Pay It Forward Pay It Forward is an inspiring story of an 11-year-old boy who starts a project of practicing kindness and compassion that spreads to others. Don't wait for it to happen. Drink your greens my friends! Seven Years in Tibet Seven Years in Tibet is an ambitious and beautiful movie revolving around the travels of an arrogant Austrian mountaineer played by Brad Pitt, who discovers himself and learns selflessness from the young Dalai Lama. Tom Hanks' performance is a breathtaking balancing act between comedy and sadness, in a story rich in big laughs and quiet truths. I am following in the footsteps of and hope to refer to his work as long as I live.
Dead Poets Society A depiction of a clash between realism and romanticism, juxtaposed with a conflict between traditional and conservative values, Dead Poets Society is Robin Williams at his best. They too are strong, intelligent, industrious, mobile, and evolutional. Little by little I transformed my life completely to align my beliefs with my actions. Forrest Gump Forrest Gump is a heartwarming story of a man who will leave you inspired with his childlike optimism. Minimalism: A Documentary About the Important Things examines the many flavors of minimalism by taking the audience inside the lives of minimalists from all walks of life-families, entrepreneurs, architects, artists, journalists, scientists, and even a former Wall Street broker-all of whom are striving to live a meaningful life with less. The movie indeed is about redemption, and as Andy escapes, you realize how important it is to keep faith and persevere. He backs his case using research - ironically funded by tobacco companies - to suggest that there is no definite connection between smoking and lung cancer.
In 2008, Wall Street guru Michael Burry realizes that a number of subprime home loans are in danger of defaulting. This documentary really opened my eyes to some of the things going on in American politics. And like us, express degrees of emotion. Like us they also seek their own comfort rather than discomfort. Good health is quite simple and most problems can be avoided by taking care of our bodies.
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Through his travels, we discover just how different America is from the rest of the world. Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind Built around the theme of Alexander Pope's iconic quote, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind is a love story like no other. I watched this recently, after transforming into a healthier life, but it still impacted me greatly and I wish every American would see this. I was actually shocked to the point of questioning how to go on with my life. I learned a lot from this character and can deeply relate to his desire for truth. After watching Blackfish I will never step foot in Sea World again. Childhood obesity is something that really hits me in the heart and this shows how childhood obesity has gone from nearly non-existent to the norm in just a few decades.
You can learn a lot in Salem, not just about witchcraft trials and hangings! I also learned about planned and perceived obsolescence which makes us consume more, externalizing costs that allow us to have cheap crap, and that national happiness has gone down since the era of mass consumption began. This movie faces you with a choice: whether you are a person that prefers to believe things in the way that they appear, or are you amongst those who believe in miracles. What the Bleep Do We Know is deep stuff, and very mysterious. But cinema does so much more than just provide amusement or enjoyment. This is the biography of Paramahansa Yogananda who brought yoga and meditation to the West in the 1920s. Recently Added Films My jaw was consistently dropped through out this film.
To facilitate my change of all the things I wanted to change in my life and put it up on the wall in my kitchen. The Truman Show Watching this movie will undoubtedly leave you questioning your reality and the life you call your own. Both of these films showed the world to me in a way that I had never seen it before. Experiencing other cultures has helped me to be more understanding and accepting of others, which I believe are two very important characteristics to possess. Gasland is one of the best resources on the internet for understanding hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, a very destructive method of extracting natural gas and oil.
Life is blissful until they receive some unforeseen news- they are both getting promoted at work. It's very flattering to see a kid wear your T-shirt; it's even more flattering to have a dad come up to you and say, 'I watch you with my kid. I think that traveling is one of the best investments you can make with your money. Rather my shift came from an accrual of knowledge that is available to us. That is why we say that we must fight for our independence, for our land. To that end I just finished Interstellar. To sit down in front of these films is almost to step foot in the shoes of dozens of different walks of life.
It's not just what the movie is about, it's about how the protagonist convincingly makes a case for a subject that is so blatantly outrageous. Providing an apt commentary on reality and free will, The Truman Show , depicts a character who challenges - and ultimately escapes from - a contrived world that is an invention of the media. Made-for-television movies are distributed in 4:3 small screen. If any of these films twist you up inside do something about it! I did give a small amount to charity but in 2011 I was introduced to 1% for the Planet and was inspired to start using my business for good. My life is not what I thought it was.
And like us they are surviving. An adaptation of Jon Krakauer's fascinating novel of the same name, Into the Wild follows the adventures of Christopher McCandless and his tryst with the Alaskan wilderness. The United States is not what I thought it was. Waking Life High on philosophical content, Waking Life is one of the most brilliant movies ever made. I'm the one person who wears the words 'hustle, loyalty, respect' on my T-shirts and merchandise. He makes me want to be a good person and take on the world with a positive attitude. I've seen most on the list and am making it a point to see the rest.