94: Anastasia

The 1997 animated film Anastasia tells a beautifully touching tale of the Grand Duchess trying to find her family…but how much of the story we see on screen is true? This week we’ll dive into the mystery surrounding the story of Anatasia’s alleged disappearance. BONUS: Anastasia and the Yurovsky Perspective Did you enjoy this episode? […]

91: The Hindenburg

It was an event that was compared to the sinking of the Titanic, except when the Hindenburg crashed it was caught on film…ending the promising industry of commercial airship travel. This week we’re comparing history with the 1975 Oscar-nominated film that shows one of the conspiracy theories about the cause of the disaster. Did you enjoy […]

42: Everest

The movie Everest tells the tale of what was at the time, the single most disastrous day on Mount Everest in 1996. Two of the survivors of that tale went on to write books about their experiences. Despite this, both Simon and William decided not to use those books as the basis of their movie. […]

21: The Finest Hours

In a retelling of one of the greatest moments in U.S. Coast Guard’s history, The Finest Hours is a feel-good movie of true heroism. When sitting down to write the film, screenwriters Paul Tamasy and Eric Johnson had the chance to do something not everyone does: interview the actual people who lived the story. Since […]