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Twists and Turns

Last week on Monday we started to examine the plot of Inception in light of Christopher Vogler’s work, The Writer’s Journey. We only made it through act one of three, however, because laying the groundwork of some principles covered in The Writer’s Journey, and because of this, … 1,241 more words

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Targets

In the film Inception, two people’s dream spaces were infiltrated by Cobb and a team. Several personal details go into creating a believable dream space for each target; Arthur had to get in-depth information on the target to aid in crafting a natural physical setting for the dreams, sometimes a forger would change into people that were dear to the target, and countless others. 792 more words

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Inception: Plot

Inception is known for its mind-bending premise and plot. It strives to introduce you to unheard of technology that allows the manipulation of dreams and dreams within dreams – it’s easy to see why it gets hard to understand very early on in the film. 1,049 more words

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Allies and Friends

Every hero needs people to rally around him or her when life gets hard. These allies can encourage the hero, help the hero in some way, or give the hero a new perspective. 850 more words

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Dreams Within Dreams

Last week Monday we discussed all the world building that went into Inception. But it doesn’t stop there, story addicts. This level of world building not only exists on its own extravagant level for all to see when they watch the film, but it affords the characters the opportunity to do world building of their own. 1,015 more words

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Mal

As complex as Mister Cobb is, as we explored last week Friday, his wife seems to take this complexness to even another degree. Mal has thought processes and secrets that it takes the whole film to unravel, just like Cobb. 714 more words

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