Tag Archive | historical films

Available for Download Now!!

I’m pleased to announce that my book is now available for download from Amazon.¬†A Show Called Empire¬†looks at the way the British Empire has been portrayed in the movie world and how audiences perceptions and movie-makers portrayals have changed and adapted over time. I hope you enjoy it!! What’s next for me? Why, my next […]

3 days to go…

Wow, it’s only three more days until the launch of my new (and first) non-fiction book. Excited, nervous and relief are the words that probably sum up how I am feeling right now. In just three days I’ll be launching: A Show Called Empire: The History of the British Empire According to the Movies This […]

Announcement

Ok so, I’ve been a little quiet. I’ve finished my current project, but still haven’t clicked ‘publish’. I haven’t been networking as much. I haven’t been writing as much. With a upcoming holiday, my publishing plans have been put on hold until after I return. But what does this mean for the present? It means […]

My New Project

Well, it’s not really new (for me) but I guess it will be for you. I have mostly finished writing the first draft of my new project – there’s just a couple of things that need ironing out – and I’ve almost finished the very first and very general edit of it too. After writing […]

Access to History

A lot of our access to history is through films. Gladiator. The Deer Hunter. Elizabeth. Saving Private Ryan. All good films. But is this particular access to history enough and is it okay? From minor to major historical inaccuracies, it is important to remember that some scenes are pure conjecture or simply changed altogether, and […]