Wednesday, July 14, 2010

Glenn Kenny Tackles 'Inception'

I get the feeling Glenn Kenny has hit the nail on the head:

The business in the film about "shared dreaming"—about which we are told very little except that in this film's world it does, you know, exist—is merely a trope, one that enables Nolan to play what you might call a game of multi-dimensional narrative chess. And it is at this level that the film really engages. And that ain't nothing.

(I haven't seen 'Inception', but.) Nicely distilled.

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