Category Archives: History

Gangs of New York (2002)

The streets of 1840s New York are a violent and unforgiving place. At Paradise Square in Lower Manhattan, a battle for a territory known as the Five Points, the conjunction of five roads, is... Read synopsis

Robin Hood (2010)

During the invasion of France by England in the latter years of the 1100s, King Richard the Lionheart has laid siege to Chalus castle. Of his many soldiers, Robin Longstride (Russell Crowe)... Read synopsis

Saving Mr. Banks (2013)

The upbringing of Helen Goff in Allora, Queensland would not be an easy one. What would ultimately serve as inspiration for her stories would also be a bitter postscript of her adult existence.... Read synopsis

Tombstone (1993)

Wyatt Earp (Kurt Russell) has retired from being a peace officer and is now out to make his financial mark. Along with his brothers, Virgil (Sam Elliott) and Morgan (Bill Paxton), the trio was... Read synopsis

Enemy at the Gates (2001)

Vassili Zaitsev (Jude Law) is a Red Army soldier in the Battle of Stalingrad. The Russian battle plan, thus far, is to send waves and waves of men to slaughter, with little or no weaponry. Cut... Read synopsis

12 Years a Slave (2013)

Solomon Northrop is a free man with a wife and family. He has a career as a gifted violinist in Saratoga, and has just been offered a lucrative short tour with a circus to showcase his... Read synopsis

Braveheart (1995)

Based on real events, Braveheart tells the story of William Wallace, celebrated Scottish nationalist, as he defeats the English army but is eventually betrayed. Overzealous lords and soldiers... Read synopsis