Secrets and lies carried the day in most of the five films I saw Monday at the Toronto International Film Festival. But then, aren't the most interesting movies built around them? It's so obvious that Mike Leigh used the idea as the title of one of his finest efforts.
After one book in first person about an athletic icon and another in-progress about the death of a loved one, I was tired of bleeding on paper. Better to ponder David Shields' How Literature Saved My Life with critical distance.
In the "new age" culture, visualization is a powerful tool that is recommended to bring people to realize their dreams in their lives. In recent reviews, I have also recommended visualization as a tool to help get people to their imagined goals.