2011 Goes To The Movies

I go to the movies once or twice a week mostly because I’m enamored with the experience of watching something in a dark room with complete strangers while eating my weight in popcorn. The thing I like best about it though is that you lose all sense of location. Going to the movies is the same everywhere, just with different ticket prices. I don’t feel like I’m in New York or California; I’m just at The Movies which is a place that has always stayed the same. It’s the perfect form of escapism and it’s usually cheaper than getting drunk or doing drugs! Usually…

You can’t argue with a good trailer either. This supercut of 16 movies coming to a cineplex near you in 2011 is both invigorating and uncomfortably American. Like is it just or me or does watching this video make our country look completely insane? If aliens were to watch this, they would deduce that our planet got a sick thrill out of terrifying ourselves and had an unhealthy obsession with other life forms i.e. them. They’d be like, “Why you so obsessed with me?” TC mark

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Trace the scars life has left you. It will remind you that at one point, you fought for something. You believed.

“You are the only person who gets to decide if you are happy or not—do not put your happiness into the hands of other people. Do not make it contingent on their acceptance of you or their feelings for you. At the end of the day, it doesn’t matter if someone dislikes you or if someone doesn’t want to be with you. All that matters is that you are happy with the person you are becoming. All that matters is that you like yourself, that you are proud of what you are putting out into the world. You are in charge of your joy, of your worth. You get to be your own validation. Please don’t ever forget that.” — Bianca Sparacino

Excerpted from The Strength In Our Scars by Bianca Sparacino.

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  • Greg

    “why are you so obsessed with me?” I lol'd hard at that haha

    • http://www.facebook.com/people/Carlos-Ortiz/1279921705 Carlos Ortiz

      hehe mariah carey

  • PERFECTCIRCLES

    We have an unhealthy obsession with big stupid movies.

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Carlos-Ortiz/1279921705 Carlos Ortiz

    I don't think I want to watch any of these movies.

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