Originally Posted by billybobg
Not sure what you mean by the barometer, however, a lot of folks claimed that they couldn't follow all the levels and the time differences. Most if not all on this forum had no problem.
Was just joking that it's not very hard to be more complicated than a relatively uncomplicated movie. I do agree there was a lot of confusion for many people and even faux philosophical discussions on it, but it's more of a critique of today's movie going public than anything. Maybe it was the recursion? I hate to imagine their reaction to Memento, The Fountain, Mulholland Drive or Solaris.
Actually, it's probably why those movies didn't do too well, financially.