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The rise and reassessment of ‘Inception’

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It was one of the greatest movies of all time, until it wasn’t. Several weeks before it appeared in theaters, Christopher Nolan‘s “Inception” picked up some of the most flowery hosannas bestowed on a film in many months. A select mix of critics, film awards columnists and online movie bloggers who’d seen early advance screenings rained down unanimous compliments. Ambitious films — and as a wholly original concept sprung from the fertile mind of writer-director Nolan, “Inception” is indisputably ambitious — frequently…

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The rise and reassessment of ‘Inception’

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It was one of the greatest movies of all time, until it wasn’t. Several weeks before it appeared in theaters, Christopher Nolan‘s “Inception” picked up some of the most flowery hosannas bestowed on a film in many months. A select mix of critics, film awards columnists and online movie bloggers who’d seen early advance screenings rained down unanimous compliments. Ambitious films — and as a wholly original concept sprung from the fertile mind of writer-director Nolan, “Inception” is indisputably ambitious — frequently…

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‘Inception’: Let’s talk about that ending

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Pretty sure the headline makes it clear enough, but I’m gonna go ahead and slap a big ol’ Spoiler Alert on this one anyway, because some people are too busy to actually read headlines. But yes, for those who haven’t seen Inception yet: First off, do so, because it’s a blast and definitely a “worth seeing in the theaters” pic with all the collapsing cities-type effects and such. Secondly, avert your eye, because I wanna talk about that last scene. My…

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Nine ways that ‘Inception’ will wake up the Summer movie season

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At this point, it’s probably safe to say that any person excited to Inception has either absorbed every single article on the internet about it, or shut off all routes to the outside world in order not to have the film spoiled for them. However, the truth is that Christopher Nolan‘s movie is surprisingly difficult to spoil, because revealing even most of the parts of its plot says little about how they are ultimately assembled. That said, Cinematical joined a phalanx of…

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Nine ways that ‘Inception’ will wake up the Summer movie season

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At this point, it’s probably safe to say that any person excited to Inception has either absorbed every single article on the internet about it, or shut off all routes to the outside world in order not to have the film spoiled for them. However, the truth is that Christopher Nolan‘s movie is surprisingly difficult to spoil, because revealing even most of the parts of its plot says little about how they are ultimately assembled. That said, Cinematical joined a phalanx of…

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Sorry Marco Rubio, but I’d take Charlie Crist’s cash-on-hand and last three months over your $4.5 mil

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Right now, there are two parlor games dominating the political discussions in the salons of DC, Adams Street in Tallahassee and Datz Deli in Tampa: 1. Depending on whether you support Charlie Crist or Marco Rubio, which Democrat, Jeff Greene or Kendrick Meek do you want to join the general election triumvirate? 2. Who had a better Spring: Marco Rubio and his record setting $4.5 million or Charlie Crist and his workmanlike fundraising, impressive cash-on-hand and his unending earned media? Answering…

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Sorry Marco Rubio, but I’d take Charlie Crist’s cash-on-hand and last three months over your $4.5 mil

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Right now, there are two parlor games dominating the political discussions in the salons of DC, Adams Street in Tallahassee and Datz Deli in Tampa: 1. Depending on whether you support Charlie Crist or Marco Rubio, which Democrat, Jeff Greene or Kendrick Meek do you want to join the general election triumvirate? 2. Who had a better Spring: Marco Rubio and his record-setting $4.5 million or Charlie Crist and his workmanlike fundraising, impressive cash-on-hand and his unending earned media? Answering the…

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