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Rappler Talk Entertainment: History and the big screen

Jun 11, 2018 - 9:21 PM

Rappler talks to director Jerrold Tarog and actors Art Acuña and Ronnie Lazaro about bringing historical figures to life through the big screen

Is fact worth more than fiction in Oscars race?

Jan 19, 2014 - 12:33 PM

Six of the 9 films nominated for the best picture Academy Award are based on true events

BASED ON TRUE EVENTS. Is telling a story is easier if you know what happened? Screen grab from the Oscars 2014 Facebook page

Mark Wahlberg stars in Afghan war film

Dec 09, 2013 - 5:12 PM

Lone Survivor focuses on the heroism comradeship and sense of duty that binds SEALs together on the battlefield

LONE SOLDIER. Marcus Luttrell is the only Navy SEAL commando to survive the raid. Screen grab from the trailer