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Inception: The Comedy

I don't believe in spoilers, so I'm limited in the things that I can say about Inception (Unless I truly am the last person on earth to see the movie, which I know isn't true, because I beat Nadine to it. HA. First movie I've seen since in theatre since...March?).

I did like it. I was surprised by its cleanliness. There's no sex. Hardly any profanity. Violence yes, but neither overly graphic nor bloody. It stays tightly focused on the actual story. Well done, Christopher Nolan. Well done.

I understand (most of) the hype. I like the classy but unusual character names. And it totally set the stage for a sequel. Next summer, I'm betting. I also have been mulling over what I would choose as my totem.


I will now focus on the great comedic lines of the film:

1. (as they enter into dreamland, it is pouring rain in NYC)
"Couldn't you have gone pee before take-off??"


- I laughed out loud at this line, as did my birthday-friend, Heather. The rest of the rather full theatre...not so much. Was this joke too subtle?!?


2. (Albert is shooting a decently-sized-rifle out the window at some bad guys. Eames walks over.)
"Don't be afraid to dream a little bigger, darling." (Eames produces a grenade launcher.)


3. (Albert and Ariadne are sitting in the hotel lobby. People are staring at them.)
Ariadne: "Everyone's looking at us."
Albert: "Quick, kiss me."
(they kiss)
Ariadne: "They're still looking."
Albert: (shrugs) "It was worth a shot."

Comments

Katie V. said…
I still haven't seen it. But I think I"m going next week. So I'll read your blog later in case something gets spoiled anyway lol. I"M the last person I think (I'm going with my sis but she's already seen it)
Jesskah said…
o man.
Fish, I feel like I don't even know you. I didn't read the quotes for the same reason as KV but...wow, I don't know why I'm so shocked that you've seen this flick. apparently it was number two at the box office this weekend after "The Other Guys" which I did see so..in that sense I am better than you. But in another, more important sense, I am jealous of you(r movie viewage).
Beth said…
katie - can't wait to discuss it!

jesskah - i am not sure why this is so shocking??

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