For someone like me — someone whose job basks them in the light of advanced information about films prior to their release — the mystery is all too often stripped away long before I ever make it to a theater. It’s an occupational hazard. No matter how fresh I’d like to be when I first see Inception, the mind-bending thriller from Christopher Nolan, there’s just no hope for me. I will see it with knowledge informed by countless clips, trailers, interviews and press notes. And it won’t be the same.
You, on the other hand, can be saved. You don’t need to watch every clip or digest every ounce of press notes in your search for the story. You can simply sit back and enjoy the film when it hits theaters on July 16. You are the lucky ones. Which is why I would recommend that you not watch the trailer I’ve embedded below. It doesn’t spoil the movie, but it certainly is heading down the road of giving a little too much away. You will learn about the various characters involved in crimes of the mind — what they do, who they are, and where their plan could go wrong. So if you would like to show off your discipline and save yourself for the big day, I would urge you to move on.
But if you’re weak — as I would undoubtedly be in your position — have a look at the new characters trailer below.