It’s difficult to write about pop culture when so many terrible things are happening in the world. Try to pen something funny, and it just feels inappropriate. Try to be serious, and the darkness outside only spreads farther. Besides, why should anyone care about movies in the aftermath of a tragedy? Perhaps it’s because at their core, movies are more than light and film, they’re stories.
Stories don’t just entertain us, they inspire us. They remind us to be brave, to have compassion, and to persevere. So when life grows bleak and the road turns fearful, use these ten films to help you find your courage!