Time: Taking a Look Back at a Genius Soundtrack from Inception

An excellent look at an excellent piece from an excellent Hans Zimmer score (seriously, everyone should see Inception at least once)

Deep Film Analysis

For those of you who haven’t watched Inception, stop reading now and go watch it. It is an amazing showcase of how plot, characters, score and action can be seamlessly intertwined in a modern film. It gives me a renewed sense of hope in modern day filmmaking.

The film samples a very small section of Edith Piaf’s “Non, Je Ne Regrette Rien”, to create a very specific mood relevant to dreaming, but what is amazing is that al the music in the film’s score is just subdivisions and multiplications of the tempo of the Piaf track. Zimmer really is a genius!


But perhaps where the score really shines the most on an individual is on the final track, “Time”, which has gone down as one of Zimmer’s best.

The score adds another dimension to the story telling of the film. It details the story of Cobb (di Caprio), who is…

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2 thoughts on “Time: Taking a Look Back at a Genius Soundtrack from Inception

  1. Paragraph Film Reviews

    I love doing the housework to this soundtrack! My blood boils when the big boomy baritone from Mind Heist is used in every trailer, advert, and TV show these days. It’s almost like the new ‘Battles without Honour….’ from Kill Bill.

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