A Fiery GospelHow the “Battle Hymn of the Republic” changed America—and the life of the woman who wrote it 150 years ago.
Why We Love SecretariatIt's more than his speed.
Facebook FakeryThe alternate reality of Aaron Sorkin's The Social Network.
The Real John DillingerIs Public Enemies historically accurate?
My Great-Uncles Tried To Kill HitlerOne family's story of the Valkyrie plot.
Piracy on the High C'sA new Broadway musical sexes up the life of Grace O'Malley.
The Real KazakhstanWhat does Borat get right and wrong about his native land?
Oliver Stone's World Trade Center FictionHow the rescue really happened.
The History Behind MunichSeparating truth from fiction in Spielberg's movie.
Slim PickingsThe real story behind the sports tout in Two for the Money.
It's a Shame About RayWhy must biopics sentimentalize their subjects?
Cops & RobbersHow realistic is The Shield's portrayal of life on the force?
Steve and MeHow accurate a portrayal of journalism is Shattered Glass?
October SkyHow close does Thirteen Days come to telling the true story of the 1962 Cuban Missile Crisis?
Hot, Dada, and Still DeadMan on the Moon puts a happy face on the life and times of Andy Kaufman.
Internal AffairsWere J. Edgar Hoover and Clyde Tolson lovers?
You Can't Handle the VeritasWhat Aaron Sorkin and David Fincher get wrong about Harvard—and Facebook.
How "Howl" Changed the WorldAllen Ginsberg's anguished protest broke all the rules—and encouraged a generation of artists to do the same.
Gaming the Robot RevolutionA military technology expert weighs in on Terminator: Salvation.
The Wrestler Is GoodA three-time WWE champion explains what Darren Aronofksy's pro-wrestling movie gets right.
The Lost Baggage of Unaccompanied MinorsCan you mention divorce in a kids' movie?
Death Becomes HerExamining the morbid fascination with the Black Dahlia.
The Knights TemplarWho were they? And why do we care?
How Accurate Is Jarhead?What one Marine makes of the Gulf War movie.
Chocolate WarsThe inspiration for Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.
It's Delightful, It's Delicious—It's WrongDe-Lovely allows that Cole Porter was gay, but doesn't tell the whole story.
A Mirage in the DesertViggo Mortensen's Hidalgo is based on a not-so-true story.
Love Me Two-TimerWas Benedict Arnold's wife the real traitor?
Tales of Hoffman Steal This Movie! turns Abbie Hoffman into the civil liberties hero he never was.
Double TroubleThe two lives and one murder of Teena Brandon.