Category Archives: Movies

Life lessons summed up in snippets of movie dialogue. Oh, to be a screenwriter.

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

Shut up Mr.Burton!  You were not brought upon this world to ‘get it’! snapped Lo Pan in the midst of Big Trouble in Little China.  What a relief!  Like Jack Burton, I often don’t ‘get it’.  Not the world; not … Continue reading

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

Week #4 of my tribute to the movies, in honour of the upcoming Oscars. Wicked one-liners, great come-backs, perfect put-downs.  The movies are full of people who say the right thing in just the right way.  What wouldn’t we give … Continue reading

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

Herewith, Week #3 of my 5-week  ‘tribute to the movies’ series.  As Valentine’s Day looms, this week’s topic is love, true love. Men can’t help lying about sex; women can’t help telling the truth.  I don’t know which is worse. … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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