Brace for 'Memento' Reboot With 5 Backwards Music Videos

Memento (2000)
Directed by Christopher Nolan

Memento (2000) 

Christopher Nolan's Memento -- which both fascinated and confused viewers in 2000 -- will receive a reboot in the near future. Naturally, the news you might want to forget sparked outrage on Twitter, with people repeatedly asking "why?" This news got us thinking about music videos that tell a story in reverse order. Perhaps a few were inspired by the Academy Award-nominated film.

1. Coldplay, "The Scientist" (2002)

Chris Martin wakes up and states, "let's go back to the start." The start, we learn at the end of the video, is before a car accident took place that likely killed his significant other.

2. Bush, "The Only Way Out" (2014)

Gavin Rossdale appears standing next to (and on) a TV screen while the storyline switches from playing backwards to forward. In any case, "the only way out is through."

3. God Lives Underwater, "From Your Mouth" (1998)

Watch a man consume foods (from ice cream to a banana to watermelon) in reverse. 

4. Enigma, "Return to Innocence" (1994)

The song title says it all. Watch the story of a man's life from his death to his birth -- very Curious Case of Benjamin Button.

5. Yeah Yeah Yeahs, "Sacrilege" (2013)

In this reverse narrative, we want to know why a woman is being burned alive and why a man has been shot. "And I plead and I pray.Keep watching.