April 15: An Important Date for History…and Tragedy

Though never forgotten, year after year, the anniversary of the RMS Titanic sinking passes without much more than an article buried in the back of your local newspaper, or maybe an internet posting from someone with a video clip of one of the myriad of films made about the worst maritime disaster in history. This…

Two Civil War Movies You Need to Add to Your Collection

Just like I waited many years for a Gods and Generals Director’s Cut, I have waited just as long for two other Civil War movies to be released to DVD. Though I would check online every once in a while, they were never available. The two films I am talking about were made-for-television in the…

Spielberg to Cast Daniel Day-Lewis as Abraham Lincoln in Upcoming Film

I had been keeping tabs on this film project for the past few years, a project that has since disappeared from the “announced” and “in pre-production” stages on IMDB, even with director Steven Spielberg’s recent announcement that Daniel Day-Lewis would portray Abraham Lincoln in a biopic about our sixteenth president, based on Doris Kearns Goodwin’s…