Continued Angst over Argo…

“Those who fail to study history are doomed to repeat it.” ~ Winston Churchill

“Those who expect real history from Hollywood should have a keeper.” ~ Davies

So it was last week in our land of perpetual mirth and sunshine. The latest cultural tempest in a thimble is the Oscar success enjoyed by Ben Affleck for his film Argo.[Read more]

While ‘Lincoln’ May Be a Wonderfully Crafted Film It Still Fails At Honestly Reflecting History

It comes as no surprise that Steven Spielberg’s latest work, Lincoln, is garnering rave reviews. It is, after all, about one of America’s favorite historical icons, Abraham Lincoln, the president who is most notable for and credited with freeing the slaves and saving the Union. Just a glance at some of the reviews of Spielberg’s Lincoln:

In Steven Spielberg’s brilliant, brawling epic about the last four months in the life of our 16th president, Abraham Lincoln takes a few hits up there on his marble pedestal.… [Read more]