More “Gods and Generals” Footage You’ve Never Seen

It’s been nearly three years since my last post about Gods and Generals. If you go way back, you may remember my 2011 series when I blogged about the release of the highly anticipated extended director’s cut. This past July was the fifth anniversary of when I was invited to Manassas, Virginia by Warner Brothers…

The Most Comprehensive Look at “Gods and Generals” Ever

Hello Gods and Generals fans, it’s been a while since I wrote anything on one of our favorite films, so I just wanted to share this resource with you. How many times have I watched this movie, maybe 30 or 40 all together, including full viewings and clips from when I teach? I’ve also written…

Follow-Up From Donald Eaton After our Interview

Just a few moments ago, I heard back from Donald Eaton, who served as First Assistant Director for Gods and Generals, and whom I interviewed the other day. He sent me a rather large follow-up response to our interview, throwing some more information our way about what went on behind the scenes, as well as…

“Gods and Generals” Trivia Contest Questions

General Information First off, I would like to welcome all of you to the Gods and Generals Trivia Contest, here on FNYTSF, the first of its kind to ever take place on this blog, as today, we celebrate our two-year anniversary. These questions may seem pretty tough, especially if you have not read through all…

Reminder: “Gods and Generals” Trivia Contest Coming This Week!

As announced previously, we will be having our first ever history-related trivia contest on this blog as we celebrate our two-year anniversary this week, on Tuesday, March 13. The subject of the contest will be the film Gods and Generals (as well as Gettysburg), as that is what has been blogged about most often here….

Interview with Film and Television Actor Fred Griffith

There are some interviews which just find a way to you and work themselves out on their own. Case in point, this one with film and television actor Fred Griffith (Brig. Gen. Robert Rodes, CSA), who upon reading my announcement regarding the Gods and Generals themed trivia contest we will be having here in March,…

FNYTSF News: “Gods and Generals” Trivia Contest Coming in March

On March 13, this blog will be celebrating it’s two year anniversary, and so I thought that would be the perfect occasion for us to have our very first trivia contest! Being that the Gods and Generals Extended Director’s Cut has been such a prominent topic here, the trivia questions will be related to the…