Episode 3: Fourth Estate Under Siege

Welcome to Lies Agreed Upon, the podcast that looks at how film and television use history to talk about today.  My name is Lia Paradis And my name is Brian Crim.  We’re historians who watch way too much film and television. And whenever stuff is set in the past we can’t help but notice thatContinue reading “Episode 3: Fourth Estate Under Siege”

Episode 2: How did we get here?

Episode Two Podcast Welcome to Lies Agreed Upon, the podcast that looks at how film and television use history to talk about today.  My name is Lia Paradis And my name is Brian Crim.  We’re historians who watch a lot of movies and TV.  And whenever stuff is set in the past, we can’t helpContinue reading “Episode 2: How did we get here?”

Episode 1: Go East Young Men

Episode One Podcast The three movies we cover in this episode are: Ridley Scott’s 2005 Crusade saga  – Kingdom of Heaven; Oliver Stone’s 2004 bio-pic – Alexander; and Zach Snyder’s 2006 extravaganza – 300. We decided to start with these because they all fall into a classic Hollywood genre: the sword and sandals epics. WhatContinue reading “Episode 1: Go East Young Men”