Dreams are a huge part of my life. I’m not talking aspirations here, but actual forgot-to-put-on-pants, or riding-Pegasus-through-the-clouds kinda dreams. At night, my mind conjures up the most enthralling technicolor epics, so vivid I sometimes wake up unsure if an event actually occurred or whether a person actually said that. Among my favorites, which my brain obligingly produces on a regular basis, are flying dreams that find me soaring over mountains and valleys, skimming across meadows and treetops, and floating down over lakes. The feeling of weightlessness if so real and somehow so familiar.
You’d think, then, that I would love Inception wouldn’t you? Sadly, while the movie was very entertaining (and really, it’s difficult to say bad things about a film with Ellen Page and Marion Cotillard), I felt that their dream sequences were lacking any kind of real imagination. Instead, I would refer you to the often overlooked … Continue reading