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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


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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:04:20:56

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 Year! Follow us on Twitter @lieographypod,...

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...

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

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

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks - Oprah Deserves All The Awards

5/14/2017
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Hello again, dear listeners! In this episode, we talk all about the 2017 HBO original film The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks. We hope you...

Duration:00:47:32

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