There’s something a little more unsettling when a horror film is inspired by real events. Whether it starts out by spouting its based on a true story or recounts the lives of those caught in the cross-fire of crime or terror, we’ve collected a series of films that draw ever so slightly from the real world.
Japanese production/distribution company Toho, the original home of Godzilla, is planning its own cinematic universe. The House of Godzilla struck a deal with Warner Bros. and Legendary that stunted them from making Godzilla films until 2021.
Based on Dan Simmons novel, AMC’s The Terror follows a fictionalized account of Captain Sir John Franklin’s lost expedition to the Arctic in 1845–1848. The group attempt to discover the Northwest Passage but are faced with treacherous conditions, disease, impending starvation, dwindling hope and fear of the unknown, and quite possibly something beyond our comprehension lurking in the ice and snow.
With comparisons to Richard Nixon swirling, and investigations ramping up, I thought it might be helpful for everyone – liberal or conservative – to have a breakdown of what’s going on. There’s a lot to digest, and there are accusations flying every which way, so let’s just get some the facts out there and the order in which things have transpired.