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Inception In Real Time

Like Inception itself, this video has spawned nothing but argument, with some pointing out that it isn’t correct because the footage from the deeper dreams doesn’t always move faster than the footage from the dreams above them.  The easy answer is that there isn’t enough footage from some of the dreams to make each segment rush by at their actual speed.

The other flaw brought up is that there are actually five timelines, not four: the video omits footage of the extractors in reality.  Creator weikang explains that there simply weren’t enough shots of them sleeping on the plane to put it in.

And it would have made the video six or seven hours long.

Note: Obviously, if you haven’t already seen Inception, somehow, there are serious spoilers here.

(via Reddit, totally the best comment thread here.)

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