Movies On The Radio: 'Feel-Good' Films

Dec 16, 2015

People watch movies to laugh, to cry and sometimes to just feel good.

Romance, hope and happiness are common themes in children's movies like "Toy Story 3" and romantic comedies like "You've Got Mail."

Host Frank Stasio talks with Marsha Gordon, film studies professor at North Carolina State University, and Laura Boyes, film curator at the North Carolina Museum of Art, about Hollywood's feel-good flicks.

Check out some of the movies featured in the program below:

"Man on Wire" (2008)

"Moonstruck" (1987)

"Shawshank Redemption" (1994)