Things I Learned from the Movies: Wrap-up


We want to thank all the bloggers who took the time and effort to contribute writing on lessons they learned from films, which ranged from hilarious to deeply personal. Thanks also to everyone who helped promo this event on social media. The reactions and writing were so nice that Ruth and I would like to make this an annual thing, and really look forward to the variety of topics we’ll see covered next year.Please join us then!

But this one’s not over yet–enjoy these new posts:


Champagne for Lunch says Most everything I need to know, I learned from classic movies

Image result for The Sword in the Stone (1963).

What Disney taught me about life: from Film Music Central


10 Things I Learned from The Princess Bride from Lemon Shark

North Sea Texas (2011, Strand Releasing)

The Movie Rat shares lessons On the Topic of Human Sexuality

Cinematic Catharsis learns a thing or two during a stay at Motel Hell


Reel Heart Work On Perspective (Strikes Back!) Or How Star Wars Gave Me A ‘Certain Point of View’

Silver Scenes asks: What Have We Not Learned from the Movies??


A Wilder Way To Find True Love via Romancing the Stone at Realweegiemidget


Things I Learned from Tokyo Story at Pillow Shots

On Curiosity and The Movies from The Lonely Critic

The daily recaps with all these links are now archived at the main page HERE for you to enjoy anytime. Anyone posting after this, please leave your link in the comments.

Thanks again everybody!

Things I Learned from the Movies: Day 3

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If you have someone in your life telling you movies are a waste of time, then send them over here to the Things I Learned from the Movies blogathon. We offer all kinds of life lessons – serious lessons, funny lessons and philosophical lessons. There’s something for everybody!

Bloggers: If we missed your post today, we’ll be sure to include it in tomorrow’s recap.

In the meantime, here are more of the things we #LearnedFromMovies.


Skeleton Pete: Dissecting Seconds


Let’s Go to the Movies: 7 Things I Learned from the Movies


Lemon Shark: 5 Things I Learned from Monty Python


Moon in Gemini: The Subversive Lessons of Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory


Life’s Daily Lessons Blog: The Heiress


Reel Heart Work: On Common Sense: Or, What I Learned from Horror Movies about Surviving the Supernatural


4 Star Films: What I Learned from 12 Angry Men

Tomorrow join Kristina from Speakeasy

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Things I Learned from the Movies: Day 1 Recap

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It’s been an A-MAZ-ING first day here at the Things I Learned from the Movies blogathon. Today’s entries will make you laugh and think – and maybe cause you to look at movies a little bit differently.

Bloggers: If we missed your post today, we’ll be sure to include it in tomorrow’s recap.

In the meantime, here are some of the things we #LearnedFromMovies.


Once Upon a Screen: I Learned Perseverance from Bugs Bunny


Love Letters to Old Hollywood: To the Women of Classic Hollywood


Movie Movie Blog Blog: Everything I ever needed to know, I learned from Laurel & Hardy


Anna, Look!: 5 Life Lessons from Romance


Caftan Woman: The Domestic Arts as Practised in The Egg & I


The Marcko Guy: Two Lessons from Thank You For Smoking


Champagne for Lunch: A Lesson in Pixar


4 Star Films: What I Learned from George Bailey


Senseless Cinema: Good Advice from Horror…

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The Things I Learned from the Movies Blogathon Starts Friday!

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The Dual Roles Blogathon starts this Friday! We can hardly wait to discover what you’ve learned from the movies.

Kristina from Speakeasy and yours truly are co-hosting this event October 14-17, 2016. Click HERE for all the blogathon details – and if you haven’t yet signed up, it’s not too late to join in the fun!

Upload your post any day you like, between October 14-17, and we’ll include you in that evening’s recap. Keep in touch on social media with the #LearnedFromMovies tag.

Click HERE for the list of the participants.

See you this weekend!

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