Inception Evaluation

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Oscar Mudilo Dr. Edwardo Perez ENGL 1301 April 17, 2014 Inception Inception, which means beginning, is a movie about a professional thief who commits corporate espionage by infiltrating the subconscious of his targets. With its characters, music, special effects, originality, and rating. Inception is able to capture its audience with its unique thrills, and to the fact that the story stays within the bounds of believability. In this paper I will examine the five categories for a Sci-fi thrillers film and rate Inception in what levels it falls in such as, mediocre, fair, good, and excellent. The following sections, explain what makes this an excellent film. The director, Christopher Nolan, also director the Batman Trilogy, does an excellent job with his selection of characters. Nolan now has enough power in Hollywood that he can bring together some of the best ensembles of any given year, but can he always handle them? First of all, I feel that in his previous movies he did a poor job of selecting actresses. His female characters range from uninteresting and almost unnecessary (Carrie-Anne Moss in Memento, Hilary Swank in Insomnia) to god-awful (Scarlett Johansson in Prestige, both Maggie Gyllenhaal and Katie Holmes in the Batman movies). But Inception, au contraire, provides us, finally, with a strong female character. Marion Cotillard gives a very strong performance as the film's femme fatale. The rest of the supporting cast is strong for the most part, but no one stands out like Tom Hardy's Eames. He's an actor who came out of nowhere to become this film's action hero. Cillian Murphy does a good job of supporting and Ken Watanabe and Dileep Rao are nothing much to write about. DiCaprio and Gordon-Levitt carry the weight in this movie and Ellen page does an excellent job balancing DiCaprio’s character, so not much room is left for anyone else in the…...

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