From one of the earliest scenes in the film we observe how Lou Bloom (Gyllenhaal) attains a analogue business watch and we understand straight away that Bloom is a driven individual yet he needs something to focus that drive and ambition to help him climb to success. While driving on the highway he notices a … Continue reading Nightcrawler (2014)
You are invited to go out with a group of friends on a weekend evening with the hopes to catch up and you do, well in some form. Maybe you're eleven years old and you've won a special award and run home to tell your parents and try to communicate it but... have we lost … Continue reading Who’s your real friend?
When you are asked at a job interview why you believe you are the best candidate for the position, what are they really asking? When they ask you where you see yourself in five years, what do you say? I'm willing to bet you that these questions can be linked to your own personal work … Continue reading The origin of laziness in the workplace
Dear Universal Studios, How's your week going? I hope it's been going well. I wanted to fire you a quick message about my new film treatment and screenplay that I thought you would be interested. Using my fifteen years plus experience in the industry, I'm the Hollywood Houdini director that can wow and capture an … Continue reading Split (2017)
To teach or not to teach, that is the question. In this modern age teenagers leave high school and enter their first year of University life with zeal and passion but by the end of the first semester, that same passion is dry as a bone. Adult students are the same, the career changers … Continue reading DIY University Education
wallflower a high school student who knows everything, sees everything, has no friends and often a loner. The year 1991. Meet first year student Charlie and hates that very fact, he's a first year high schooler. His English teacher notices Charlie's the smart kid but encouragement will do nothing for this wallflower. Three key performances … Continue reading The Perks of Being a Wallflower (2012)
There was a time when one’s parents said to their children, “Young Man, find a girl, settle down, and get out of the house. We want to retire in peace!” People would think that some blokes are the mumma’s boy or the daughter is a daddy’s girl of the family. Old school parents who raised … Continue reading DOING LIFE BY YOURSELF…OR…WITH SOMEONE ELSE?
What is Shame? The Oxford dictionary defines it as NOUN 1. A painful feeling of humiliation or distress caused by the consciousness of wrong or foolish behaviour: she was hot with shame , he felt a pang of shame at telling Alice a lie In this TED talk Brene Brown shares her thoughts about shame and vulnerability. Do … Continue reading What is Shame?
There are all kinds of people that you meet everyday. Everybody knows a friend who has great aspirations for their future but doesn't know one's needs to take the risk to attain their own future. The mother whose dreams are lived through her children, but the children's own dreams are unknown. The … Continue reading 5 facts of life that friends won’t tell you