9 movies you should see

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In no specific order, here are 10 movies that touched and inspired me. Choose you double feature for your Saturday movies night!


1.  A Beautiful Mind

«Nash: Can you see him?

Student: Yeah.

Nash: Okay. I am always suspicious of new people. Now that I know you’re real, who are you, and what can I do for you?»

The schizophrenic mind can be beautiful. To help you understand mental illness,  because it is very important to me that you try.


2.  Lost in Translation

«Bob: I don’t want to leave.

Charlotte: So don’t. Stay here with me. We’ll start a jazz band.»

The link sparkling between two diametrically different person can be as strong as impossible. For the music and the unspoken emotions. Not exactly an action movie.


3.  Forest Gump

«Forrest Gump: My momma always said, “Life was like a box of chocolates. You never know what you’re gonna get.”»

Life is really just as mysterious as a box of chocolate. A classic.


4.  Wall Street

«Bud Fox: How much is enough?

Gordon Gekko: It’s not a question of enough, pal. It’s a zero sum game, somebody wins, somebody loses. Money itself isn’t lost or made, it’s simply transferred from one perception to another.»

Big business and Charlie Sheen before Charlie Harper.


5. The Godfather

«Don Corleone: A man who doesn’t spend time with his family can never be a real man.»

Family, business, trust and betrayal.


6.  The Aviator

«Howard Hughes: I feel like a little adventure.

Katharine Hepburn: Do your worst, Mr. Hughes.»

Madness and genius are often so close.


7.  C.R.A.Z.Y.

«Zachary Beaulieu: I want to be like everyone else.

Madame Chose: Thank God, you never will.»

To understand how French-Canadian family members loved each other from the sixties to today. The extraordinary life of ordinary people.


8. Dancer in the Dark

«Selma: [singing] This isn’t the last song, there’s no violin, the choir is quiet, and no one takes a spin, this is the next to last song, and that’s all…»

Warning: she dies at the end and you will cry, no scratch that, you will sob.


9. Baby Boom

«J.C. Wiatt: I can’t have a baby because I have a 12:30 lunch meeting.»

For the eighties’ clothes and a great example of «momtrepreneur» before today’s trend.