Thanks to the subdued activity of the frontal lobes and the excited visual cortex, we sit in our plush chairs munching on popcorn and confuse the fake with the real. We don’t question the non-sequiturs or complain about the imperfect special effects or the shallow characters. Instead, we just sit back and watch and lose track of the time together.
This article is a fascinating read and puts Inception into a context I hadn’t thought of before.
SPOILER ALERT: If you haven’t seen the movie, don’t read this article. It’s full of spoilers.