Category Archives: Uplifting Films

What Is Phil Connors’ Nature?

Do you ever take a mental inventory of yourself, thinking about areas where you could improve? I did that this week when I got a text message from my oldest brother. He is probably the greatest man I have ever … Continue reading

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Can You Imagine Seeing a TV Episode Like This Today?

What would you do if you had to choose how you were going to be killed? Imagine living in a nightmarish dystopia in which logic is an enemy and truth is a menace. You’re not being sentenced to death because … Continue reading

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Andy Dufresne and the Power of Consistency

Do you think that doing the same thing again and again and expecting a different result is the definition of insanity? Try telling that to Andy Dufresne. Over the course of The Shawshank Redemption, Andy builds a library, earns more … Continue reading

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The Power in The Touch of the Master’s Hand

Few films have the power to bring me to tears. 1987’s The Touch of the Master’s Hand is one of them – and it’s only 18 minutes long! Continue reading

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A Quiet Place Is a Celebration of Fatherhood and Motherhood

Every day good fathers and mothers quietly go about their lives loving their children and raising them to be happy, productive people. Being a good parent doesn’t earn people accolades or give them fame because it is to be expected. … Continue reading

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Sergeant York Is a Film That Makes You Want to Be a Better Person

Sergeant York came out in 1941 (the same year as Citizen Kane) and it was a huge smash hit. It made the equivalent of more than $400 million in today’s dollars and it was nominated for Best Picture and Best … Continue reading

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