The United States vs. Billie Holiday: History vs. Hollywood
Music  |  Is the movie's implication that the government killed Billie Holiday accurate?
Minamata: History vs. Hollywood
Drama  |  Does this story of photojournalist W. Eugene Smith (Johnny Depp) accurately capture the Minamata atrocity?
Penguin Bloom: History vs. Hollywood
Drama  |  An injured magpie helps to bring a mother out of despair in the wake of a tragic accident.
Safety: History vs. Hollywood
Football  |  Are the facts left on the sidelines in this story of a college football player who takes custody of his younger brother?
Mank: History vs. Hollywood
Drama  |  David Fincher's film explores the writing of Citizen Kane, but it doesn't entirely stick to the facts.
2 Hearts: History vs. Hollywood
Drama  |  Two love stories unfolding in different decades converge, but how closely does the film stick to the truth?
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The Right Stuff Series: History vs. Hollywood
Drama  |  Does the Disney+ astronaut TV series leave the truth on the launchpad?
Judas and the Black Messiah: History vs. Hollywood
Political  |  Black Panther Fred Hampton (Daniel Kaluuya) is betrayed by FBI informant William O'Neal (LaKeith Stanfield) in a movie that tries to stick relatively closely to the facts.
The Dig: History vs. Hollywood
Drama  |  Do the facts get buried in this story of one of the greatest archaeological discoveries of all time?
Our Friend: History vs. Hollywood
Drama  |  A couple confronts a cancer diagnosis with the help of their best friend.
All My Life: History vs. Hollywood
Drama  |  A couple moves their wedding forward after a cancer diagnosis. Does the movie stay true to the real-life love story?
Hillbilly Elegy: History vs. Hollywood
Drama  |  Does Ron Howard's adaptation of J.D. Vance's memoir about his difficult childhood in America's Rust Belt stick closely to the facts?
Clouds: History vs. Hollywood
Music  |  Is Disney+'s version of Zach Sobiech's story in tune with the truth?
The Trial of the Chicago 7: History vs. Hollywood
Political  |  Aaron Sorkin's latest directorial effort is a one-sided take on a two-sided series of events surrounding the 1968 Democratic National Convention.
The One and Only Ivan: History vs. Hollywood
Comedy  |  Meet the real gorilla that inspired the movie.


The United States vs. Billie Holiday
How much of this Billie Holiday biopic is in tune with the real-life jazz singer?
Judas and the Black Messiah
Are the facts preserved in this story of slain Black Panther Fred Hampton?
Does this story of photojournalist W. Eugene Smith accurately capture the Minamata disaster?
The Dig
Does the truth get buried in this story of the Sutton Hoo archaeological dig?
Penguin Bloom
After an accident leaves a mother paralyzed, the family cares for an injured magpie, which helps them heal.
Our Friend
When a couple receives devastating news, a friend arrives to help, but is the story in line with the truth?
Are the facts left on the bench in this tale of a college football player who takes custody of his brother?
Does David Fincher's story of the writing of Citizen Kane stick to the facts?
All My Life
A couple rushes their wedding plans after the husband-to-be is diagnosed with cancer.
Hillbilly Elegy
Does Ron Howard's film about J.D. Vance's difficult upbringing in Appalachia stay true to his memoir?
2 Hearts
The stories of two couples intersect when tragedy strikes, but how much is based on the real couples?
Is this Disney+ movie about a teen musician battling cancer in tune with the truth?
The Trial of the Chicago 7
Is Aaron Sorkin's film too polarized in its perspective of the Chicago Seven?
The Right Stuff
How accurate is this Disney+ TV adaptation of Tom Wolfe's book about John Glenn and the space race?
The One and Only Ivan
The Disney+ movie tells the story of a 400-pound silverback gorilla named Ivan who is confined in a suburban shopping mall with other animals.
The Outpost
How accurate is this story of a small force of U.S. soldiers who defend their outpost from hundreds of Taliban?
How accurate is Broadway's biography of Alexander Hamilton?
Based on a novel, the Tom Hanks film was inspired by a real-life WWII battle.
Authorities lay siege to religious leader David Koresh's Branch Davidian compound in 1993.
Military Wives
Military spouses and girlfriends form a choir that becomes a global sensation, but does the film stay in harmony with the truth?
Is it possible that Al Capone was faking dementia to get out of prison?
Mrs. America
Hollywood finds the villain in conservative activist Phyllis Schlafly, but is it the truth?
Bad Education
Hugh Jackman portrays Frank Tassone, the superintendent at the heart of the Long Island school scandal.
UN diplomat Sergio Vieira de Mello finds himself in a perilous situation in the aftermath of the US invasion of Iraq.
Tiger King
This wildly popular Netflix documentary tells the at-times exaggerated story of big-cat zoo operator Joe Exotic.
Lost Girls
We compare the Netflix series to Shannan Gilbert's real-life disappearance.
Self Made
Meet the real African American hair-care entrepreneur behind the rags-to-riches story.

October 2020
Clouds (10/16)
2 Hearts (10/16)
November 2020
Echo Boomers (11/13)
Ammonite (11/13)
Stardust (11/27)
December 2020
Mank (12/4)
Safety (12/11)
January 2021
Our Friend (1/22)
The Dig (1/29)
February 2021
Minamata (2/5)
Young Rock (2/16)
Joe Bell (2/19)
Nomadland (2/19)
March 2021
June 2021
August 2021
Respect (8/13)
October 2021

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