Whether you Netflix or matinee, movies provide a cheap, albeit fleeting, diversion fromyour monetary woes. The following movies offer valuable lessons that are gleaned from avariety of sources, ranging from single mothers to stockbrokers to soulless salesmen. Asnecessity is the mother of invention, there’s no better time than the present to learn a fewlessons from the silver screen.
Erin Brockovich is based on the true story of a woman who fought the bad guys and won- $333 million dollars to be exact. Julia Roberts stars as the broke, jobless, twice-divorced mother of three, who takes a job at a ho-hum law firm. While working at the firm, Brockovich discovers a cover-up involving contaminated water in a local community that has caused devastating illness among its residents. She decides to personally investigate the case and goes on to receive the largest settlement ever paid in a direct-action lawsuit in US history.
Taking care to be a conscientious mother, Reese Witherspoon was spotted taking her daughter Ava to a Beverly Hills medical center yesterday afternoon (December 10).
The mother-daughter duo looked to be enjoying each other’s company, with Reese sporting a white dress with a black cardigan and animal print flats, while her daughter opted for a blue zip-up hoodie overtop a pink dress with pink boots.
Romance is still very much in the air for hard-working celebrity parents Julia Roberts and Danny Moder, as the two were as affectionate as teenagers in love following lunch at a Los Angeles eatery earlier this week.
The cute couple were snapped up by paparazzi while holding hands, snuggling and kissing as they waited for the valet, with the "Pretty Woman" actress dressed for summer comfort in a mismatched ensemble while her hubby sported a plaid buttondown top with jeans.