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InceptionStudying the intricate details of films is a great way of becoming a better filmmaker, and we’re definitely big fans of the work Darren Foley does in analyzing some of cinema’s great modern films.. In yet another great film analysis, Foley breaks down Christopher Nolan’s cerebral thriller about dreams within dreams within dreams. Find out how Inception lures its audience into their own dream state through “disorientation”, as well as the subtle hints that let them know whether what they’re watching is real or a dream. More »

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HansZimmerReddit has grown so much in popularity in the past few years that their AMA (Ask Me Anything) feature, where any user can ask a question of a celebrity, has attracted numerous filmmakers — who have given a range of interesting answers. Hans Zimmer recently participated in one, and we’ve culled the most interesting responses from this Hollywood mega-composer’s interview. Click below to read wisdom and tips from the music man himself. More »

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A $160 million movie that grossed $825 million worldwide isn’t exactly DIY filmmaking, but because I wrote about the film when it came out — and because this is just really cool — here’s a behind-the-scenes look at [easyazon-link asin="B002ZG981E"]Inception’s[/easyazon-link] “horizontal rotating corridor” sequence: More »

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Christopher Nolan’s Inception is the first movie I’ve seen at the multiplex this summer for which I felt I got my money’s worth. When it was over, I decided I would sit back for a week and enjoy the memory of the entertaining and intellectual film before reading what others had to say about it. I only like reading reviews of a movie after I’ve already seen it and formed my own opinions, and this post will fall in line with that approach, which is to say: don’t read this unless you’ve already seen the film (spoiler alert!). More »