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Fight Club, LOTR, The Godfather & Achieving a Growth Mindset

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Recently I attended a seminar by Klemmer & Associates called Personal Mastery where I had the opportunity to explore many of the belief systems I held in my head. My approach was not to accomplish anything in particular, but to be open and available to allowing my mind to be changed. With that mindset, Klemmer […]

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Born in China

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Born in China Disneynature Pandas Documentary

Walt Disney set the tone of Disneynature films in the late 1940s with True-Life Adventures. Disneynature carries Walt’s fascination and love for the planet’s animals forward through the 21st century. Born in China is a look into the unique lives of four tremendous creatures. It documents a span of seasons and how each life changes […]

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Visionary Artist: Hans Zimmer

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In light of my upcoming trip to Coachella, I began thinking about how important music is in all cultures. Hans Zimmer is easily my favorite composer of movie scores (sorry John Williams) and I am excited to get the opportunity to see him perform live. His body of work has spanned movie genres and delivered […]

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Visionary Artist: Stanley Kubrick

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Only a handful of artists have had as significant of an impact in their field as Stanley Kubrick has had on cinema. Beginning in photography, he showed an innate ability to display subtly powerful images that left his audience in awe. He was able to tell stories in a way that invoked passion and stimulated […]

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Beauty and the Beast

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Perception is reality. Everyone carries their own perception of good and bad movies which evolves over time. Subject, genre, mood, and many more factors can weigh in on your perception of a films credibility. In watching remakes, I use some perception gymnastics to attempt approaching a film at an untainted angle. The 1991 Beauty and […]

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John Wick Chapter 2

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John Wick Chapter 2 Keanu Reeves

Often times I find myself bombarded with, “I CANNOT believe you have never seen (enter movie title here)!” The movie’s now set up to be a smash hit or a huge disappointment. This is how John Wick was presented to me. I do NOT watch ‘dog movies’. They bring an energy into my life that […]