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Vikings II | A Timeline of the Viking Age (794 – 1065)

We’re halfway through season 3 of Reel History! This week we’re taking a deeper look at Vikings, using the TV show as a basis to explore the real history...

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“The Next Karate Kid” – No Mercy

We are so close to season 5 of Cobra Kai, but before we look to the future we must turn to the past! Join Jim and Jakob as we...

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Vikings I | Life During the Viking Age (793)

Today we start a trilogy; three episodes tackling the smash-hit historical drama Vikings! The show features historical (?) characters such as Ragnar Lothbrok, Rollo, the first ruler of Normandy,...

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Alexander (2004) | The Great (323 BC)

It seemed so perfect. We had Oliver Stone, the filmmaker behind JFK & Nixon; the auteur director of Wall Street, Platoon and the Doors. We had a monstrous budget,...

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The Last Duel (2021) | The Death of Trial by Combat (1386)

Lances at the ready for episode 2 of season 3 of Reel History! In this week’s journey into the mists of time, Michael struggles with his French pronunciation and...

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Spellbound – “Lord of the Rings” Meets “Red Pill”

Welcome to Makladun, where a war betwixt warlocks and the peace-loving elves has raged on for centuries. Humans live under the protection of the One True King, he who...

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