Everything I Need to Know about Business, I Learned at the Movies

Week #2 of my tribute to the movies, marking the 5 weeks from Oscar nominations to Oscar speeches. I’ll drown and you tow me back to the ship. It sounds like an abysmal plan, doesn’t it?  It was sort of an Abyss-mal movie. Yet, to be fair, it’s hard to …

Clackety-Clack (Don’t Look Back)

Barrelling through the early-morning intersection, a bus threatens my toes, which are, admittedly, hanging over the sidewalk’s edge a little too eagerly.  As the gale induced by this no-doubt speed-limit-obeying bus subsides, I step out into the crosswalk, not caring whether the light is with me: the one-way, four-lane thoroughfare …

Everything I Need to Know About Life, I Learned at the Movies

In honour of the 2011 Oscar race, officially launched on 24 January and due to conclude on 27 February, each of the 5 intervening weeks will see an additional, mid-week post about… the movies!  Herewith, Week #1. Never get involved in a land war in Asia—it’s one of the classic …