Biographical & Historical Films
It was the 200th anniversary of Charles Dickens' birth on 7th February 2012. This article is a look at my top 10 of his novels on film, either in the cinema or on TV.
I just saw the movie Soul Surfer yesterday about the life of professional surfer Bethany Hamilton whose arm was bitten off by a 14-foot, 1,400 pound tiger shark on Halloween morning in 2003 when she was only 13 years...
The film “Rosewood” is based on a 1923 massacre in Rosewood, Florida that claimed dozens of American's lives. This is a summary and response to the film.
While The Mission may not be a religious film, it is a film about religion.
The film 'Zulu' relates the events of Rorke's Drift. It is a historical epic, the story of a heroic defence against seemingly impossible odds - a British 'Alamo' This is a review of the film
A new way of thinking about community, family, mental health, and the military by analyzing the 2002 American biographical drama film entitled, "Antwone Fisher", directed by Denzel Washington.
Along the lines of Forrest Gump, Forrest Whitaker portrays the real Eugene Allen, an African-American who served 8 US Presidents, saw Civil Rights rise, and attended the Inauguration of Barack Obama.
Did you know that amongst all the animated films that were produced by Walt Disney during his career and by his family's continued work in his name since his death there are several films based on characters in History,...
The movie CRIMSON TIDE is about an attempt to launch nuclear missiles which was aborted. But the story is based on a true story which is even stranger than any fiction. Here is the true story.
This is a dramatised account of the events of 9/11 and the passengers who fought back on United 93. It's not sensationalist entertainment. It's just a faithful account of ordinary people faced with a terrible crisis and...
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