Monthly Archives: July 2010

Inception: Fischer

*SPOILERS* We’ve already established who Ariadne is named after. I think all the names in Inception have meaning. Take Fischer, for example: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fisher_King The things I found most interesting: “When he is injured, his kingdom suffers as he does, his … Continue reading

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The Secrets of Inception’s Top?

First of all, the top as it relates to the movie: Technically, when the screen goes dark, the top is still spinning. However, if you’re like me the first time I saw the film, I “knew” the top was going … Continue reading

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Adding a Third Dimension to Inception

In Inception, the extraction team uses dream PASIV devices to go deeper. See my explanation here. This is a linear progression. The “top” level is reality, the “bottom” level is limbo, and dreams-within-dreams operate in-between. I think that it would … Continue reading

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A Rusty Chair

I had a dream that I was in a city, trying to figure out a place to park my wife’s car. Eventually, I figured out I didn’t have to park the car, as long as I had my rusty chair … Continue reading

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The Briefest Bluff

If anything doesn’t make sense in this post, I might be using one of my dream terms. I’ve been doing my best to maintain that balance of “I am not sure if I am awake or dreaming but I am … Continue reading

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How Does Inception’s “Dream Machine” Work in a Dream-Within-a-Dream

I’m answering this as though the layer where Cobb assembles his team is “reality” for them. I know that there are theories that this isn’t ultimately true, but for the purposes of discussion, let’s assume that it is. First, there’s … Continue reading

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Dreams: Assembly

Last night I had a high amount of assembly dreams, which sometimes happens to me when I try to initiate a fix. The details of the assembly got burned. I do remember a bit of a trial scene where I … Continue reading

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Alternate Inception Theory: SPOILERS!

*SPOILERS* *SPOILERS* *SPOILERS* *SPOILERS* In this, I use my dream terms to “shorthand” some concepts. I had a spirited discussion with Ryan Dunn about my “long con” theory. You can read the long con theory here. Ryan and I went … Continue reading

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Inception Theory *SPOILERS*

WARINING! SPOILERS!!! *SPOILERS* *SPOILERS* *SPOILERS* This presupposes that you’ve seen Inception at least once. Think of all the things Cobb explains that they’re going to do to Fischer in his Inception. Now, take every part of that plan and apply … Continue reading

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