Josh Brolin wants you to know that he's not a bad guy in real life, he just plays one in the movies. But then, that wrong perception can be a blessing too. After all, it's what led to him being cast in Jason Reitman's new film.
"Storytelling is self-discovery masking as entertainment, so the best stories are bound to address the things that confound us the most. Love, while the most wonderful thing on earth, is also the most confusing."
Intrigued by Kate Winslet's Oscar victory, I finally went out this weekend to see "The Reader". The movie documents the brief romantic liaison between a teen-aged boy and an older woman in post-war Germany.
To define the meaning of one's life one must be willing to face the secrets in one's past. Our secrets can destroy us and those that are touched by us. Our pasts weave through the foundations of all. There lays the quiet beauty of "The Reader."