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Welcome to the tibi-movies section.

Why so much space for the cinema in my blog?

Because movies can be an excellent tool for people who want to invest in their personal and professional growth.

Here you can find the storyline, reviews and trailers related to specific topics: coaching, leadership, motivation, negotiation, sport, resilience are some of them.

I know, the movie reviews I’ve published so far are not many: I promise you it will grow soon.

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In the meantime, enjoy a good movie!

A film to learn how to listen consciously.
Directed by T. Shadyac - 1998 - USA - 115 min

Patch Adams

Patch Adams is a semi-biographical tragicomic film freely adapted from the autobiography of Hunter “Patch” Adams (Gesundheit: good health is a laughing matter), about a counterculture character who introduces laughter therapy in the early 1970s. In 1969, the protagonist, suffering from personality disorders, voluntarily enters a psychiatric hospital, experiencing on his skin the cynical disinterest […]

What can happen when a company fires a manager who controls "sensitive" information?
Directed by Michael Mann - 1999 - USA - 157 min

The Insider

2024 April 09 | by Arduino Mancini Boss and Staff member - Conflict - Negotiation - Resilience

The film is based on the authentic story of Jeffrey Wigand, R&D vice president of a major U.S. tobacco company. The manager has a first-class CV, with experience in companies of international standing, and he accepted his job primarily for money; the perspective of a better life for his two little girls, and the happiness […]

When a man of faith does not give up critical thinking
Directed by Jean-Jacques Annaud - 1986 - Italy, Germany, France - 131 min

The Name of the Rose

2024 March 26 | by Arduino Mancini Asking questions - Critical thinking - Cryme and Thriller - Negotiation

The screenplay of the film The Name of the Rose is freely based on the novel of the same name by Umberto Eco, who had agreed to leave his name in the credits: anyone seeing the film trying to find timely references to the original work would be disappointed. Yet let us come to the […]

An interview with a leader who did not want to be
Directed by Ron Howard – 2008 – USA, UK – 122 min

Frost/Nixon

2024 February 27 | by Arduino Mancini Asking questions - Boss and Staff member - Leadership - Negotiation - Teamwork

It is 1974 and Republican Richard Nixon, president of the United States of America in his second term, resigns from office following the investigation into the Watergate scandal that broke two years earlier. At the root of the scandal were the abusive wiretaps conducted at the headquarters of the Democratic National Committee by people linked […]

Can you be successful if you do nothing to please others?
Directed by Tom Hooper - 2009 - UK - 97 min

The Damned United

2024 February 13 | by Arduino Mancini Boss and Staff member - Change management - Leadership - Resilience - Sport - Teamwork

The film is based on the book The Damned Utd by David Peace, which tells the story of Brian Howard Clough‘s 44 days in 1974 at the head of Leeds United, at that time the most prestigious English soccer team. The coach, who in the Premier League is a real manager (he often has responsibility […]

What can happen when the boss does not accept his team members success?
Directed by Neil Jordan - 1995 - USA - 132 min

Michael Collins

2024 January 23 | by Arduino Mancini Boss and Staff member - Conflict - Leadership - Negotiation

In 1916, during the riot known as the Easter Rising, Irish revolutionaries surrendered after opposing for six days the overwhelming military power of the British army at Dublin’s post office headquarters. Among the revolutionary leaders, only Eamon de Valera, an American citizen, is saved from the firing squad. Many followers, including Michael Collins and his […]

A boy in the discovery of his passion
Directed by Stephen Daldry - 2000 - UK, France - 110 min

Billy Elliot

2023 December 06 | by Arduino Mancini Asking questions - Coaching - Diversity

The film is set in the United Kingdom during the 1984 miners’ strikes prompted by Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher’s closure of the mines. Billy is an 11-year-old boy who lives with his father Gary, brother Tony, and grandmother; his brother and father are both miners on the strike front lines as they see their futures […]

The detective struggling with the attempt to slow the memory decline.
Directed by Bill Condon - 2015 - UK, USA - 104 min

Mr. Holmes

2023 November 22 | by Arduino Mancini Asking questions - Cryme and Thriller

What role can a child play in a person’s ageing? To what extent can affection and intellectual stimulation help reduce cognitive decline? Questions that are helped to be answered by a film, based on Mitch Cullin’s book A Slight Trick of the Mind. The film tells the story of Sherlock Holmes, the famous private detective, […]

A thriller to learn how to negotiate effectively!
Directed by Spike Lee - 2006 - USA - 129 min

Inside Man

2023 October 10 | by Arduino Mancini Boss and Staff member - Cryme and Thriller - Leadership - Negotiation - Stratagems - Teamwork

The film is set in New York and tells the story of five robbers who enter the main branch of a large and prestigious bank, Manhattan Trust, owned and chaired by powerful businessperson Arthur Case. During the robbery, employees and customers are deprived of any personal belongings and forced to wear suits identical to those […]

A film that will help you understand the meaning of coaching
Directed by Tom Hooper – 2010 – UK, Australia – 111 min

The King's Speech

2023 September 27 | by Arduino Mancini Asking questions - Coaching - Leadership - Listening effectively - Motivation

The film is based on the story of King George VI and his relationship with speech therapist Lionel Logue, who helped him manage his stutter, thus enabling him to cope without much hassle with the obligations the role imposed on him. Now a bit of plot. In 1925, Prince Albert, Duke of York and second […]