Historical movies

why a good story is more important than the facts

[ad_1] Ridley Scott’s 2005 epic film Kingdom of Heaven about the fall of Jerusalem to Saladin in 1187 has been widely criticized by historians for its lack of precision. Even when the film was still in production, Cambridge historian Jonathan Riley-Smith called it “nonsense” and “Osama bin Laden’s version of the story,” while Michael Haag […]