Keyword: upbeat

Sound of Music

The Sound of Music (1965)

Rated: G Runtime: 174 minutes Release date: 03/30/1965
A former nun leaves the convent to become a governess for the seven children of a wealthy, Austrian widower who has grown into a cold disciplinarian. Soon, the she opens the children to the wonders of life and the joy of music - and eventually softens the heart of their father and gains his love.

Can't Stand Losing You: Surviving the Police (2015)

Rated: None Runtime: 83 minutes Release date: 03/19/2015
Rock guitarist Andy Summers relates his early days in the psychedelic '60s music scene when he played with The Animals, and the chance encounters with drummer Stewart Copeland and bassist Sting that led to the formation of a punk trio, The Police. During the band's phenomenal rise and its dissolution at the height of their popularity in the mid-80s, Summers captured history with his candid...
Dir: Lauren Lazin
With: N/A
You've Got Mail

You've Got Mail (1998)

Rated: PG Runtime: 119 minutes Release date: 12/17/1998
Kathleen Kelly owns a small children's book store, but is coming under competition from Joe Fox's giant Fox Books, a megastore with a cafe and discounted books. The two become arch rivals, without realising that the romance they are conducting anonymously on the internet is with each other.
Birds of Paradise

Birds of Paradise (2013)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 11/29/2013
When Jack, an ordinary sparrow with dreams of becoming an extraordinary bird, is accidentally covered in colorful paint, he is thrilled about his new exotic appearance and believes that he'll now be able to impress Aurora, a beautiful canary who has recently escaped from her indoor cage. But when Aurora's mean owner, Mr. Potter, finds her, Jack must enlist the help of his best friends - Vinnie...
At Berkeley

At Berkeley (2013)

Rated: None Runtime: 244 minutes Release date: 11/07/2013
The University of California at Berkeley, the oldest and most prestigious member of a ten campus public education system, is also one of the finest research and teaching facilities in the world. This film shows the major aspects of university life, its intellectual and social mission, its obligation to the state and to larger ideas of higher education, and also illustrates how decisions are made...
Black Coffee

Black Coffee (2014)

Rated: PG Runtime: 85 minutes Release date: 01/09/2014
Robert picked the wrong time to meet his soul mate. After being fired from his own father's company, he feels like his luck has run out, until Morgan enters into his life. Just as things start to heat up between them, trouble brews as Morgan's ex-husband vows to win her back, and Robert's gold-digging ex-girlfriend returns with an agenda of her own. With the help of his cousin, Robert's about to...
Delivery Man

Delivery Man (2013)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 103 minutes Release date: 11/21/2013
Affable underachiever David Wozniak's mundane life gets twisted into a knot when he finds out that he fathered 533 children through sperm donations he made twenty years ago. In debt to the mob and rejected by his pregnant girlfriend, things couldn't look worse for David when he's hit with a lawsuit from 142 of the 533 twentysomethings who want to know the identity of their father. As David...
Princess Diaries

The Princess Diaries (2001)

Rated: G Runtime: 114 minutes Release date: 08/02/2001
Fifteen-year-old Mia discovers that her father is the Prince of Genovia and she is the sole heir to the throne. She must decide, by her sixteenth birthday, whether she will live as a princess and move to Genovia or remain in San Francisco where she lives with her artist mom. Meanwhile, she must suffer through the indignity of princess lessons at the hands of her stern grandmother, Queen Clarisse...
Disleksia: The Movie

Disleksia: The Movie (2013)

Rated: None Runtime: 86 minutes Release date: 10/03/2013
Filmmaker Harvey Hubbell V and his crew explore the unique nature of how each of us learn. Join Hubbell, dyslexic superstars Billy Bob Thornton and Joe Pantoliano, world-renowned brain scientists and researchers, students and advocates as they join a movement to revolutionize education. Find out what it's like to have your brain scanned inside an MRI and visit with a group of dyslexic researchers...
Jersey Boys

Jersey Boys (2014)

Rated: R Runtime: 134 minutes Release date: 06/19/2014
Struggling singer Frankie Valli is a small guy with big dreams of stardom. After a number of failed starts, Valli recruits a solid group of musicians and singers to back him, all bound by the code of honor they learned growing up on the streets of New jersey. As the Four Seasons, the band scales rare heights of success, becoming the most popular group in America until the advent of the Beatles...
Les Pee-Wee 3D: L'hiver qui a changé ma vie

