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Truth vs Hollywood

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13 Episodes • Released Weekly

13 Episodes • Released Weekly

A podcast from Audioboom

Truth vs Hollywood

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13 Episodes • Released Weekly

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Truth vs Hollywood is a critical look at the real story behind popular films that are Based on a True Story. From the tragedy of Munich to the fun of Goodfellas, our film-loving hosts David Chen and Joanna Robinson will explore the films as well as What Really Happened. Aided by interviews with writers, journalists, and the people who were really there. In exploring the true story and how it was portrayed in the film, Truth vs Hollywood examines the larger theme of film vs real life.

Latest Episode

21 Aug 2020 • 52 mins

American Gangster, Part 1

Dave and Joanna talk about this fast-paced but very long film with so many cameos but maybe too many characters. Denzel gives a stellar performance as real-life gangster Frank Louis, but how much is real is up for debate . . . after all, gangsters aren’t known for being entirely truthful. This episode is sponsored by:RayconTruth vs Hollywood’s theme is “Temples” by Six Umbrellas. Music in this episode is “Distilled” by Nctrnm; “Passages” by Kai Engel; and “I Bet You Wonder Why” by Lee Rosevere. Sound effects from freesound.org by qubodup. Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License