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.
The movie The Elephant Man was released in 1980 and in black and white which added to its atmospheric and authentic style. It was also based on a true life story
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.
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
In Living Proof, Harry Connick Jr plays Dennis Slamon, the doctor largely responsible for the development of a ground-breaking breast cancer treatment. Herceptin has since saved thousands of lives.
Often referred to as “the Mexican Madonna,” Gloria Trevi rose to the top of the Latin charts in late 1989 and stayed there for quite a few years. Her mostly self-penned lyrics often addressed socio-political issues and questioned women’s subordinate role in the Mexican society of the time;...
An engaging road picture starring Viggo Mortensen and Mahershala Ali.
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 a horrific dilemma
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.
The Royal Family was divided in the wake of Diana's death. Rising pressure for a public acknowledgment of Diana's legacy challenged longstanding reserve and protocol.