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Join your hosts Joanna, Ace, and John as we discuss and debunk movies based on true stories. If you've always wanted to know how movies compare with real history while listening to a group of foul-mouthed nerds, then this is the podcast for you!

Join your hosts Joanna, Ace, and John as we discuss and debunk movies based on true stories. If you've always wanted to know how movies compare with real history while listening to a group of foul-mouthed nerds, then this is the podcast for you!
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Los Angeles, CA

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Join your hosts Joanna, Ace, and John as we discuss and debunk movies based on true stories. If you've always wanted to know how movies compare with real history while listening to a group of foul-mouthed nerds, then this is the podcast for you!

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English


Episodes

Coco Before Chanel - Nazis Ruin Everything

10/7/2018
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Hello again, dear listeners! This episode we bring you the 2009 French film Coco Before Chanel, directed by Anne Fontaine and starring Audrey Tautou, Benoît Poelvoorde, and Alessandro Nivola. We hope you enjoy! Sources: Extraordinary Women: Coco Chanel. Season 1, episode 2. -...

Duration:03:52:56

Paterno - The Worst Movie to be Watching at the Worst Time

8/6/2018
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Hello there, dear listeners! Apologies once again for another unplanned hiatus! We are back with another new episode, this time all about the 2018 HBO original biopic Paterno, starring Al Pacino and directed by HBO biopic staple, Barry Levinson. This movie and its subsequent research was pretty grim for us, we're not gonna lie, but we're hoping that we put in the tough work to bring you a still enjoyable episode! So with that, we hope you...

Duration:00:53:55

Cool Runnings - Bobsledding is Hella Dangerous

6/12/2018
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Hello again, dear listeners! This episode we bring you a discussion of the 1993 Disney sports movie Cool Runnings, directed by John Turteltaub and starring John Candy, Leon, and Doug E. Doug, in which we learn just how close to the truth this movie stays (spoiler alert: not very!). We hope you...

Duration:02:59:10

Harry & Meghan: A Royal Romance - No One Said It DIDN'T Happen, The Movie

5/21/2018
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Hello again, dear listeners! We're back and on schedule, and are excited to bring you a very special episode in celebration of the recent royal wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, all about the 2018 Lifetime original move, Harry & Meghan: A Royal Romance! We hope you enjoy the episode, and we really hope you enjoyed the royal wedding as...

Duration:01:13:21

Apollo 13 - Don't You Spacesplain To Me

5/4/2018
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Hello again, dear listeners, and sorry about the impromptu hiatus between our last episode and this one! Life just keeps getting in the way in 2018, but we're hoping to get back to regular posting real soon, so thank you for bearing with us! This episode we discuss the 1995 Ron Howard classic Apollo 13, starring Tom Hanks, Bill Paxton, Kevin Bacon, Ed Harris, and many others! We hope you enjoy! Sources: Fairhead, David, director. Mission Control: The Unsung Heroes of Apollo. Gravitas...

Duration:04:42:19

What's Love Got To Do With It - This Is Some Matilda Sh*t

3/24/2018
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Hello again, dear listeners! We apologize for the delay getting this episode out, 2018 is proving to be a busy year for us here at Lieography! But we are finally back with a discussion of the 1993 film What's Love Got To Do With It, directed by Brian Gibson and starring Angela Bassett and Laurence Fishburne! AND we're joined by a special guest, Eric Ambler from the What Were We Watching podcast! We hope you...

Duration:04:08:17

A Futile and Stupid Gesture - Pickled Comedians

3/7/2018
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Hello again, dear listeners! In this episode, we discuss our first film released in 2018, the Netflix original A Futile and Stupid Gesture, directed by David Wain and starring Will Forte, Joel McHale, Domhnall Gleeson, and many others! We hope you...

Duration:03:56:09

I, Tonya - In Conclusion, Crime Doesn't Pay

2/22/2018
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Hello again, dear listeners! Just in time for the Olympics, join us for a discussion of the 2017 Craig Gillespie film I, Tonya, starring Margot Robbie, Allison Janney, and Sebastian Stan! We really enjoyed this movie and hope you did too, and that you also enjoy our discussion of this very enjoyable movie! Enjoy! Sources: "30 for 30: The Price of Gold." Burstein, Nanette, director. Season 2, episode 16, ESPN, 16 Jan....

Duration:04:59:10

The Post - Wanna Help Dad Commit Treason?

2/10/2018
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Hello dear listeners, and apologies for the extended delay/impromptu mini hiatus! But we're back with an all new episode about the 2017 Steven Spielberg film The Post, starring Meryl Streep, Tom Hanks, and a bunch of other recognizable faces! We hope you enjoy! Sources: The Most Dangerous Man in America: Daniel Ellsberg and the Pentagon Papers. Directed by Judith Ehrlich and Rick Goldsmith, performance by Daniel Ellsberg. PBS, 2010. The Newspaperman: The Life and Times of Ben Bradlee....

