65: Genius

65: Genius 2016's Genius tells the story of book editor Max Perkins and the authors he discovered, including Thomas Wolfe, F. Scott Fitzgerald and Ernest Hemingway. These four are pictured above, left to right, in the same order mentioned. Tweet!function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0],p=/^http:/.test(d.location)?'http':'https';if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src=p+'://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js';fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document, 'script', 'twitter-wjs'); Support the Show LINKS AND MORE RESOURCES BOATS Links Chat about the [...]

43: Walt Before Mickey

43: Walt Before Mickey Are you a Disney fan? Let's dive into the remarkable early life of Walt Disney as we compare history with the movie Walt Before Mickey. Tweet!function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0],p=/^http:/.test(d.location)?'http':'https';if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src=p+'://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js';fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document, 'script', 'twitter-wjs'); Support the Show LINKS AND MORE RESOURCES BOATS Links Chat about the show on the Based on a True Story Facebook group [...]

34: The Pianist

34: The Pianist Roman Polanski directed his first film in 1955, a short film named Rower. Since then, he's gone on to write, direct and even act in a number of movies that you've certainly seen, or at least heard of. During his childhood, Roman survived the Holocaust by hiding in a Polish farmer's barn [...]

17: Argo

17: Argo Even though Argo starts off with text that says it's based on a true story, the movie was actually based primarily on two sources: a book by Tony Mendez, the CIA agent Ben Affleck plays, and a 2007 article on Wired by Joshuah Bearman. So how much of Argo is true? And how [...]

14: The Danish Girl

14: The Danish Girl Lili Isle Elvenes, better known as Lili Elbe, was one of the first known recipients of a gender reassignment surgery. In 2015, her life was brought to the forefront of many people's minds when Alicia Vikander won an Oscar for Best Supporting Actress in the film. Despite the film's success at the [...]

05: 300

05: 300 This year, Zack Snyder directed the epic Batman v Superman superhero movie, but it wasn't his first foray into comics. In fact, that came in 2006 when he directed the epic retelling of Frank Miller's popular comic book, 300. The movie with the same name was a smash hit and became an instant [...]