Dom Cobb is a skilled thief, the absolute best in the dangerous art of extraction, stealing valuable secrets from deep within the subconscious during the dream state, when the mind is at its most vulnerable. Cobb’s rare ability has made him a coveted player in this treacherous new world of corporate espionage, but it has also made him an international fugitive and cost him everything he has ever loved. Now Cobb is being offered a chance at redemption. One last job could give him his life back but only if he can accomplish the impossible-inception. Instead of the perfect heist, Cobb and his team of specialists have to pull off the reverse: their task is not to steal an idea but to plant one. If they succeed, it could be the perfect crime. But no amount of careful planning or expertise can prepare the team for the dangerous enemy that seems to predict their every move. An enemy that only Cobb could have seen coming. –IMDb
Successful producer, film director and writer Christopher Jonathan James Nolan famous by the name Christopher Nolan was born on the 30th July 1970 in London. Christopher holds dual citizenship of the United Kingdom and the United States of America as his father was from the UK and his mother hailed from the US. He married Emma Thomas in 1997 a film producer and ardent admirer of Nolan’s work. The couple is have four children residing with them in Los Angeles. His brother Jonathan Nolan is a renowned author with whom Christopher often collaborates during the production of his movies.
Nolan spent considerable time between London and Chicago during his childhood. Nolan was educated in an independent school known as Hailey Bury College, in Hertfordshire near Hertford, England. Later Christopher Nolan learned the intricacies of English literature at University College London. An early starter Christopher Nolan started shooting films with a super 8 camera borrowed from his father… read more
I found it to be more of a heist movie than a sci-fi. It didn't appear to be the complex masterpiece that its fans claim it is to me. But it did appear to me to be a well crafted, well executed heist movie, a very exciting and thrilling ride...far far from perfect but very enjoyable.
Although I have a certain amount of respect for the scope of this film, there's too much talk and no tension in Inception. It's flat, cold and only mildly impressive. It's not pretty, dreamlike, or particularly creative. All this film comes down to is a daft action movie where DiCaprio plays himself condescending Ellen Page and running around dreams with a French woman. Artistically unimpressive disappointment.
I love the ambition in this film,but way too much action.It's the problem when you want to be more accessible to a larger audience,you dumb it down! Too bad,but good movie though. THE PRESTIGE.
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