Had enough of 'Contagion'? Here are some warm blanket movies
But less obvious movies can also take on surprising relevancy. Powell, star of “The Thin Man” movies, is, as ever, a tonic — or, if you prefer, a cocktail (Streaming on Amazon Prime). A marathon of Posey movies ("Kicking and Screaming," “Best in Show") may be in order (Streaming on Criterion Channel). — “Ikiru”: The time is never wrong for the supreme humanism of Akira Kurosawa's “Ikiru” but it's especially right right now. It will make yearn for a swing set (Streaming for free on Kanopy).
So those celebs are Canadian, eh?
Ryan Gosling, who was raised in Cornwall, Ontario, became the first Canadian-born performer in over 60 years to earn a best actor Oscar nomination in 2007 for "Half Nelson." A decade later he earned his second best actor Oscar nomination, this time for "La La Land." Hide Caption
Michael Lewis: From "The Big Short" to the red carpet
"The Big Short" has been described as part comedy, part thriller, part documentary that tells the story of maverick bankers and hedge-funders who spotted the housing bubble in 2008 and played the looming financial crisis for profit. Steve Carrel, Ryan Gosling, Christian Bale and Brad Pitt star in the film, but it's the author of the bestselling book who is getting A-list treatment. John Blackstone sits down with Michael Lewis to discuss what inspired him to write a story about a group of Davids taking on Wall Street Goliaths.cbsnews.com