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Based on a True Story is the award-winning podcast that compares what really happened with what we see on the silver screen. Grab your ticket each week as we'll travel through history to learn the true story behind your favorite movies.

Feb 27, 2017

Did you watch the Oscars last night? What a crazy turn of events with the whole Best Picture scandal. While most of the media will be covering Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway's goof at the end, we'll be covering one of the movies nominated for Best Picture that was based on the an amazing true story. Today, let's compare...


Feb 20, 2017

This Friday, Bitter Harvest hits the theaters and tells a story that most people haven't heard. Learn the true story before you go see the film.

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Feb 13, 2017

Florence Foster Jenkins is up for a couple Academy Awards. Let's find out how accurate the movie is by comparing Hollywood with history.

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Feb 6, 2017

Compare history with Hollywood's version of Black Mass.

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