posted on Dec, 8 2013 @ 08:32 PM
reply to post by luciddream
I think creativity and substance are the keys that very few audiences are aware of, but their impact is universal. Movies of the 80s and 90s are
mostly dated rubbish, as are movies of any other decade. But exceptions such as The Matrix, shine as an example of a film that intended to actually
something, rather than just show
something (like Michael Bay films..)
there are still aspects of The Matrix that identifiably late-90s, but there was also a lot of technology that was being pioneered in that area, and
hence had to be used creatively to compensate for lack of processing, but this only contributed to its sense of "style" and led to a
decade-and-a-half of films that hardly even challenge The Matrix in Substance or Creativity...
As in your example, Inception. A lot of substance, but not much creativity.. They could have extended that metaphor MUUUUUCH further, but rather was
satisfied as being just a tip of yet another iceberg..
Risk is not something we see in the theaters these days, but Indie films have become just as guilty.. the common culprit for all forms of