Tag Archive | movies

To read or to watch

It’s an age old – timeless – debate of Books vs Films. Instinct tells me that of course the book is better than the film because nothing can ever beat your own imagination. But what if the debate wasn’t about which is better? To read or to watch? As an avid reader this question will […]

Hollywood’s History: Bonnie and Clyde

Bonnie and Clyde (1967) Director: Arthur Penn Cast: Warren Beatty; Faye Dunaway Bonnie Elizabeth Parker and Clyde Chestnut Barrow were American outlaws and robbers from the Dallas area who travelled the central American states with their gang during the Great Depression, robbing banks, grocery stores and rural gas stations. They left behind them a dozen […]

Hollywood History

For many people watching historical films is the only access to history that they have. But watching this ‘Hollywood History’ isn’t as bad as you’d imagine. True there’s some really historically inaccurate films out there, but most directors would feel committed to the history behind the story. One glaring error in Hollywood is the perception […]