Les Pee-Wee 3D: L'hiver qui a changé ma vie (2012)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 12/20/2012
Twelve-year-old hockey prodigy Janeau Trudel has moved to a new town following his mother's death. He becomes friends with his new team's goalkeeper, an ambitious girl who is determined to compete in the Pee-Wee de Québec hockey tournament, but he faces resistance from some of his other teammates and struggles to bring the team together in order to make it to the tournament.
Pulling Strings

Pulling Strings (2013)

Rated: PG Runtime: 110 minutes Release date: 10/03/2013
Alejandro and his loyal best friend Canicas are hardworking mariachi singers looking for fame in Mexico City. More than just a mariachi, Alejandro has a second full time job - he's a single dad. When Alejandro tries to secure a visa for his young daughter to visit her grandparents in the U.S., his request is flatly denied by a young embassy worker, Rachel. Later that evening, Alejandro and Canicas...
Levitated Mass: The Story of Michael Heizer's Monolithic Sculpture

Levitated Mass: The Story of Michael Heizer's Monolithic Sculpture (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 88 minutes Release date: 09/04/2014
Prominently displayed outside the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, renowned and reclusive land artist Michael Heizer's "Levitated Mass" gained worldwide recognition during its installation in 2012. Over the course of 10 nights, a 340-ton solid granite boulder crawled through Southern California neighborhoods on a 294-foot-long, 206-wheeled trailer, drawing hundreds of camera crews and cell phone...
Dir: Doug Pray
With: N/A
Against the Wild

Against the Wild (2013)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 11/29/2013
Zach Wade is a mischievous kid who - along with his younger sister Hannah and their devoted dog Chinook - become lost in the wilderness when their small plane has engine problems and must make an emergency landing. Their mom and dad are frantic, and rescue teams are searching. But for the next few days, Zach, Hannah and Chinook must learn how to combine their skills, trust their instincts and...
This Ain't No Mouse Music!

This Ain't No Mouse Music! (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 92 minutes Release date: 09/25/2014
Chris Strachwitz is a detective of sounds, an archaeologist of the deep American music, music with roots that strike straight into the country's heartland. He is the guiding force behind the legendary Arhoolie Records, producing albums that the Rolling Stones and many others played the grooves right off of. Since 1960, Strachwitz has been recording the authentic pulses of the great American music...
Soul of a Banquet

Soul of a Banquet (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 78 minutes Release date: 10/20/2014
Cecilia Chiang is the woman who introduced America to authentic Chinese food. Chiang opened her internationally renowned restaurant The Mandarin in 1961 in San Francisco and went on to change the course of cuisine in America. The film is equal parts a delectable showcase of gastronomy and a touching portrait of Chiang's journey from a childhood in Beijing before the Cultural Revolution to...
Grande Boucle

La Grande Boucle (2013)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 06/11/2013
François is an avid Tour de France fan. If his dream remains to participate in the legendary cycling competition, but he is far from being a champ. After losing his job, his wife leaves him and goes on vacation with their son. François takes the opportunity to sneak in the Tour one day ahead of all the pros. At first on his own, he is soon joined by others who are inspired by his challenge. Then...
Antoine and Antoinette

Antoine and Antoinette (1946)

Rated: None Runtime: 84 minutes Release date: 11/29/1946
Working class couple Antoine and Antoinette dream of a better life. One day when Anoinette is once again fending off unwanted attentions of grocer Monsieur Roland, she purchases a winning lottery ticket. But when Antoine loses their ticket out of poverty, their dreams seem like they'll remain just that.
Go Grandriders

Go Grandriders (2013)

Rated: None Runtime: 75 minutes Release date: 08/22/2013
A group of 17 senior citizens, many of them learning how to ride a motorcycle for the first time, embark on what may be the most daring adventures of their lives: a 13-day motorcycle tour around the island of Taiwan. Among the Grandriders, two have had cancer, four need hearing aids, five suffer from high blood pressure, eight have coronary disease, and every one of them has symptoms of joint...
Dir: Hua Tien-hao
With: N/A