There were for me 4 movies that; well, I can't say helped to shape my life, but I learned something from each of them that I've carried with me since I watched them. I'm not 20 anymore, so this is going to take you all back some.
1. Easy Rider
- [as the gun comes out of the window of the truck] Being cool at whatever cost doesn't make a lot of sense - remember, consensus counts
2. The Deer Hunter
- [as Nick succumbs to the horrors of wartime] You will encounter points in your life where you will be temped to give up - don't ever do it
3. The Vanishing Point
- [as the Charger heads for the 'dozers] There will be a time when the weight of the past and the momentum of the moment overshadow the possibilities of the future and you feel that you can't go back or on - that's never the case
- [as the policeman rescues the woman from the burning car] The worst possible situations tend to bring out the best in people - don't let that be the story of your life
Every now and then, I pull one out and have another look at it.
Recently, I thought John Carter
was great! Let's see; how about - fantasies expand your possibilities