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Cannes Film Review: 'Based on a True Story'

Variety - ‎May 27, 2017‎

There are hints that Delphine has abandoned her two children, whose rooms are empty in her apartment (if they ever existed to begin with), and late in the film, she decides to plunder Her's life for material, uncovering the wispiest fragments of ...

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Three Girls was the story of my life - what happened in Rochdale happened to me in Rotherham too - ‎May 18, 2017‎

At the heart of the Three Girls story lies the horrifying fact that child rapists deliberately targeted poor, white girls from troubled backgrounds, making the correct assumption they wouldn't be believed.


Who killed Sister Cathy? That is — and isn't — the story of Netflix's latest true crime show

Salon - ‎May 27, 2017‎

Crime podcasts now abound, but the popularity of “Serial,” begat from the highbrow DNA of public radio's “This American Life,” made the act of devouring and recapping the story of a real-life murder no longer solely the domain of the Casey Anthony ...


Is 'Sinister Minister' Based On A True Story? Lifetime's New Movie Is A Family's Worst Nightmare

Bustle - ‎May 28, 2017‎

TV thriller films are known for trading in on the "based on a true story" label whenever possible. After all, the idea that a nightmarish ... of that crime as well. Schirmer was already serving life without parole for the first conviction; the second ...

Now taking centre stage: Your life story - ‎May 29, 2017‎

'Be true to their stories'. Lavand has performed for an audience of homeless people and said she felt a strong bond.

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Norwich Radical (blog) - ‎May 27, 2017‎

Think of your best friend, I bet they spin a good yarn. No doubt they think the same about you. The exchange of life stories is how the finest, most novel human bonds are made. It's within these intimate, warm spaces where the stories of our lives ...

Rebecca Judd reveals the moment fans swarmed her in a bathroom - ‎12 hours ago‎

And while the lives of Channel 9 television presenter Rebecca Judd and Corby couldn't be further apart - Mrs Judd believes she has had a similar experience.

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Cindy Lange-Kubick: Veterans telling True Stories -- Live! You and me listening

Lincoln Journal Star - ‎May 20, 2017‎

David Martin (left) and Chris Maly produce a twice-yearly storytelling program called True Stories - Live! But this year, they've added an additional show.

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Review: True Stories Live at Norwich Arts Centre

Norfolk Eastern Daily Press - ‎May 22, 2017‎

It's a supportive atmosphere to unlock life's truths, and an affirmation of identity; we are what we tell. Local writer and performer Molly Naylor fronts up the night (you may know Naylor from Sit Com After Hours on Sky 1).


How much of 'Fargo' is actually based on a true story?

SBS - ‎May 23, 2017‎

Just last year, he commented, "We wanted to make a movie just in the genre of a true story movie. You don't have to have a true story to make a true story movie." Even so, Fargo did take inspiration from two real-life events. One, a General Motors ...

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True Stories and Fascinating Asides

Washington Free Beacon - ‎May 28, 2017‎

He instead presents true stories of archaeological digs and fascinating asides about the lives of a few famous archaeologists, the histories of the regions in which the digs took place, and the technical side of archaeology.

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Reader's Digest - ‎12 hours ago‎

Courtesy, Mary DillhoffMary Dillhoff is used to long hours in the operating room as a surgical oncologist, but she never imagined she would miss a potentially life-threatening condition herself during her second pregnancy. The active surgeon regularly ...


'I Believe In A Thing Called Love' Is The K-Drama Inspired Rom-Com Everyone Will Be Reading This Summer

Bustle - ‎1 hour ago‎

... and in fact, she calls into question the very idea that every teen needs to experience a romantic relationship in the first place—something that most YA seems to ignore in favor of grandiose love stories that are fun to read, but not always true ...

Lecturer tells stories of Sir Walter Raleigh - ‎13 hours ago‎

"For many years it was regarded as true, and then for many more years it was regarded as fiction," says Elliott Engel, a renowned educator, scholar and storyteller whose many biographical lectures include one on Sir Walter Raleigh.

What did Sister Cathy know? The sinister true-crime story behind Netflix's The Keepers - ‎May 18, 2017‎

Like all the best murder mysteries, Netflix's The Keepers - the latest slow-burning, uber-slick series reopening a true-life criminal case - begins with a simple whodunit. Specifically, who killed Sister Cathy Cesnik? And like the very best in the ...

This is Life, Based on a True Story - ‎May 24, 2017‎

I'm talking about the Facebook/Instagram/Twitter/Snapchat likes-and-views counter. These seemingly harmless numbers have become new measures by which kids - and adults - measure their popularity and in some cases, their worth.

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The True Story of “The Marine on the Tank” and One of the Most Emblematic Images of Vietnam

Vanity Fair - ‎May 20, 2017‎

The photograph would appear on March 8 in Life magazine, part of a six-page color portfolio of powerful images from Huế. Olson would go on to win the Robert Capa Award for these photographs.

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Canada Today: End-of-Life Stories

New York Times - ‎May 26, 2017‎

My article about John Shields's decision to end his life was particularly heartbreaking on this account because he wasn't the only person who opened up his life and pending death to me. Two women also did. .... This to me is the true sign of a ...


Netflix's new true crime doc, The Keepers, isn't Making a Murderer. It's far more haunting.

Vox - ‎May 20, 2017‎

He traces a web of relationships and a system of abuse that Cesnik was tethered to at Archbishop Keough by interviewing her former students, the people who were part of her life, and the authorities who seem to have dropped the ball in investigating ...


How the 'Hamilton Effect' Distorts the Founders

POLITICO Magazine - ‎7 hours ago‎

Creative storytellers like David McCullough and Lin-Manuel Miranda breathed life into stories we thought we knew. The Obama years birthed a tea .... This is true even of the most vocal advocates for a strong central state, like Hamilton. It is true ...