197: Frances with Jack El-Hai

1982 movie Frances

The 1982 movie Frances tells the story of Hollywood actress Frances Farmer and how her struggles with mental health issues affected her career. We’ll be joined by writer and author Jack El-Hai to learn about the film’s historical accuracy. The Lobotomist The Nazi and the Psychiatrist See all of Jack’s work Disclaimer: Dan LeFebvre and/or Based […]

193: At Eternity’s Gate with Steven Naifeh

Steven Naifeh is a Pulitzer Prize-winning author who has a new book out called Van Gogh and the Artists He Loved. He’ll be joining us today to learn about the 2018 movie At Eternity’s Gate. Get Van Gogh and the Artists He Loved Get Van Gogh: The Life Disclaimer: Dan LeFebvre and/or Based on a True Story […]

135: Loving Vincent

Resources ‘Loving Vincent’ Paints Van Gogh Into A Murder Mystery Death of Vincent van Gogh – Wikipedia #54/125 How many paintings did Vincent sell during his lifetime? – Van Gogh Museum The Mystery Behind Van Gogh’s Severed Ear How ‘Loving Vincent’ Explores van Gogh’s Final Days in Nearly Sixty-Seven Thousand Paintings Van Gogh – Portrait […]

83: Becoming Jane

BONUS: Becoming Jane and the Mentions of Tom BONUS: Becoming Jane and the Letter from Cassandra Did you enjoy this episode? Help support the next one! Buy me a coffee Resources Becoming Jane (2007) – Plot Summary – IMDb Becoming Jane Script | Jane Austen | Pride And Prejudice Becoming Jane (2007) – Full Cast […]

65: Genius

Did you enjoy this episode? Help support the next one! Buy me a coffee Resources The Letters of Thomas Wolfe: Thomas Wolfe, Elizabeth Nowell: 9780684182698: Amazon.com: Books Thomas Wolfe: A Biography: Elizabeth Nowell: 9780837165196: Amazon.com: Books Beyond Love and Loyalty: The Letters of Thomas Wolfe and Elizabeth Nowell, Together with ‘no More Rivers, ‘ a […]

43: Walt Before Mickey

Did you enjoy this episode? Help support the next one! Buy me a coffee Resources Walt before Mickey: Disney’s Early Years, 1919–1928 by Timothy Susanin (Forward by Diane Disney Miller) Walt Before Mickey – Wikipedia Walt Before Mickey (2015) – IMDb Book I Walt Before Mickey Ub Iwerks – Wikipedia Ub Iwerks – Knowledge Encyclopedia […]

34: The Pianist

Did you enjoy this episode? Help support the next one! Buy me a coffee Resources The Pianist: The Extraordinary True Story of One Man’s Survival in Warsaw, 1939-1945 The Pianist movie The Pianist (2002) – Full Cast & Crew – IMDb The Pianist – Awards – IMDb The Pianist (2002) – Synopsis The Pianist (2002) […]

29: The Sound of Music

Did you enjoy this episode? Help support the next one! Buy me a coffee Resources Sound of Music 50th Anniversary [Blu-ray] Maria, My Own Story The Story of the Trapp Family Singers The History of the Von Trapp Family: The Story Behind the Story The Real Story of the Von Trapp Family The History of […]

17: Argo

Did you enjoy this episode? Help support the next one! Buy me a coffee Resources Argo [Blu-ray] Show Transcript Argo: How the CIA and Hollywood Pulled Off the Most Audacious Rescue in History Join the Based on a True Story Facebook page Support the show at Patreon Connect with me on Twitter Disclaimer: Dan LeFebvre […]

14: The Danish Girl

Did you enjoy this episode? Help support the next one! Buy me a coffee Resources The Danish Girl: A Novel (Movie Tie-In) Man into Woman: The First Sex Change The Danish Girl (Blu-ray + Digital HD) Show Transcript Join the Based on a True Story Facebook page Support the show at Patreon Connect with me […]

05: 300

Did you enjoy this episode? Help support the next one! Buy me a coffee Resources Frank Miller’s 300 comics 300 Spartans – The Real Story The 300 Spartans 300 [Blu-ray] Show Transcript http://classics.mit.edu/Herodotus/history.html”>Learn more about 300 Join the Based on a True Story Facebook page Support the show at Patreon Connect with me on Twitter […]