All in all, The Patriot deviates from history in several problematic ways. The film goes out of its way to make Mel Gibson’s Benjamin Martin a sympathetic character.
by Paige Lurie Troupes. We love them. We hate them. We love to hate them. And The Patriot is full of them. While, as Mark
by Mark Goldstein One of the major down-sides of major downsides of attempting to work our way through American history chronologically is that not every
by Paige Lurie When a film’s title is a lie, our expectation of historic accuracy is low. While seeing heroes be the last of their
by Paige Lurie Anyone who knew me between the ages of six and eighteen would have one phrase to describe me – theater nerd. I
by Mark Goldstein The term “witch hunt” is thrown around a lot in American discourse. In its modern usage, the term is often used to