The next dive into 1990s cinema features kissyface schmaltz on a ship, exploding convicts on a plane, and Will Shakespeare brandishing a 9mm.
Here are three films that together throw some light on the traumatic historical transition out of "the long 19th century."
We all know the story of the doomed ship, but what does it mean in the larger context of history?
Composer James Horner scored some of the biggest movies ever--and some emotional moments of my life.
Today is the 103rd anniversary of the sinking of the luxury liner Titanic, a disaster so famous in the Western world it scarcely needs introduction or [...]
This entry is unique in the "42 Historical Objects" series because it's the only item that you can't go see in a museum. It's the [...]
This post is about nothing substantive other than the fact that I hate the month of April and am very glad that today is the [...]
The Artlark blog has done it again. This fascinating article profiles Beatrice Wood, who I didn't realize was the inspiration for one of the main [...]
Everyone knows about the Titanic, one of the most famous shipwrecks in history. Fewer people know about her very unlucky sister ship, the Britannic, who also sank [...]