Dom, harboring secrets of his own, brings in a dream "architect" (
And there's a lot going on. What follows cannot quite be defined and, much like our own dreams, our grasp of what takes place is fleeting.
Although there's a love story at its core, "Inception" is curiously unemotional in spite of the excellent performances, including a haunting
Like a good dream you want to revisit, I feel a need to see this movie again.
Lots of sorcery — not much magic
His foolish personality and silly antics undermine the entire premise. Good thrillers create some feeling of tension and danger for the audience. You can't feel real tension when everything is played for laughs and all the action is completely predictable. Yet Jerry and his peers keep making these cookie-cutter fantasy films over and over again.
They all feature similar plot devices, characters and loud special effects. This one might as well be the next installment of "National Treasure" or "Prince of Persia." It has tons of comic-book action and crazy chase scenes we've all seen before. But second-rate acting, lame dialogue and a contrived plot will prevent this expensive effort from being the blockbuster Disney wanted. It might have some sorcery, but not nearly enough magic.
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