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Big Stars Big Projects: Inception and the Adjustment Bureau


2010 will have a wide variety of genre blockbusters but there are two of note that this author finds quite intriguing. The first is Christopher Nolan's Inception which stars a wide cast of stars including Leonardo Dicaprio, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Ken Watanabee, Michael Caine, Cillian Murphy, and Marion Coltillard about a theif who specializes in a very science-fiction-esque way of committing a heist and plans to leave the business for good but the last job is not what he expected. I am excited for Inception because it is Nolan's return to filmmaking since the Dark Knight and Nolan's films always give me a mental thrill and exercise and I'm always excited to see what he does next. Another movie similair to Inception is the film coming out in September titled The Adjustment Bureau starting Matt Damon and Emily Blunt about a senatorial candidate who falls in love for a ballerina, only to find out its not meant to be, according to a mysterious Bureau's plan so the man must fight and outsmart the Bureau in order to succeed. The film is based off a story by Phillip K. Dick called ""the Adjustment Team" and judging by the trailer, it looks very good. George Nolfi, writer of "The Bourne Ultimatum" and "Ocean's Twelve", two other Damon projects, is directing and seems to have a good handle on things so this project looks very cool, especially with Matt Damon and the lovely Emily Blunt in the leads.

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