Stacy and Abby are back to discuss the first story they've examined that took place in their living memory: I, Tonya (2017). The only problem? In this movie everyone's "truth" is told, and the versions usually don't match up.
Stacy and Abby bust some myths in their examination of Troy (2004).
Historical spoiler alert! Stacy and Abby get relevant with Christopher Nolan's Dunkirk (2017).
This Independence Day, Christopher Modoono joins Abby and Stacy in analyzing 1776 (1972), the musical interpretation of our nation's founding.
Stacy and Abby explore James Cameron's surprisingly close-to-perfect historical depiction of Titanic (1997). From the old couple in the bed to the very carpet used on set, almost every character and image you see has some basis in fact. Besides the love story so, you know, the main plot.
For Passover, Stacy and Abby try their hands at historical theology with the Moses story in The Prince of Egypt (1998). From analyzing the science behind the plagues, to pinning down which century this story takes place in, they will discover the history behind ancient myth is sometimes as murky and convoluted as a river of blood.
Kathleen Littlefield joins Abby Brosh and Stacy Shirk this St. Patrick's Day on a romp through New York during the Civil War! If that sounds like a lot, you'd be right. Enjoy a pint as we tackle Boss Tweed, xenophobia, and America's first draft.
This Valentine's Day immerse yourself in the political/personal love story between Queen Victoria and Prince Albert in The Young Victoria (2009). Julian Fellowes and Jean-Marc Vallee distinguish themselves as the most historically accurate filmmakers Stacy and Abby have yet covered, by far.