Do Movies Still Have The Power To Change Our Lives?

the-mistI’m going to make a couple assumptions here. First, that you have seen or don’t care about the ending of The Mist. It’s just those last few minutes of the movie to which I’ll be referring, so if you don’t care about the ending and still want to read on, you may want to catch up with a review of the movie. Second, I’m assuming that at one point it was expected that watching a movie could change your perspective on life and that generally speaking, those days are long behind us.

I suppose I’m making a third assumption as well- that you’d believe I hold myself to be a fairly pragmatic person. It may [...]

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David O. Tussle

Russell directed two of my favorite movies, Three Kings, the most under-appreciated movie of 1999, and Flirting with Disaster, which is absolutely hilarious. I’d heard that Russell and George Clooney didn’t get along on Three Kings, mostly due to Russell trying to break Clooney of his ER habits, namely walking into a room and not making eye contact with anyone. [...]

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