Movies

In this category, you’ll find articles on the psychology of film, inlcuding summaries of major films that showcase some of the important phenomena that goes on in our minds.

5 Lessons from The Jungle Book

The new version of Disney‘s The Jungle Book has dazzled both children and adults. It’s a well-known story that has spanned generations, and it seems to never fail, even if its songs and characters change. But why do we like this story so much? Why does it excite…

This Video Will Teach You to Value Yourself

Have you ever thought about your own worth? Or does your life move so fast that you don’t even have time to do so? Maybe you have never stopped to think about your value, or maybe, when you do, you only focus…

The Shift by Wayne Dyer

“The Shift” is a movie directed by Michael A. Goorjian in the United States of America. The main protagonist is Wayne Dyer, author of the famous self-help book “Your Erroneous Zones.” During the film, Dr. Wayner Dyer serves as a…

This Short Film Will Make You Think About Destiny

In most western and eastern cultures, destiny is associated with predestination. Now, within the Tao beliefs of Confucianism, the karma of Hinduism, or in Catholicism, there lies a certain space for subtle freedom. In it, each one of us has…

A Beautiful Mind: Coping with Schizophrenia

John Forbes Nash, a mathematician, Nobel Prize winner for Economics and all-around genius is the protagonist of “A Beautiful Mind.” It’s a film that not only won four Academy Awards, powerfully catching the attention of Hollywood studios, but also managed to catch the…

Carpe Diem: ‘The Dead Poets Society’

Who can assure you that tomorrow will dawn again? Given that we live immersed in a universe of enormous proportions, full of chaos and entropy, taking it for granted that tomorrow is absolute turns out to be a serious mistake.…

4 Films That Will Touch Your Heart

Movies can be a helpful tool for developing our emotional intelligence. Why? Movies can transmit precious life lessons that go straight to the heart. And all while we can be enjoying ourselves with our loved ones or disconnecting from our routine. As a die-hard…

A Short Film to Help You See Your Flaws as Virtues

They say the great classics and great works of art are in that category precisely because they can be interpreted in different ways, depending on the viewer. And though you may interpret this short film in a different way, today I want…

5 Great Movies About Psychological Disorders You Can’t Miss

Psychological disorders affect a great percentage of the world’s population: about 450 million people suffer from them, meaning that one in four people suffers from mental illness during his or her life. It is no wonder then that screenwriters have incorporated protagonists…

A Short Film About How Love Changes Us

What happens when love suddenly appears in our lives? What happens to our hobbies and interests? Is it possible that they disappear or, on the contrary, do they stick around? What’s the best option? Each one of us has a…

Shame

Brandon is a young New Yorker that has what every bachelor wants: financial security, independence, success with women, and so forth. But he has a problem. Despite his attractiveness, Brandon is obsessed with pornography and masturbation, which keeps him from…

24 Unforgettable Quotes in Movie History

I don’t know anyone who doesn’t enjoy the pleasure of a good movie, getting away from their own lives for a little while and becoming involved in the story of others.  Today we’re going to talk about some of the…