Beyond The Big Screen

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Description: Today we talk with international man of mystery, Roifield Brown about one of his passions, comic book movies. Roifield walks us through the history of how comic books have been translated to the big screen. Roifield also discusses
Description: For a time in late 2019, early 2020 impeachment was all the talk about social media and town. As of a bit later in 2020, impeachment has taken a back seat due to other events, but the impeachment of a President of the United States
Description: There is not one single movie that I can think of that causes more consternation and debate among historians and history fanatics alike than Mel Gibson’s The Patriot. Some hate this movie with the heat of a thousands suns, some lov
Title: Gettysburg with James Early and Sean McIver Part 4 Description: Gettysburg was an epic battle of the US Civil war and the 1993 movie titled Gettysburg is nearly as epic. This is the canonical movie for the battle and the war. What was tr
Title: Gettysburg with James Early and Sean McIver Part 3 Description: Gettysburg was an epic battle of the US Civil war and the 1993 movie titled Gettysburg is nearly as epic. This is the canonical movie for the battle and the war. What was tr
Title: Gettysburg with James Early and Sean McIver Part 2 Description: Gettysburg was an epic battle of the US Civil war and the 1993 movie titled Gettysburg is nearly as epic. This is the canonical movie for the battle and the war. What was tr
Title: Gettysburg with James Early and Sean McIver Part 1 Description: Gettysburg was an epic battle of the US Civil war and the 1993 movie titled Gettysburg is nearly as epic. This is the canonical movie for the battle and the war. What was tr
Title: HHH Quo Vadis with the Partial Historians  Description: Drs and Radford and Greenfield of the Partial Historians podcast love movies. When we talked about having a collaboration episode for my other podcast, The History of the Papacy, th
Title: Hollywood Hates History: The Alamo 1994 Description:  Today, I mount a brave defense of a lone outpost of the movie podcast internet. I will make my stand to defend the Alamo from 2004. The battle of the Alamo was one of the most iconic
 Description: We’re continuing on our trend of always coming back around to John Wayne. In the Green Beret, which was released during the height of the Vietnam War, John Wayne picks up his M-16 to singlehandedly win the conflict in Vietnam. Wil
Hollywood Hates History: Conqueror (1956) Description:  The next few movies Scott and I will talk about have at least one common theme, they all involve John Wayne in one way or another. John Wayne either really loved history or truly hated it
Title: Hollywood Hates History: The Scarlet Letter (1995)Description:  Every so often, Hollywood gets a movie based on a historical event and piece of literature absolutely perfect. The producers really get the tone and big ideas of a novel and
Title: Hollywood Hates History: Dracula Untold Description: Today we have a surprising episode of Hollywood Hates History. Scott Rank decided to defend Dracula Untold from 2014. I thought this would be a slam dunk to go up against. I was wrong.
Title: Hollywood Hate History: The Da Vinci Code Description: Today we have a real treat for Hollywood Hates History. I’ll tell you, Hollywood seriously hated history on this one, the 2006 spectacle, The Da Vinci Code. I actually had to defend
Title: History Hates Hollywood: Agora (2009)Description: For the next few weeks and months, I will have a series I did in collaboration with Scott Rank of the History Unplugged Podcast. We are calling this series History Hates Hollywood. In thi
Title: Agora and the History of the CoptsDescription: Today we are joined by Jonathan of the History of the Copts podcast to talk about the real story of the death of Hypatia and the story of Christianity in 4th and 5th century Egypt. We will a
Title: Glory with James Early            Description: Today we are joined yet again by Professor James Early. This time we are talking about the iconic 1989 movie Glory. This movie is about one of the first African American regiments formed dur
Title: Amistad with Jerry LandryDescription: Today we are joined by Jerry Landry of the Harrison and Presidencies of the United State Podcast to discuss the movie Amistad. This is a powerful movie, which really captures political and cultural s
Title: Jamestown with Sarah Tanksalvala  Description: Today we talk about the story of Jamestown through the 2005 Colin Farrell movie “A New World.” We look at how the Jamestown colony nearly failed and many challenges the colonists faced and t
Today we have a short preview episode from Wondery called American Scandal. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
Title: Kingdom of Heaven with Scott RankDescription: What were the Crusades? That is a very big question. The movie Kingdom of Heaven tackled many themes of the Crusades. I’m joined by Professor Scott Rank of the History Unplugged podcast. We w
Title: Beyond Orion with Bernie TaylorDescription: Today we talk with author Bernie Taylor about his book Before Orion and how the Hero’s Journey has been used in literature and film, especially in the Star Wars franchise. You can learn more ab
This is a short introduction to the new podcast American Innovations. I hope you enjoy! For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
Title: The Promise with Scott RankDescription: We have a special episode about the Armenian Genocide. We talk with Ottoman History scholar and podcaster, Scott Rank, about this monumental and not often discussed time in history. We will use the
Title: American Made with Prof CJDescription: American Made is a fictionalized account of the wild days of the drug trade in the 1980’s. Prof CJ and I talk about the politics, finance and current events this movie taps into. You can learn more
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