Inception Evaluation Essay

1249 words - 5 pages

Oscar Mudilo
Dr. Edwardo Perez
ENGL 1301
April 17, 2014
Inception
Inception, which means beginning, is a movie about a professional thief who commits corporate espionage by infiltrating the subconscious of his targets. With its characters, music, special effects, originality, and rating. Inception is able to capture its audience with its unique thrills, and to the fact that the story stays within the bounds of believability. In this paper I will examine the five categories for a Sci-fi thrillers film and rate Inception in what levels it falls in such as, mediocre, fair, good, and excellent. The following sections, explain what makes this an excellent film.
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Based on the actor’s performance and the ability to become one with their character, I give this category excellent.
The music score received a mostly positive reception. Regarding Zimmer's previous collaborations with Nolan, Archie Watt of MovieCues said: "it's very obvious to anybody who has heard his previous scores for the director that this score is built firmly on their foundations. The compositions are very simple ones, but here the familiar elements of those previous scores are pulled off in a more energetic and complex way. That’s what puts this score a good distance ahead of them"[Watt]. While praising several elements of the score, his review was largely negative, saying, "Despite the fact that certain music on this album is inarguably good, the majority of it is rather dull and mundane."[Watt]. However, the result only serve to strengthen his credibility. The music stirs a rich emotional response that matches the story line well with that being said I rated this section excellent.
The special effects were spectacular, after so many 3-D movies with unnecessary and unrealistic computer graphics, it was refreshing to, finally, see a realistic two dimensional special effects movie. Most of the action that happens in Inception, takes place within the human mind, specifically, when people are dreaming. Using a machine called the PASIV Device, agents can invade a target's dream and steal, or even plant, ideas. To make these mind games a physical reality, a team led by special-effects supervisor, Chris Corbould, had to build unique rigs that would make actors appear as though they were walking on walls and otherwise defying the laws of physics. As a viewer I found the special effects extremely great, even though some were challenging to the human eye, they were very realistic and went well with the scenes.
Inception, one of the most critically claimed films of the year, is under fire more frequently as time goes along because many are outspoken that it is not as original as everyone thinks. Many are saying that the picture because it is too similar to 1984's Dreamscape and 2006's anime Paprika. Legendary horror director John Landis is one of those people. Here's what Landis had to say:
"Interestingly enough 'Inception,' which is wonderful, is not original. There have been a lot of movies like it; remember 'Dreamscape?' Oh that's bad special effects but almost the same movie. It's Dennis Quaid and Edward Albert is the president of the United States and they insert him into his dreams. Ya know, I think, don't misunderstand me I think Christopher Nolan is a wonderful director it's just I don't think he is yet to make a movie other than 'Memento' that I thought was really original, it’s just...

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