Five Films That Inspired Us in 2010
By Evan Derrick
The Oscars are upon us and with them the glitz and glamour of Hollywood’s annual celebrity extravaganza. Amidst the sea of famous faces, the red carpet fashion shenanigans, and political drama of who got snubbed (seriously, no best director nod for Christopher Nolan?), it can be difficult to remember what all the fuss is actually about – the movies.
And this year, much more than any other in recent memory, many of the nominees are inspirational stories that lift you up rather than soul crushing meditations on depression that make you question the point of life.
Here are the top 5 inspirational films that have been nominated for an Academy Award this year. If you’ve missed out on any of them, make a date with your local movie theater posthaste.