#400: Top 5 Things We Learned From The Movies
Friday, 08 June 2012 00:00

  1. "Be a mensch!" (The Apartment)
  2. Allow yourself to appear weak and vulnerable. (Take Shelter)
  3. I want to be John Wayne but I'm not even Jimmy Stewart. (The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance)
  4. Make time to be a kid. (Toy Story 3)
  5. "Will I lie to myself to be happy?" (Memento, Rashomon)
  1. Watch carefully (Rear Window)
  2. "Find something you love and do it for the rest of your life." (Rushmore)
  3. Conduct yourself as if someone's watching. (Au Hasard Balthazar)
  4. Grow up. (Toy Story 3)
  5. The world existed before me. (Back to the Future)
Michael Phillips
  1. Sight: How to truly see someone, while your heart is breaking (City Lights)
  2. Taste: How cinema can be so beautiful you can almost taste it (The Magnificent Ambersons)
  3. Sound: How to enjoy the joyous racket of life all around you: the dialogue (His Girl Friday)
  4. Smell: How to run through life in a malodorous panic but look cool (Sweet Smell of Success)
  5. Touch: How to enjoy close physical proximity with a woman when you don't know her well (Roberta)
Dana Stevens
  1. Slow down and look at what's around you, in the theater and out. (I Was Born, But...)
  2. Keep on going, no matter what. (One Week)
  3. Trust yourself--you're not crazy. (Gaslight)
  4. Let the past be the past. (The Vanishing)
  5. "Take it back and get the more expensive one, honey. The more expensive ones always fit better."(Valley Girl)

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