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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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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

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 enjoy! Sources: http://www.vulture.com/2018/01/the-story-of-a-futile-and-stupid-gestures-twist-ending.html https://www.monstersandcritics.com/movies/all-but-one-of-the-food-fights-in-a-futile-and-stupid-gesture-really-happened/ Drunk, Stoned,...

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

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

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...

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

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

Detroit - Our First Film To Make Joanna Cry

8/20/2017
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Hello again, dear listeners! In this episode, we bring you a discussion of the not-super-fun-to-watch-but-important-anyway 2017 Kathryn Bigelow film, Detroit. Our discussion, on the other hand, is, we hope, pretty super fun to listen to! We hope you enjoy! Sources: CBS Sunday Morning: "Detroit 1967: When A City Went Up In Flames" The Algiers Motel Incident by John Hershey "Motown Justice" by Edgar Z. Friedenberg, The New York Review of Books, August 1, 1968 Issue Rebellion in...

Duration:01:12:47

All The President's Men - A Totally NOT Relevant Film

8/6/2017
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Hello again, dear listeners! Join us again as we discuss the 1976 Alan J. Pakula film All The President's Men, about intrepid journalists Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein and their quest to uncover the truth about the Watergate story that eventually took down President Richard Nixon, which definitely has NO relevancy to anything happening in the United States today... We also get into some hard-hitting present-day political commentary! We hope you...

Duration:04:17:28

Frida - Alfred Molina Is An Ethnic Grab-Bag

7/23/2017
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Hello again, dear listeners! This episode we bring you a discussion of the 2002 film Frida, directed by Julie Taymor and starring Salma Hayek and Alfred Molina. We hope you enjoy! Sources: https://www.theguardian.com/film/2010/jun/17/frida-reel-history http://www.slate.com/articles/arts/culturebox/2002/10/paint_job.html http://www.pbs.org/weta/fridakahlo/ Follow us on Twitter @lieographypod, Instagram @lieographypod, and Facebook here, or email us at...

Duration:03:13:25

1776 - The Violin Is Not The Sexiest Instrument

7/9/2017
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Hello again, dear listeners! We bring you a very special episode this time in celebration of Independence Day, discussing the 1972 musical film 1776, with guest co-host Irina! We hope you...

Duration:00:57:10

The Wizard of Lies - An Ambien-Fueled Acid Dream

6/25/2017
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Hello again, dear listeners! This episode we bring you a discussion of the 2017 Barry Levinson-directed HBO film The Wizard of Lies, about the infamous Wall Street Ponzi schemer Bernie Madoff. It's a doozy of a story, complete with a Greek/Shakespearean tragedy! We hope you...

Duration:02:41:47

Queen of Katwe - Chess Is Not A Spectator Sport

6/12/2017
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Hello again, dear listeners! This episode we bring you a discussion of the 2016 Mira Nair Disney film Queen of Katwe, about the young Ugandan chess prodigy Phiona Mutesi. We hope you enjoy! Sources: http://www.espn.com/espn/news/story?page=Mag15gameofherlife https://filmschoolrejects.com/the-true-story-behind-queen-of-katwe-b5a51d9607b7/ http://www.historyvshollywood.com/reelfaces/queen-of-katwe/ Follow us on Twitter @lieographypod, Instagram @lieographypod, and Facebook here, or...

Duration:00:46:01

The Lost City of Z - Puggy and Cheeky, The Forerunners to Modern Hippies

5/28/2017
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Hello again, dear listeners! This episode we discuss the recently-released 2017 James Gray film The Lost City of Z, about English explorer Percival Fawcett's many expeditions to try to find a hidden city in the Amazon Rainforest. We hope you enjoy! Follow us on Twitter @lieographypod, Instagram @lieographypod, and Facebook here, or email us at lieographypodcast@gmail.com Music: www.bensound.com

Duration:03:15:01

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