Inception is a glorious mess of convoluted ideas. The totems are broken, the kicks are broken, limbo is broken, and Ariadne is the worst. But the movie is a great film, if only for the first viewing.
I have a love-hate relationship with Inception. While it is a tight film that manages to hold down a lot of ideas, unfortunately it spends so much of its run time explaining those ideas that subsequent viewings do little to nothing to draw you deeper into the story.
Today, I take a look at that and why I hate Ariadne so much.
Be sure to check out Twin Perfect's Fridge Logic: Inception (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TnqoCvyfoQA) video. It's an amazing explanation that breaks apart the major issues with this film and completely rewired the way I looked at it.
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Also, check out my deep-dive into Pennywise the Dancing Clown and the main things you'll miss from the original novel while watching the movie adaptations! You can find it at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AraBH6ecysA.
Fridge Logic: Inception (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TnqoCvyfoQA)
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