Movie Thoughts – Whiplash (2014)

   This movie is about a young drummer who gets to be mentored by an instructor who keeps pushing him to get better using an interesting technique (you can read more about it here). This method that the instructor uses is the opposite of positive thinking and somehow it works.    What the instructor is... Continue Reading →

Movie Thoughts – Perfect Strangers (2017)

   This is a Spanish movie about seven friends having dinner together that decide to play a game in which all incoming notifications will be shared with the whole group (including calls and messages), leading to surprising discoveries (you can read more about it here). It’s the perfect example of how different people are and... Continue Reading →

Movie Thoughts – The Prestige (2006)

   This movie is about two magicians that compete to determine which has the best magic trick (you can read more about it here). I found it interesting how we can get obsessed in pursuing something we think we want and because of this obsession we don’t realize what we’re sacrificing along the way.   ... Continue Reading →

Movie Thoughts – I am Legend (2007)

   This is a movie about a doctor having to live alone with his dog in a world full of zombies (you can read more about it here). As always, I’m more interested in the psychological impact this loneliness has on the main character. Even though his intelligence is unaltered, his need for social interactions... Continue Reading →

Movie Thoughts – Passengers (2016)

   This movie is about some people traveling through space to start a new civilization on a new Earth (you can read more about it here). The most interesting thing I find about this movie is the psychological pressure that Jim feels because of the loneliness (he woke up too early and now he thinks... Continue Reading →

Movie Thoughts – Wonder (2017)

   While watching this movie I realized that it’s a perfect representation of my ideas about reality (the post can be found here). This movie has an interesting way to create and present how different humans are and how we can never tell the real reasons behind a person’s behavior.    This movie is based... Continue Reading →

Thoughts about Movies

   In my opinion, movies are the closest thing to a complete expression of an idea. A movie has words, images, music and behavior and all together can get the closest to what it’s in its creator’s mind. If we think about this, sometimes a movie can have an only purpose – to get that... Continue Reading →

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