Tag Archives: historical

Confirmation (2016)

Director: Rick Famuyiwa Writer: Susannah Grant

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The Act of Killing (2013)

Director: Joshua Coppenheimer (Co-Directed by Anonymous & Christine Cynn)

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The Monuments Men (2014)

Director: George Clooney Writers: George Clooney & Grant Heslov (Based on the book by Robert M. Edsel and Bret Witter) A real miss.  You have a great setting, interesting true story, and talented cast and that all resulted in this … Continue reading

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12 Years a Slave (2013)

Director: Steve McQueen Writer: John Ridley (Based on the book by Solomon Northup)

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Che: Part One (2008)

Director: Steven Soderbergh Writer: Peter Buchman (Based on the book “Reminiscences of the Cuban Revolutionary War” by Ernesto Guevara) The first of Steven Soderbergh’s two part film about Che Guevara.  It is not an all encompassing biopic.  Instead it picks … Continue reading

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Marie Antoinette (2006)

Director: Sofia Coppola Writer: Sofia Coppola I have been meaning to re watch this movie lately and I remember liking it more than most when I saw it in 2006 when it originally came out.  Not a flawless crowd pleaser … Continue reading

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Centurion (2010)

Director: Neil Marshall Writer: Neil Marshall A fairly mediocre sword and sandals/men on a mission movie.  It seems the main hurdle for it is a seemingly low budget.  Writer/Director is a fine talent when it comes to genre movies such … Continue reading

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