You're a man. You watch movies. Yet, you may be missing out on the full experience of the movies you watch. Do you want to leave the cinema inspired, wanting to make the most of your life? Do you want to stay inspired? Then you've come to the right place.
Join me in uncovering the archetypal path of growth that awaits in the world of movies. Watching movies will never be the same again. It's a promise.
The Lover ArchetypeMay 1, 2014
Finally, the Lover has arrived. He took his time. The Lover's journey through life prioritizes flow over structure, sensual delight over getting shit done. This talk is the last in the series on the KWML archetypes and will take you into realms of addiction, sexuality and the yearning to be One with God.
The other archetypes
Article favouriteSeptember 16, 2009
Now updated with practices at the end. One of the most popular articles on Masculinity-Movies.com is about the KWML archetypes outlined in Robert Moore and Douglas Gillette's book. Dive into the murky waters of your subconscious and discover that there are men who sleep inside you who are the stuff of legends. Now, your work is to wake them up. This article is a good starting place for that long road towards maturity.
Controversial article!September 22, 2013
Hollywood makes a ridiculous amount of movies with presi-dential kidnappings, burning government buildings and invasion threats. What can taking a closer look at Hollywood through the eyes of depth psychology reveal?
Latest editorial movie reviewFeb 03, 2015
In-depth review The Imitation Game is a powerful and moving drama about the mathematical genius Alan Turing, the man largely responsible for breaking the Enigma code. Turing, a homosexual, had to live a lie in order to stay at his job. Playing out in a particularly epic and crucial time of human history (World War II), The Imitation Game indirectly puts us face to face with the enormous destructive power of prejudice. It also opens the door to some ominous insights into the archetype of the apocalypse.
Latest user reviewAugust 19, 2014User review
Saving private Ryan is a movie about II World War where an american group is ordered to find and get one soldier back home from the terrain of France, since this one soldier's all four brothers had been killed in combat. It is a interesting journey to look on the relationships between the men, and how the archetypal energies show up in this movie, switching side by side. Ultimately this movie is about courage. It is about making your dreams real.
Random user reviewJune 9, 2011User review
Mickey Rourke plays a New York City Captain transferred to Chinatown to deal with the growing gang problems. This is a masterpiece for police dramas. Mickey Rourke delivers his best performance before his role in The Wrestler in which he received a Golden Globe and an Oscar nomination. The film also starts Jone Lone and model Ariane, both who gave winning performances and were overlooked. Also overlooked was the great writing by both Michael Cimino (director) and Oliver Stone. Mickey Rourke also appeared in Sin City, A Prayer for the Dying, 9 1/2 Weeks, Angel Heart, and the Pope of Greenwhich Village, in which Eric Roberts gave a great performance.
Introducing The TribeJanuary 31, 2011
I'm excited to invite you to the new part of the Masculinity Movies website - The Masculinity Movies Tribe.
Why would you want to join The Tribe? I don't know what is true for you, but what is true for me is that my life has seen dramatic improvements as the depth and intensity in my relating with close male friends (Brothers) has increased.
And now I crave that sort of depth in all areas of my life. Truth-telling is my new hobby. Once I went there, it's so uninspiring to turn back to trivial and mundane conversations (not that I mind superficial conversation, it's just that I want that edge BAD).
So I'm excited to invite you to join the growing Tribe, to practice honing that edge and to see if my experience will also be yours. It will take some time to build the energy, but in the end I think it will kick serious ass. Welcome!
Movie review from the archivesSeptember 13, 2009User review
Fight Club is a portrait of one man's journey to reclaim the primal power of his inner masculine. The unnamed protagonist is an empty shell, a nobody going nowhere. He has a mind-numbing job and meaning in life boils down to redecorating his flat with new trinkets from the IKEA catalogue. When the wild and rebellious Tyler Durden shows up in his life, the stage is set for an enlightening tumble down the rabbit hole of his unconscious primal impulses. Fight Club is a brilliant exposition of the scars that form in a man's psyche when his seat of masculinity is repressed by a society that looks for compliance rather than powerful individuation and an invitation to look closer at the wild man that lives within us all.