Inception Too Smart For Audiences? Puh-lease!

Studios and some critics are saying that Christopher Nolan's upcoming film Inception, may be too smart for audience. I'm like "bring it on." Seriously, what are they comparing this too? The grand intelligence of Shrek Forever After, Prince of Persia, Robin Hood or almost any other big budget movie that hit theaters this Summer and failed to live up to expectations. If anything, too smart means more money because audiences will go back and watch it again.

In an article from The Hollywood Reporter, it states that Inception is a marketing nightmare (Primarily because it is original and different (albeit confusing) than any other movie out in theaters). Does this remind anyone of a weird movie that came out in 1999 called The Matrix? In fact, Peter Travers of Rolling Stone calls Inception "James Bond meets The Matrix." ---Oohh. I am so there now.

I've actually have refused to watch new commercials for this film because marketeers are giving away too much of the plot and the characters. "I don't want to know more!" I'm already going to see the movie. I would have been perfectly happy if they only released that teaser trailer a while back and nothing else.

I don't know if Inception will actually exceed my expectations of it. I could end up hating it. But I am glad that it has been made, especially in this Summer of mediocre CGI puke-fest where studios are green-lighting every sequel, prequel and reboot, thinking they'll make money, but instead are facing utter disappointments. With a rumored $160 million price tag, Inception has a giant heap to overcome, but I have the feeling a lot of people are tired like I am and want something new.

Inception hits theaters this weekend.

Inception: Deconstructed
Inception Movie Review.
Inception Trailer.

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