130: The Perfect Storm

Sometimes, Hollywood exaggerates nature’s fury on screen. Today, we’ll learn about one of the stories that reminds us how scary it can really be. Resources The Perfect Storm (2000) – IMDb The Perfect Storm (2000) – Plot Summary – IMDb Perfect storm hits North Atlantic – HISTORY 7 Things You Never Knew About The Perfect […]

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. […]

35: Titanic

Titanic was released in 1997 and has gone on to make over $2 billion dollars, making it the second-grossing film of all time. As in, there’s only one movie that’s made more money than Titanic. That one movie? Avatar, which happens to be yet another James Cameron movie.   Considering Titanic was the highest grossing […]

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 […]