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27 Dec, 6 tweets, 2 min read
Watched @PixarSoul. What a movie!
Entertaining, thought provoking, and uplifting. Image
22's character arc reminded me of a beautiful song by Bharatiyar

நிற்பதுவே, நடப்பதுவே, பறப்பதுவே, நீங்களெல்லாம்
சொற்பனந் தானோ?-பல தோற்ற மயக்கங்களோ?

காண்பதுவே உறுதிகண்டோம் காண்பதல்லால் உறுதில்லை
காண்பது சக்தியாம்-இந்தக் காட்சி நித்தியமாம். Image
Second thoughts. In #PixarSoul, 22's story is the Buddha story in reverse.
Inspired by this I watched Inside Out. Again, what a film!
How does Pixar do it, movie after movie?
I have watched this, but the movies seem to be at a different level.

I loved this interview too.

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