Duration:01:27:27

Classic - All The President's Men - Still A Totally Not Relevant Film

1/24/2018
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Hello there, dear listeners! Your illustrious hosts have unfortunately had a bit of a busy January that led us to have some difficulty getting in the same room to record our latest episode on The Post, but fear not! In the mean time, we're re-releasing our episode on All The President's Men that originally aired August 6, 2017, as it is a great primer for a bunch of what we'll be talking about with The Post. And we'll be back in two weeks for an all new episode! See you then, and we hope...

Duration:01:28:17

Molly's Game - We Need To Talk About The Shufflematic

1/10/2018
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Hello again, dear listeners! This episode, we bring you a discussion of the recent 2017 film Molly's Game, written and directed by Aaron Sorkin and starring Jessica Chastain, Idris Elba, Kevin Costner, Michael Cera, and many more! We were lucky enough to attend an early screening of this film that included a Q&A with Aaron Sorkin, the film's editors, and stars Jessica Chastain and Idris Elba, so be sure to check out the episode for some fun inside info! We hope you enjoy! Sources: Bloom,...

Duration:01:09:48

The Man Who Invented Christmas - Dickens, The Spielberg Of His Time

12/25/2017
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Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays, dear listeners! This episode we bring you a discussion of the recent 2017 film The Man Who Invented Christmas, directed by Bharat Nalluri and starring Dan Stevens, Christopher Plummer, Jonathan Pryce, and many more! It's a fun time for a fun time of year, and we hope you enjoy it! We'll be back in 2018 for plenty more lively discussions, and until then, we wish you a Happy Holiday Season and Happy New...

Duration:03:25:19

Oscar Pistorius: Blade Runner Killer - Star Wars Names Galore!

12/11/2017
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Hello again, dear listeners! This episode, we bring you a discussion of ridiculous 2017 Lifetime biopic Oscar Pistorius: Blade Runner Killer. We're going back to our roots with a crazy Lifetime biopic, but fear not! We will be returning to more serious fare again next episode. We hope you...

Duration:03:00:10

Professor Marston And The Wonder Women - The Kinkiest Episode We've Ever Done

11/29/2017
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Hello again, dear listeners! This episode, we discuss the recently released 2017 film Professor Marston and the Wonder Women, directed by Angela Robinson and starring Luke Evans, Rebecca Hall, and Bella Heathcote! It's definitely the kinkiest film we've covered so far! We hope you enjoy! Sources: "William Moulton Marston & the Creation of Wonder Woman" 12 June 2017. HowStuffWorks.com.https://www.missedinhistory.com/podcasts/william-moulton-marston.htm 28 November 2017 The Secret History...

Duration:00:52:22

Marshall - Thurgood Is A BAMF

11/13/2017
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Hello again, dear listeners! This episode, we bring you a discussion of the recently released film Marshall, directed by Reginald Hudlin and starring Chadwick Boseman, Josh Gad, Sterling K. Brown, Kate Hudson, and Dan Stevens, who seems to have been in every movie of 2017! We hope you enjoy! Sources: Williams, Juan. Thurgood Marshall: American revolutionary. Three Rivers Press,...

Duration:03:00:48

The Conjuring - Who Names Their Kid Bathsheba?!

10/31/2017
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Happy Halloween, dear listeners! This episode, we bring you an extra-spoooooky discussion of the 2013 James Wan-directed horror film, The Conjuring! (It's not actually all that spooky if you, like Joanna, are not a fan of horror movies.) We hope you enjoy and have a SPOOKtacular...

Duration:01:08:05

Battle of the Sexes - In Conclusion, Billie Jean King Is The Best

10/16/2017
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Hello again, dear listeners! This episode, we bring you a discussion of the recently-released film Battle of the Sexes, directed by Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Faris, starring Emma Stone and Steve Carell, and chronicling the historic 1973 tennis match between Billie Jean King and Bobby Riggs. We hope you...

Duration:00:56:53

Amelia - It Sits There And Congeals

10/3/2017
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Hello again, dear listeners! This time we bring you a discussion we hope is enjoyable and interesting about a movie we didn't find to be either of those things, 2009's Mira Nair-directed Amelia. Even if the movie didn't include the most interesting parts of Amelia Earhart's life, our podcast sure did! We hope you...

Duration:01:01:47

Ed Wood - Uncanny Depp Valley

9/20/2017
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Hello again, dear listeners! Join us this episode for a discussion of the 1994 Tim Burton biopic Ed Wood! We hope you enjoy! Sources: Ed Wood: Look Back in Angora (1994) Ted Newson directed...

Duration:00:55:44

Lion - Dev Patel's Beautiful Mane

9/5/2017
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Hello again, dear listeners! This episode we bring you a (slightly belated) discussion of the 2016 Garth Davis-directed, Dev Patel and Nicole Kidman-starring film Lion, AKA (as coined by Ace) I Need An Adult: The Movie. We hope you...

Duration:00:48:28