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INCEPTION BOX OFFICE SLAYER

By ALI NADERZAD - July 18, 2010Looting dreams is good business, apparently. Chris Nolan's 'Inception' weekend B.O. returns are smashing all predictions to smithereens. Early estimates place coin at around 60M, which should round off at around 61.5 mil when all the final figures are tallied up. It will take a lot more to unseat the contender in the top opening weekend B.O. category (158.4M), ... more >

Inception – THE OTHER VIEW

Another critic sounds off
Leonardo DiCaprio, Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Marion Cotillard
Directed by Christopher Nolan

Christopher Nolan’s dashing mindbender ““Inception”” is doomed to wide and inaccurate comparisons to Stanley Kubrick. I say this because every challenging English-language film that critics cannot immediately box draws comparisons to Kubrick. True, there is a mind-blowing zero-gravity fight scene with the weightlessness of "2001." Then again it could be Fred Astaire, dancing on the ceiling of ... more >

Inception

Such is the stuff that dreams are made of?
Leonardo DiCaprio, Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Marion Cotillard
Directed by Christopher Nolan

There is no question that director Christopher Nolan dreams big. After “The Dark Knight” became one of the most successful superhero adaptations of all time, he returns with “Inception,” definitely one of the year’s most ambitious movies so far. Is it original and interesting? Sure. Is it a masterpiece? No. That story that seems to have eluded everybody during the trailers is this. Leonardo ... more >