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July 22, 2002

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"In dealing with cunning persons, we must ever consider their ends to interpret their speeches; and it is good to say little to them, and that which they least look for."
Sir Francis Bacon


10 movies to stimulate your creativity

Your creativity needs to be nourished and these ten films are a feast for your imagination, which will help you to create and apply your ideas.

What does creativity feed on? Of ideas, places, forms, people, sounds, noises, music, letters, words, phrases, in short, people who at the end of the day are responsible for inhabiting and building the ecosystem of others. And to this extent, creativity will continue to feed on everything around other people.

So no matter what your turn or the profile of your position in the workplace , since everyone at some point in life (personal and professional) need incentives to exercise creativity and to bring about the moments of inspiration that inevitably , Will give a breath of fresh air to your mind.

And that is why for this Friday of films in which you can surely give a space for rest and recreation, we propose a selection of 10 Movie4k movies to stimulate your creativity . Do not miss out!

1. Smoke (The weight of smoke)

How would you sell the smoke? From this dilemma and from the creativity that would imply to answer it, the first selection is this film by Wayne Wang and Paul Auster (1995), in which yes or yes, you will learn something of the characters, the circumstances or the own lifetime.

2. Helvetic

It is a typeface installed in any electronic device, however, in this documentary by Gary Hustwit (2007), Helvetica becomes the protagonist of a story that takes us through the world of graphic design and whose qualities go beyond its Beauty and ubiquity.

3. Big Fish

A classic by Tim Burton (2003) in which the recreation becomes the thread of a story that lets us see all the common places of life between father and son and in which teaching becomes the great lesson.

4. Barton Fink

The Coen brothers (1991) could not miss in a film that supposed to be an incentive for creativity. And this time the recommendation is about a creator who is faced with the fateful moment: the writers block . And that’s where the movie goes. Safety pin.

5. The September issue

Another documentary that lets us see everything behind the edition of one of the most famous magazines in the world. Directed by RJ Cutler (2009), this film strips the work of the editor of Anna Wintour that resulted in the September edition of Vogue magazine : a copy with 840 pages and weighing approximately two and a half kilos.

6. Source Code

Although the translations that some movies suffer when leaving their country are not usually the most favorable, it came under the title “Eight minutes before dying”, and it is right there where the creativity of any person that is destined to that time of lifetime. What would you do?

7. Reserve dogs

From the distribution of names to the now epic dialogues of the film that won criticism in 1992, Perros de Reserva is a must-see reference not only in Tarantino’s filmography , but also in the no-frills thrillers. And in this sense, discovering all the tricks that the filmmaker used to build this masterpiece is in itself a great dose of creativity.

8. Inception

Talking about a dream within a dream within a dream used to be a dream. And it is just with this argument that Christopher Nolan (2010) gave much to talk about (for good and for bad). The important thing is that creativity and imagination are undeniable. A classic of our times.

9. The Imaginary World of Dr. Parnasus

A journey through imagination, theater and lots of fantasy make this a must stop in this journey to keep creativity awake. In addition, as a curious feature of this film, the lead role was Heath Ledger , and as the actor died during this recording, Johnny Depp, Jude Law and Colin Farrell were in charge of supplying it in different parts of the film.

10. The incredible life of Walter Mitty

A superhero, a geek, a Godinez or simply a great character that ends up telling his incredible story, is perhaps the thread of an otherwise inspiring film. In addition, to make matters worse, the soundtrack is the best in terms of volume of music well acclaimed.

Which is your favorite? What other couch tuner movie would you like to add to this list?

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