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Old August 4 2010, 07:46 PM   #471
Lindley
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Re: Inception (Christopher Nolan, Leonardo DiCaprio) Grading & Discuss

Flying Spaghetti Monster wrote: View Post
but then, you really wouldn't need the dreamboxes in the dream. They'd be extraneous.
They're a mental trigger, that's all. Could be a jack-in-the-box would work as well, if the mind expects it to work that way. The conceit of Inception is that the subconscious is more willing to accept a dream if it sticks close to what it knows of reality.
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