Category: Historical (Actual)

Movies set in historical times based on true events

House of Gucci Can’t Take Off Despite Hollywood Royalty

Despite excellent performances by some of Hollywood’s leading starts, Ridley Scott’s (Alien, Blade Runner, Gladiator)…

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Sérgio resists easy answers to global violence

Events unfolding in Afghanistan are likely to breathe new life into the movie Sérgio.  The…

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The Outpost’s gritty realism shows America’s war in Afghanistan

As America ends its formal 20-year combat commitment to Afghanistan, viewers might find The Outpost…

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Ford V Ferrari speeds to the Oscars on the intensity of racing and its rivalries

Ford V Ferrari zooms into Academy Awards based on intense car racing and strong performances by Matt Damon and Christian Bale

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The Two Popes rises on Oscar Worthy performances

Oscar worthy performances invite audiences to grapple with God, spirituality, and temporal relevance

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A Hidden Life is a majestic, artistically brilliant meditation on life, ethics, and spirituality

A Hidden Life is Incredibly moving drama about an Austrian conscientious objector during World War…

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Clint Eastwood in top form with Richard Jewell movie

The debut of Clint Eastwood’s newest movie, Richard Jewell, has been marked by controversy. Ironically,…

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Renee Zellweger stands out as Judy

Judy the biopic of the last year of Judy Garland’s life, moves on the strength…

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The Kid carried by story and earnest performances

For those looking for a good old-fashioned western movie, The Kid is probably their cup…

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Spike Lee’s BlackKKlansman brokers larger discussion on race in America

The knot in my stomach churned up by BlacKkKlansman still gnawed at my insides more…

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