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Inception Movie Analysis

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One of the factors that define Inception are the conflicts that appear in the film. A major conflict is the battle between Cobb and society. In Inception, faceless corporations are trying to kill Cobb, while the U.S. government is trying to imprison him because of a crime that he didn’t commit. These are examples of the “person against society” conflict, which can be considered as a characteristic of science-fiction. On the other hand, there is another significant conflict; the struggle between Cobb and himself, because of the belief that Mal’s suicide was his fault. This conflict causes Cobb’s subconscious to create projections of Mal that appear in his dreams- projections that are fueled by his guilt and regret (this goes with the backing…show more content…
During the ten years that Nolan took to write the screenplay for Inception, Nolan has carefully hidden so much detail for the audience to absorb and interpret, that it’s almost impossible to catch every single clue. From the names of the characters, to specific reappearing numbers, to the exact length of the film, every little detail has a purpose and meaning, and every single detail builds up on Nolan’s goal- to incept the audience. As somebody that has watched Inception 5 times, I can definitely tell you that although Inception isn’t one of those alien-space-battle type of movies, it is without doubt included in the genre of science-fiction. The film is a story about human beings, with a human problem and solution- but nothing in the film would have happened without the scientific content. And Inception wouldn’t be as much of a well-known film with millions of conspiracies and theories, if it wasn’t for the ambiguity and Nolan’s sneaky inception on the audience. If you haven’t watched the movie yet, start questioning your reality and go watch the movie- even though this isn’t the movie that got DiCaprio the Oscar, it’s still a masterpiece. And although I might’ve spoiled it a little, it’ll still be the best 2 hours and 28 minutes of your day. Maybe even your
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