I love to watch movies hated by critics. Many times, these movies are more enjoyable than the critically acclaimed movies of our time. If nothing else, they are more fun.
One such movie is 20th Century Fox’s Daredevil film.
Many of 20th Century Fox’s films are decried by critics. Most of the X-Men movies have been poo-pooed by critics. The Fantastic Four movies (did you hear there’s a new one being produced by Marvel?!?) were hated. Daredevil fell in with these films.
Now, The Little Things could mean a lot of things. This one is for the movie The Little Things starring the always amazing Denzel Washington (check out his great movies on Amazon) as Joe “Deke” Deacon, a Kern County Deputy Sheriff who is sent back home to Los Angeles. He is there to collect evidence for a pending court case. His simple task became much more complicated as he begins to try to solve a complicated case involving a serial killer.
He runs into old friends and friends who have become hostile. He also runs into Jim Baxter (Rami Malek from Bohemian Rhapsody), a great up and coming LASD detective.
The two begin investigating the case together, though separately. Their investigation leads them to Albert Sparma (Jared Leto who played the Joker in The Suicide Squad), their top suspect. Read more...
Today’s Reel Leadership article comes from the 1997 movie Anaconda. Starring Jennifer Lopez as Terri Flores, Ice Cube as Danny Rich, Jon Voight as Paul Serone, Eric Stoltz as Dr. Steven Cale, Jonathan Hyde as Warren Westridge, Owen Wilson as Gary Dixon, Kari Wuhrer as Denise Kalberg, Vincent Castellanos as Mateo, and Danny Trejo as a poacher, Anaconda tells the sad tale of a movie crew hoping to see an unexplored people group.
Things go bad when Terri, Danny, Steven, Warren, Gary, and Denise pick up a stranded Paul. His presence sends their whole expedition sideways.
Prepare to go back in time to the crazy ’90s when movies were so bad they were good.
You’ll also experience a Reel Leadership experience with Anaconda. Anaconda is flush with leadership lessons. Sit back, grab the popcorn, and get ready to explore leadership through the lens of Anaconda. Read more...
Captain America: The First Avenger is the fifth film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Released in 2011, this film tells the story of Steve Rogers (Chris Evans) and his transformation into Captain America.
This is one of my favorite MCU films. The story of Captain America is one we can all aspire to.
A young man is full of hope. He desires to serve his country. However, his stature isn’t acceptable for the United States Army and he is rejected multiple times. He continues to try to get into the Army until Dr. Abraham Erskine (Stanley Tucci) sees his potential to be the right candidate for Project Rebirth.
Steve’s story continues until we reach the beginning of the film. It’s a good ride.
Today, we’re going to look at the leadership lessons in Captain America: The First Avenger. We’ll see how this movie can intersect with our leadership and how we can become better leaders if we heed the lessons in this movie. Read more...
Jim Carrey stars as No Man Carl. Carl lives his life in a constant state of NO. No matter what it is in his life, his answer is no. That is until a conference changes his life and he becomes a Yes Man.
The movie makes it humorous. It makes us laugh. Yes Man should also make us think about what we say no and yes to.
That’s what Yes Man does. It takes us on a trip of constant no’s to constant yes’s to somewhere in the middle.
I loved the main message behind Yes Man. I didn’t love everything in the movie.
That’s okay. We can still learn and grow from things we don’t agree with or like.
Today, we’re going to look at the leadership lessons in Yes Man. I hope you’re ready, man!