319: This Week: Darkest Hour, The New World, The Other Boleyn Girl

In this episode, we’ll learn about historical events that happened this week in history as they were depicted in these movies: Darkest Hour, The New World, and The Other Boleyn Girl. Events from This Week in History Darkest Hour | BOATS #299 The New World The Other Boleyn Girl | BOATS #92   Birthdays from This […]

305: This Week: Waco, The Crucible, Seabiscuit

In this episode, we’ll learn about historical events that happened this week in history as they were depicted in these movies: Waco, The Crucible, and Seabiscuit. Events from This Week in History Waco The Crucible | BOATS #143 Seabiscuit | BOATS #131   Birthdays from This Week in History Walk the Line Constantine and the […]

269: This Week: The Pacific, The Crucible, The Battle of Britain

In this episode, we’ll learn about historical events that happened this week in history as they were depicted in The Pacific, The Crucible, and The Battle of Britain. Did you enjoy this episode? Help support the next one! Buy me a coffee Disclaimer: Dan LeFebvre and/or Based on a True Story may earn commissions from […]

229: One Night with the King with Michael LeFebvre

Today we’re learning about the 2006 movie One Night with the King. Dr. Michael LeFebvre is a Fellow at the Center for Pastor Theologians and an Old Testament scholar who will join us to separate fact from fiction in the movie. Michael’s article on Esther Michael’s podcast on Esther Michael’s author page on Amazon Did […]

205: Monty Python’s Life of Brian with Adele Reinhartz

Not all movies try to be historically accurate, and yet they still depict moments in history. To help us extract history from the satirical comedy, we’ll be chatting with professor, scholar, and author of Jesus of Hollywood and Bible and Cinema, Adele Reinhartz. Jesus of Hollywood Bible and Cinema: An Introduction Did you enjoy this […]

179: The Passion of The Christ with Dr. David Chapman

The true story of The Passion of The Christ

In Christianity, Good Friday commemorates the crucifixion of Jesus Christ. Today we’re going to learn about the depiction of that event on screen as we saw in 2004’s The Passion of The Christ. To help us learn more, we’ll be joined by the Professor of New Testament and Archaeology at Covenant Theological Seminary, Dr. David Chapman. […]

143: The Crucible

Resources A Brief History of the Salem Witch Trials The Salem Witch Trials Victims: Who Were They? Records of Salem Witchcraft, Copied from the Original Documents Records of Salem Witchcraft Salem Judges Presiding Over Cases Accusing Witchcraft The Crucible (1996) – IMDb How A 12-Year-Old Sparked The First Witch-Hunt In America All About Abigail Williams, […]

138: Mary Queen of Scots

Resources Act Anent the demission of the Crown in favour of our Sovereign Lord, and his Majesty’s Coronation 1567 – Wikipedia A Rivalry in Letters: Mary and Elizabeth – Tudors Dynasty The relationship of Elizabeth I & Mary Queen of Scots in letters – part one • The Crown Chronicles History Rewind: The Abdication of […]

81: Kingdom of Heaven

BONUS: Kingdom of Heaven and the Story of Saladin BONUS: Kingdom of Heaven and the Story of Guy de Lusignan BONUS: Kingdom of Heaven and the Story of Sibylla BONUS: Kingdom of Heaven and the Story of Balian de Ibelin Did you enjoy this episode? Help support the next one! Buy me a coffee Resources […]

67: The Ten Commandments (Part 2)

BOATS: The Ten Commandments (Part 1) Did you enjoy this episode? Help support the next one! Buy me a coffee Resources The Ten Commandments (1956 film) – Wikipedia The Ten Commandments (1956) – IMDb The Ten Commandments (1956) – Synopsis 10 Fascinating Facts About The Ten Commandments (The Movie) | HuffPost The Ten Commandments – […]