Fast Company: Inception Infographic Contest Winner

Rick Slusher, a graphic-designer based in New York, wins with a super elegant summary of the film contest conduct by

Rick's entry shows each character as a coloured line; the layers of dreams are depicted as concentric circles. Characters enter each dream level to the left. When they all start inhabiting one of the character's dreams, that character's color-coded line expands accordingly (to show that everyone is running around in his dream). As characters fall out of each dream sequence, they exit on the right of the chart. The concentric rings depict how time slows down in each layer of dream:


Fast Company: Inception Infographic Contest Runner-up

Last Sunday, ran out an Inception Infographic Contest, wherein they tasked to design an infographic that illustrated the film's complex twists, and its plots within plots.

But the contest ultimately came down to two entries: The winner, which we'll reveal tomorrow (it's worth the wait!) and the runner-up, pictured here and created by Adam Martin:


The Christopher Nolan Flowchart: What movie are you watching?

Christopher Nolan has directed only seven feature films, but it feels like he’s made more. That’s because all of his films– the indie thrillers Following and Memento, the moral-corrosion duet of Insomnia and The Prestige, the genre-redefining Batman films, and the Inception — are all constructed to reward (if not require) repeat viewings. His films are confusing. You might forget which movie you’re watching. Perhaps you’ll even forget your name.

At the National PopWatch Asylum for Cinemaniacs, they’ve constructed a rudimentary Christopher Nolan flowchart. Print out a copy and carry it with you whenever you think you may be watching a Christopher Nolan film. Think of this flowchart as your own personal tiny spinning top, keeping you grounded in reality, and check it out