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Inception (film review) *contains spoilers*


Film: Inception
Year: 2010
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-fi
Directed By: Christopher Nolan
Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Ellen Page
About: A thief who steals corporate secrets through the use of dream-sharing technology is given the inverse task of planting an idea into the mind of a CEO.
Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d3A3-zSOBT4

My Rating:
Having been recommended to watch Inception and not having seen it in years I gave it a watch and was surprised on how great this movie was and how I had not given this film more attention in the past.

Inception is about a mission to help break up a company of a competitor through the use of planting the idea in his head through layers which can only be made through going into other people's dreams. Not only this but when the main operative's own subconscious comes through could it destroy everything?

I love the concept of this film and thought that it was acted out brilliantly and executed in a way which was very understanding and kept the watcher entertained all the way through. Understanding why the subconscious from the main character was breaking through and his guilt also was great at better understanding the movie. I do like that it explains how to wake up the characters without having them trapped and what happens if someone gets stuck in the dream world and dies so ends up in limbo.Having the character in which they are planting the idea I enjoyed how it went through how he didn't get along with his father and was told how he was a disappointment and felt he wasn't wanted by his father to coming to terms with his fathers death and that he didn't need to live in his fathers shadow but could be his own man which he realises by the end of the movie. The ending of the movie when you see that the main character is still in limbo and never made it back was a great ending as it showed that he didn't want to come back now that he had made peace with his guilt and that now he is able to be with his children now that the job has been done. It does leave the watcher also wondering if the main character will want to come back to reality and see his real children or if he will just stay in limbo with his children or die due to still being in the water. 

I do wish however that there was more explanation in how the dream world works and how they are able to go into each other's dreams which I feel that it doesn't touch upon as much.

Overall, this is an amazing movie and one that I would recommend to those looking for an action and sci-fi movie. I would also recommend this film to those who are fans of "The Matrix". I will definitely be watching this film again.

My Review: 5/5 


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