Historical Drama Movies

The Help


Released in 2011 and written and directed by Tate Taylor The Help is based on a book that was released a couple of years earlier. I will admit, this one completely passed me by and I had never heard ...



I feel like I am the only person in my family who never watched the original Shogun series! My son saw the trailer of this and he thought that it looked fantastic, and so did I! It was great having a ...

The Zone of Interest


The Zone of Interest is one of the most uncomfortable movies I have seen in quite some time. I have seen many movies about the Holocaust, but this takes a very different approach to things, an ...

The Color Purple


My wife had a really hard time getting me to go and see this in the theatre. I am so glad that I did go though as The Color Purple is fantastic and one of the best musicals I have seen in the last ...



I was really in two minds if I wanted to make the effort to see Napoleon in the theatre. Directed by Ridley Scott and starring Joaquin Phoenix (Joker, Beau is Afraid), those are two people that I ...

Bridge of Spies


Bridge of Spies is one of those movies that I liked much better the second time around. On paper, this has everything that I should love in a movie. It is a movie directed by Steven Spielberg, based ...

The Imitation Game


The Imitation Game is one of the best World War II movies I have ever seen. This had a really weird release here in the UK, so much so that when it was released I was not able to catch it in ...

The Butler


Let me start by saying I am from the UK and pretty much all I know about the American Civil Rights Movement is from movies. However, when I saw The Butler while I was flicking through Amazon Prime a ...



What drew me to the show Vikings was that WWE Superstar Edge had a role in it! It ended up being a show that I really enjoyed for the first four seasons and kind of tolerated for the final two. ...