body is gone completely.
By the time the blank photo jumps back into the camera and the flash goes off, you've already realized you're watching events unfold in reverse. Blood seeps up a wall and a gun flies back into the hands of the man with the camera. Bullet casings leap off the floor and reunite with bullets re-entering the barrel. The dead man stands up. You've just witnessed a murder -- backwards.
While the rest of action takes place in forward gear, the story of "Memento" continues to be told in retrograde. Writer-director Christopher Nolan ("Following") takes us back in time a few minutes to learn that the dead man, Teddy (Joe Pantoliano), was killed by Leonard Shelby (Guy Pearce) as vengeance for the rape and murder of his wife. More importantly, we learn that Leonard received a blow to the head while trying to save her and it severely damaged his short-term memory.
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