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Start the year right by watching these movies to gain a new perspective in life

It’s 2023! It’s time to assess our own perceptions of life. No matter how old we are, it’s an important thing to do if you want to lead a meaningful life and be a better person. And most of the time, we need different sources of inspiration to do so. Movies, without a doubt, can be found at the top of the list.

Watch these 5 movies to start your year on a good note:

The Greatest Showman

P.T Barnum (Hugh Jackman) plays a business-minded ringmaster with an ambitious goal of creating the “Best show on Earth.” He then employs an exotic group of people to a grand show filled with brilliant visual displays, catchy musical performances, and awe-inspiring choreography. The movie’s central lesson is about accepting and embracing yourself, being proud and confident in who you are, and never being ashamed or afraid because of how others view you.

3 Idiots

The 3 Idiots is an Indian film about two friends who are looking for a missing friend. They revisit their past as engineering students and the memories they had with their friend, who taught them how to think outside the box, not be afraid of failure, and always go where their hearts lead them, even if they’re frowned upon by others. The movie manages to be comedic, heartwarming, and dramatic all at the right times and in the right balance, as it teaches the viewers not to take everything too seriously and get dejected by hardships that come their way. Indeed, it’s a movie that ignites ingenuity and hope in our dreams.

Yes Man

Carl Allen, played by Jim Carrey, is convinced during a seminar to try living his life following one basic rule: say yes to everything, leading his life to improve fantastically in every aspect beyond his imagination. However, with anything in this world, too much of anything can lead to unpleasant consequences. The movie teaches the lesson of being positive and flexible with the things in our lives, allowing ourselves to be more open to new experiences and opportunities. It also teaches moderation and how we should start being selective and learning when too much is too much.

The Truman show

Jim Carrey plays Truman, a man oblivious to the fact that his reality is everyone’s favorite show on television. As the story progresses, he uncovers odd things that lead him to realize that everything is not right in his reality. The concept and premise of the movie may be bizarre, but it does present the idea of seeing our reality from different perspectives. And, sometimes, our reality may be different from what others see.

Dead Poets Society

The heartwarming and inspiring movie stars Robin Williams as a teacher who uses unorthodox methods to teach his students to express their uniqueness. Though the film was released ages ago, the lessons it teaches have stood the test of time.Throughout the movie, Williams encourages his students to embrace who they are and to give everything they’ve got to make the most of every moment with energy and wonder. It’s a movie that everyone can watch to give them a little push to their next best thing. It’s filled with quotable quotes and lines that make you want to get out of your seat and try whatever your heart desires.

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