Movie Reviews

Gattaca

Gattaca is a movie about a man that surpasses the expectations bound by society on him. He proves that even if you are told that you can’t do something, willpower, and determination changes everything. Live for the dream, and truly live for it. My favorite quote from the movie was “I never saved anything for the swim back.” This was in response to when Vincent’s brother...

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Buffalo ’66

Buffalo ’66 is a movie about a man who’s childhood affected his outcome as an adult, and caused a life of depravity. He met a girl that saw an innocent man that was just full of hurt, and needed some love. What I took from the movie is that despite all the hardships in life that changes us for the worse, we need to find some type of support for ourselves. People just need some love,...

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Dating Movies for Men

Since I can’t keep these DVDs indefinitely (because they belong to the library), I am going to write the review for them and either borrow them again, or buy them at a later time. There were 5 movies that I borrowed. Their names are: Magnolia, Witches of Eastwick, The Thomas Crowne Affair, The Tao of Steve, and L’homme qui aimait les femmes (The man who loved women). Magnolia was a...

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Merchants of Cool

This is a an alarming movie about the culture of what’s cool. People (mainly teens), are flooded with an ideology of what they should be like, or what they should want, which results in a negative type of loop. Hopefully people can get out of this. People either exhaust the need to be cool as they get older, or they stay in a changing negative loop. Here’s the summary of the movie...

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Status Anxiety

I watched a series called ‘Status Anxiety.’ It was very enlightening. There were a couple of things that they mentioned in the show but I’m just going to rant here. One of the things in the show was that self-esteem is equal to status divided by expectations, where we’re talking about quantity. My rant: Pretty much it seems to me that we care too much what people think...

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