We’re still in the lessons learned mood. When it comes to movies there are two important aspects: entertainment and food for thought. The best movies have a combination of both and of course a good story. A movie gives you food for thought because of its story (remember my latest blog tell your stories) and strong dialogue. Strong dialogue is like candy (or should I say chocolate) for your brains. Words that inspire you, entertain you or that verify your already awesome state of mind… Read more
Movie trailers: where would we be without them.
They seduce you to go the theater (or spend time behind your laptop) and leave you with satisfaction, because you liked the full movie and not just the 3 minutes trailer that you’ve watched before.
They seduce you to go to the theater while afterwards leave you wondering why you did not spend your money on…oriental spices and some chocolate for example, because the trailer included the best moments of the movie.
One way or another trailers have always been an important promotion channel. Nowadays for the amazing special effects and in the old days for that good old Hollywood glamour. Today I am showing some movie trailers of a few “mustsee” Old Hollywood movies. Keep in mind that ofcourse in those days laptops, tablets and watching movies online were soooo not 20th century. Oh and another thing: don’t let the black and white pixels scare you. The world is not always black and white, but some of the greatest Old Hollywood movies are. Enjoy!
Gilda | 1946 (also read my review)
Some Like It Hot | 1959
Bonnie and Clyde | 1967
“When I’m good, I’m very, very good, but when I’m bad, I’m better”
I’m no angel (1933)
“Frankly my dear, I don’t give a damn”
Gone with the wind (1939)
“There is nothing between us, there has never been anything between us…just air”
Singin in the rain (1952)
“I’m a man!”
Some like it hot (1959)
“Keep your friends close, but your enemies closer”
The Godfather: Part 2 (1974)
“Your ego is writing checks your body can’t cash”
Top Gun (1986)
“Warning! Assholes are closer than they appear”
Ace Ventura (1994)
“Good morning, and in case I dont see ya, Good afternoon, good evening and good night”
The Truman show (1998)
“Life is not the amount of breaths you take. It’s the moments that take your breath away”
“There will come a time when you have a chance to do the right thing.”
“I love those moments. I like to wave at them as they pass by”
Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Mans Chest (2006)