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The Power of Using Film to Tell Civil War Stories

Ever since I can remember, I have always had a love for movies and television. Nothing is better than sitting down in front of either the big or small screens, and seeing a well-crafted story come to life. And when … Continue reading

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What We Want To See, Volume V: Authentic Accents for Key Characters

One of the things that bugs me when watching historical films is when you go in to see a movie set in a particular part of the world, yet the accents are either laughably bad, or no attempt was made … Continue reading

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A President’s Day Look at Abraham Lincoln

The other day, my friend and colleague, Greg Caggiano, posted an article on a new colorized version of one of Abraham Lincoln’s last photos. Since then, a number of people have commented on the article, debating Lincoln’s presidency on several … Continue reading

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2012: A Look Ahead

A new year is upon us. For many, 2012 is seen as the final year of the Mayan Calendar, with some predicting the end of all things. But for those of us who are sane, and interested in things other … Continue reading

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“To Appomattox” Fan Casting, Part Two

Here is the second in our series of fan casting. It is interesting to think about possible choices for certain roles in the upcoming miniseries. Hope you find these as great as we do. General Joseph Hooker: Brent Spiner This … Continue reading

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