The stage was set in the first few minutes
of this movie by laying the story out, only revealing the film
hasn't even started yet.
At this point forward, the audience is
putty in the writer's creative hands, guiding the story through
a mirage of past, present, and future points of view.
You'll find yourself on the edge of your
seat in anticipation. I think this is really a clever and new
approach of presenting a love/comedy/drama.
Don't miss this theatrical experience.
What? Another film about the consequences
of memory erasure!
Jim Carrey plays it straight (well, sort
of) in this cleverly written, mind-altering, romantic comedy
from the demented mind of Charlie Kaufman (the same man who brought
us Adaptation, and Being John Malkovitch).
It's a backwards relationship movie that
shows you that sometimes you have to look back to see what you
are missing right now.
The star attempts to have memories of his
ex-girlfriend erased from his mind in this twisty, romantic,
The idea of blanking out every last thought
of a failed romance has a lighthearted spookiness about it.
The screenwriter toys with the boundaries
between reality and fantasy, and makes some probing points about
the softness of memory and the importance of the past in defining