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Wait, ‘Inception’ stole everything from Scrooge McDuck?

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Is it fowl play? ‘Inception’ is being hailed as a rare burst of true originality in contemporary Hollywood moviemaking but, as the above panel makes painfully clear, Christopher Nolan will soon be dealing with accusations that his complex dream-world heist film is really just a live-action adaption of a Scrooge McDuck comic-book story from 2004 titled ‘The Dream of a Lifetime.’ Kudos to Videogum for uncovering this scandal. What, you think we’re blowing this out of proportion? Hey, listen, if it walks like a duck...

-- Geoff Boucher

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