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Inception Politely Reminds You That It Wants Some Oscars, Too

Starting next weekend, the clip seen here — in which crucial scenes from Inception are spliced alongside impressive stats on the movie's awards tally so far, as well as fawning testimonials from Christopher Nolan on Leonardo DiCaprio and Leonardo DiCaprio on Christopher Nolan and other people on both Christopher Nolan and Leonardo DiCaprio — will run in movie theaters across the country. Is it enough to further bolster the blockbuster's Academy Award shots? Vulture's most recent Oscar Futures has Inception slotted in for a Best Picture nod and Nolan for a Best Director, and nothing for DiCaprio. But this is a pretty convincing two and a half minutes ...