Re: Inception (Christopher Nolan, Leonardo DiCaprio) Grading & Discuss
I think I said this before, but another thing I thought was odd was that the movie showed Ariadne making her totem out of a chess piece, but we never saw it again for the rest of the movie. It seemed to violate the rule about firing a gun in Act 3 if you show it on the mantelpiece in Act 1. Wouldn't it have been interesting to work that into the story somehow?
The other totems were really just in the movie to reinforce the idea every has a totem. It's ultimatley Cobb's totem that matters, as he's the only one who is seen accepting a dream over reality at the end.
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