a night to remember
“I saw an opportunity to create a memorable evening to celebrate their hard work and accomplishments.”
The vessel was advertised as being "unsinkable." Yet, it sank, after colliding with an iceberg, killing 1,503 passengers. It's an amazing story, almost too preposterous to be true. Given all these built-in (and absolutely factual) dramatic elements, why on earth would anyone think they needed to jazz it up?
If history itself is comprised of human stories, great movies can make those stories feel even more immediate, more human. With that in mind, here are twenty-five of my favorite historical films, and the subjects they cover.
Not unlike the gay marriage red-state panic of 2004, 2008 is full of icebergs that can drown the most unsinkable candidate.