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How Historical Film Creates Ideas about People and the Time Period

In this post, I’ll be exploring ideas for an analysis of a particular aspect of media: popular film. Herein are my ideas and the beginnings of my research and analysis of how historically based film can have a major impact on how audiences view and think about the people and the time period the film reflects. 1,202 more words

October Sky (1999) : Fall

October Sky follows the true story of Homer Hickman Jr (played by Jake Gyllenhall), a coal miner’s son from West Virginia who dreams of building rockets and eventually goes on to work for NASA. 63 more words


The Fact about Fiction

Everything in this story is true. Except those parts that aren’t, and even they are true.

Homer Hickam – On Between the Lines, talking about… 312 more words