6 Life Lessons We All Learned from Best Picture-Winning Films
As we start to get pumped for the Oscars this weekend, we immediately think about all the glamorous red carpet fashion we’re bound to see. But it’s important to remember that the fashion actually isn’t supposed to be the main event. It’s those groundbreaking, heart-wrenching, jaw-dropping films that are really the star of the show. In preparation for Sunday’s award show, we decided to look back at some of the films that have won “Best Picture” and share all the crucial life lessons we’ve learned from them.
Nothing should have to hold you back.The King’s Speech, it focuses on Prince Albert’s struggle with a speech impediment. Albert never expected to become King, and when he does his disability seems impossible to overcome at first. But with determination and hard work, Albert is (spoiler alert) able to conquer his stutter and rule with confidence. (Photo via The Weinstein Company)
Life IS like a box of chocolates.Forrest Gump, we’re not even really sure where to start. Forrest taught us to pay no attention to bullies, be kind to those who aren’t kind to us and, of course, never give up on your true love. (Photo via Paramount Pictures)
3. Always pack an extra life vest. Because apparently a wooden door isn’t enough to hold two. Also, if you’re headed for icy seas, some sort of insulating wetsuit would also be advisable. (Photo via Paramount Pictures)