True Story

REVIEW: The Tale (2018)

Release Poster – HBO Films

The following is a review of The Tale — Directed by Jennifer Fox.

When Jennifer Fox was a thirteen year old girl, she had what she for the longest time would always refer to as her ‘first relationship.’ It was with an older man, she would explain. She had much love for him, she would claim. She had made use of that experience to get a good grade in English class, she would explain. She had fictionalized some of the story she had presented in class, she claimed. But none of those assertions or explanations told the whole story. (more…)

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REVIEW: The Siege of Jadotville (2016)

Poster - Netflix

Poster – Netflix

The following is a quick review of The Siege of Jadotville – a Netflix film.

The newest Netflix Original Film – The Siege of Jadotville – is dedicated to the veterans of ‘A Company’ – an Irish group of UN troops – and is based on the true story of how, in 1961, an outnumbered Irish company resisted an assault by Katanganese troops.  (more…)