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Could you still outstand your performance under pressure?
Andrew Lau, Alan Mak - 2002 - Hong Kong, China - 101 minutes

Infernal Affairs

The film tells the story of an undercover Hong Kong police officer, Chan (Tony Leung), who infiltrates a Triad, and another officer, Lau (Andy Lau), who is secretly a spy for the same Triad. In 1991, Lau, a member of the Hong Kong gangster Triad, obeyed the instructions of their boss Hon Sam (Eric Tsang), […]

Seduction, promises, threats, critical thinking: here is a shining example of its use
Directed by John Huston - 1941 - USA - 100 min

The Maltese Falcon

The Maltese Falcon is a film in which John Huston made his debut as a director: a film that the American Film Institute ranks among the top 25 of the 100 best movies of all time, and that many critics consider the best crime film of all time. A few words about the story, which […]

Mystery, logic, emotion, sensuality: all in this engaging film
Directed by Álex de la Iglesia - 2008 - Spain, UK - 108 min

The Oxford Murders

2021 September 16 | by Arduino Mancini Asking questions - Critical thinking - Cryme and Thriller

The film (based on the homonymous novel by Guillermo Martínez) is set in Oxford and tells the story of Martin, a young mathematics student from the United States who arrives in the English city to meet Professor Arthur Seldom, for whom he has great admiration. He aims to propose to the professor a topic for […]

Leadership according to Winston Churchill
Directed by Joe Wright - 2017 - UK - 114 min

Darkest Hour

2021 August 03 | by Arduino Mancini Conflict - Critical thinking - Leadership - Resilience - War

Plot How does a person feel when he or she is responsible for the future of many people and is alone in facing a desperate situation? How can the same person maintain a clear view of the facts when everyone around him or her seems to have lost their mind? The film I’m presenting will […]

A master course on negotiation: competitive, cooperative, blended
Directed by Steven Spielberg - 2015 - USA - 141 minutes

Bridge of Spies

2021 June 07 | by Arduino Mancini Asking questions - Critical thinking - Game theory - Negotiation - Politics - Stratagems - War

Plot The film is based on James B. Donovan’s book The Truth about the Rudolf Abel Case, inspired by a true story. The film is set in the middle of the Cold War and begins in 1957, when the FBI arrests Rudolf Abel, a Soviet spy living in New York. Since the United States intends […]

A GENUINE TRAINING COURSE ON ASKING CLOSED QUESTIONS
Directed by Billy Wilder - 1957 - USA - 116 min.

Witness for the Prosecution

2019 July 19 | by Arduino Mancini Asking questions - Critical thinking - Cryme and Thriller

Vole, an English gentleman, is accused of murdering a rich widow. The will of the murdered woman, drawn up a few days before his death, appoints the alleged murderer as heir to a considerable part of his wealth. Vole’s situation is made even more difficult by the ambiguous attitude of his wife Christine, a German […]

STRATAGEMS AND SOPHISTICATED COMMUNICATION TECHNIQUES
Directed by G. Fleder - 2003 - USA - 127 min.

Runaway Jury

The film is set in New Orleans and based on a novel by John Grisham. A recently fired employee enters his old office and shoots madly. Two years later, the widow of one of the victims sues the company that produced the weapon used for her husband’s murder. The process risks compromising the interests of […]

DOUBT AND CRITICAL THINKING AS TOOLS OF INVESTIGATION
Directed by Sidney Lumet - 1957 - Usa - 96 min.

Twelve angry men

Imagine you are in a room with eleven people; everyone agrees on the same opinion and you, alone, have a different one: very different. You are all forced to reach an agreement. What do you do? How do you behave? In this film, we see the application of critical thinking and communication techniques that you […]

Directed by Gary Fleder – 2003 – Usa – 127 min.

Runaway jury

Wendell Rohr is a torts lawyer taking on the gun lobby. Rankin Fitch is the jury consultant for the Defendants and between them the battle is for the hearts and minds of the jury. But there is someone on the inside. Nicholas Easter is a juror with a girlfriend, Marlee, on the outside. they have […]