She took his advice. For he was persuasive and he had her best interest in mind. It was Common Sense in his mind. He knew the value. He pushed the napkin toward her.
He was right.
And she became wildly successful. Almost 3 billion dollars worth.
But his day job was to be a critic. A Movie Critic. He would often say and do thumb down.
Although he was a mere movie critic, he was in the arena of life, like all of us, however. And he was concerning and constructive.
Lucky for her. Thumb up. He knew what he was talking about.
He gave his opinion on what movies were good, thumb up, or not so good, thumb down, and you decide. With his partners it was two thumbs up. It was his business to be familiar with the movies and the entertainment industry. He did it for 46 years.