“Parting Thoughts” with Dr. Gerry Crete

Movie & Television Reviews with an IFS Perspective

In this series, Dr. Gerry brings you his take on parts and systems in TV and Film. Sit back grab the popcorn, and enjoy as he walks you through the best of what film and TV have to offer us in understanding ourselves and others through a parts and systems lens.

Inside Out 2

July 2, 2024

In June of 2024 Disney and Pixar released their sequel to the now classic 2015 hit Inside Out. In this new version Riley is now 13 years old (two years later) and the film opens with Riley playing hockey and her emotions, Joy, Anger, Fear, Sadness, and Disgust are all working together in a cooperative manner. As noted in my review of the first film, I found that the emotion-based characters often operated like parts. So here we see the parts in harmony – a great start! Inside Out 2 continues the tradition of its predecessor and explores the complexity... READ MORE

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Inside Out

June 27, 2024

Disney and Pixar’s Inside Out came out in 2015 and by all accounts is a critical and box office hit....

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The Crowded Room

November 15, 2023

Image titled Danny Sullivan by Obligated, used under CC BY-NC-ND 3.0 License Review of The Crowded Room TV series with a Brief History of...

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