Martha Marcy May Marlene: A Hitchcockian Thriller with a Structure Reminiscent of Memento

The film Martha Marcy May Marlene (MMMM), directed by Sean Durkin and starring Elizabeth Olsen, is a thriller in the Hitchkockian sense. Its pace and editing create ebbs and flows of “sit on the edge of your seat” tension punctuated by brief climaxes. It has an ending that is unexpected and at the same time … Continue reading Martha Marcy May Marlene: A Hitchcockian Thriller with a Structure Reminiscent of Memento