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Jetrel wrote: Edit: Fridge logic. Censoring d i c k by replacing it with ass doesn't make a whit of sense, since they're considered equally offensive. What gives? :augh:
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I saw Inception at a drive-in last Saturday. It was well worth the admission and I may even get it on DVD when it comes out. However, the only thing that bugged me was I noticed some inconsistencies in the rules they established, for example the rules about "kicking" out of dreams. If you're going to make people keep track of an elaborate rule system just to understand the plot, then you should IMO at least be consistent about it. I won't give anything away to avoid revealing plot details, though. I highly recommend seeing it for yourself, if you consider yourself someone who appreciates science fiction in the slightest. ;)
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Sapient wrote:I saw Inception at a drive-in last Saturday. It was well worth the admission and I may even get it on DVD when it comes out. However, the only thing that bugged me was I noticed some inconsistencies in the rules they established, for example the rules about "kicking" out of dreams. If you're going to make people keep track of an elaborate rule system just to understand the plot, then you should IMO at least be consistent about it. I won't give anything away to avoid revealing plot details, though. I highly recommend seeing it for yourself, if you consider yourself someone who appreciates science fiction in the slightest. ;)
Wait a second... what do you mean by that...there are still drive-ins?


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HomerJ wrote:Wait a second... what do you mean by that...there are still drive-ins?
There is one here in the metro Salt Lake City area that I know of. It has 8 or 10 screens and has a lot of volume on summer weekends. Not sure about other times. I think they are still around in part because you get to see 2 movies. They play one after the other.

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The idea of a drive-in cracks me up. Then don't even bother to build a theater, but make you watch the movie in the fricking parking lot.
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I'm guessing they're just up for the nostalgia? Same as Automats.

But the concept of watching a movie in a car is pretty cool. That way, you can lean back, talk, make out, keep stuff in the backseat, etc.
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Because you guys are a smart crowd, I was hoping to discuss Inception with you. I was thinking of starting a thread "Inception (spoilers)", but I guess the discussion really belongs here, even if it isn't everyone's favorite movie. I'll use spoiler tags.

MAJOR SPOILERS below.
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Maiklas: I think that maybe Mal thrashed the room to make it LOOK like it was a struggle, to further add proof to her claim that Cobb is trying to kill her. They were pretty high up, so witnesses probably didn't have an excellent view. Cobb was trying to reach her anyway, so it might look like it.

If the top DOES get all screwy because of its past ownership, that might explain the hole at the end where Cobb could simply realize he was dreaming because it didn't stop. He has to see it eventually right? Eventually it's going to keep spinning past the normal time.


EDIT: I also think it's both. Any inconsistency can easily make sense just by adding "this part was a dream" Noland probably knew that there obviously would be holes and therefore found a way to cover any mistakes.
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Replying to Hulavuta about Inception...
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Well, Cobb could have always "pushed" her REALLY far? (It wasn't that far, IMO. I don't remember the movie exactly, so I could be wrong.)

With everything being in a dream....that's kind of crazy, IMO.

About the suitcases, they said it was developed by the military, correct? They made it so the soldiers could shoot and beat the crap out of each other and not actually die. It DOES seem kind of realistic that the military would be able to do such a thing. After all, they did make nuclear bombs...
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My favourite movies right now are Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, Back to the Future (I always watch the entire trilogy back to back so I consider it one movie), and I have extremely fond memories of several other movies, but I'd have to watch them again to be sure.

Man but Inception sounds amazing, I'll have to watch it as soon as it's out on Blu-Ray.

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Has anyone seen Little Miss Sunshine? (Have I mentioned that before?)
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The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo is a fantastic movie, has anyone seen it?

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Moribund wrote:Man but Inception sounds amazing, I'll have to watch it as soon as it's out on Blu-Ray.
From all I've heard, I should probably prepare for one of those mind-boggling moments, but I guess I'll try to watch it on the theater if my time permits.
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