Inception Blu-ray Review – 2010 Nolan Sci-fi Masterpiece

Inception Blu-ray Review

It is time for the Inception blu-ray review, following on from my re-visit of Christopher Nolan’s Interstellar I thought it only fitting to re-visit a least one other of his films. So just how good is Inception (2010)?

  • Inception (2010)
  • Genre: Sci-fi Thriller
  • UK Rating 12
  • Discs: 3
  • Released By Warner Home Video
  • Blu-ray Released: 6 December 2010


Is it really possible to insert an idea into someone else’s subconscious without them knowing, thus causing them to carry out that newly planted idea? Well that’s what we are about to find out in Inception. This is carried out by entering one persons dream and constructing a dream within a dream.

If this all sounds complicated and confusing you will have to trust me and stick with the movie until the end as the journey is thoroughly worth it.

Written Christopher Nolan.

Style / Direction

Inception really is a truly outstanding visual experience. The corridor scene has become an iconic film moment along with the folding city. This is cutting edge filmmaking but the good news is it all actually serves a purpose for the plot.

If you are still to see this modern classic I would highly recommend you do so if only for the filmmaking aspects alone.

There is no doubt Christopher Nolan has established himself as one of cinema greatest directors. So far to date he has yet to direct a bad film, long may that continue as we need some stand out directors.

The cinematography is handled by Wally Pfister.

Inception Blu-ray Review

Music / Audio Effects

Hans Zimmer provides a truly epic score that delivers perfectly. The world collapsing theme is sublime as is the main theme. I really cannot speak highly enough about how good the music is in Inception.

Zimmer has produced countless classics, such as The Dark Knight Trilogy, Interstellar with Nolan and away from him scored films like Gladiator.

Acting / Characters

I’m going to keep this short, the casting is simply superb. DiCaprio as the lead actor drives the film and delivers a standout performance.

Backed up by an excellent performance by Joseph Gordon-Levitt the film really is setup perfectly. The rest of the cast aren’t bad either with the likes of Ken Watanabe, Tom Hardy, Ellen Page, Cillian Murphy, and Tom Berenger all key characters acted to perfection.

But how can Nolan make the film even better? Simple cast Michael Caine to add that little bit of extra class to proceedings. He may not be in the film a whole lot but having there just improves things a little.

Conclusion: Inception (2010) Film Review

Revisiting Inception after a number years I realised I’d kind of forgotten just how good it really is. I knew it was good but revisiting it again in many ways made me I appreciate it even more.

For those of you yet to watch it or those who never made it all the way through I strongly recommend taking the time to watch it on Blu-ray.

Inception Blu-ray Review

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Conclusion: Inception Blu-ray Review

Clearly the picture and sound are outstanding as it’s a newer film but what else do you get when you purchase the Blu-ray version?


  • Behind The Story (59 mins)
  • 5.1 Soundtrack by Hans Zimmer
  • Trailers

Well it has its own special features disc for starters. A nice look at the concept behind the story along the awsome Hans Zimmer music make this an excellent set of extras.

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Popcorn Cinema Rating: Inception (2010)




Inception (2010) Film Trailer

For those of you yet to see the film I’ll leave you with a little taster…

Clip may not be representative of the Blu-ray version

That concludes my Inception blu-ray review, check back soon for more reviews.

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Summary: Inception (2010) Blu-ray Review

Movie title: Inception (2010)

Duration: 148 mins

Director(s): Christopher Nolan

Actor(s): Leonardo DiCaprio, Ken Watanabe, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Marion Cotillard, Ellen Page, Michael Caine, Tom Hardy, Cillian Murphy, Tom Berenger

Genre: Sci-fi

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A masterpiece and a truly mind blowing experience