Hollywood “educates” America; offers affront to the rest

Hollywood “educates” us again. And manages to “diss” the rest of the world, yet again. How about we educate them for a change? Quote of the day: “Perhaps the real concern is that too many people are getting their only history lessons from Hollywood.”

>>”Hollywood is a lousy history teacher, and Tinsel Town would have it no other way. That’s why “based on a true story” actually translates to “scripted vaguely from a complex historical event that has been shamelessly oversimplified to give a dashing American hero full credit for saving the day, while ensuring the director can film a gratuitous car chase on an airport tarmac.”

Read the rest of the article from Canada’s Globe and Mail here.