I know, I know. I’ll show myself out after starting off a blog post with a title like that.
But #MakeAFilmMoreCanadian was trending not too long ago on Twitter. A lot of the tweets were along the lines of The Eh Team, The Great Gretzky, and Pacific Roll Up the Rim. My personal favorite came from the twitter for This Hour Has 22 Minutes. When they posted this tweet…
Argo: The Real Story #MakeAMovieMoreCanadian
— 22Minutes (@22_Minutes) September 9, 2016
…I remembered another Hollywood action film that cut out the significant role that Canadians played in the historical event.
I love this movie and won’t be bashing it in this post. However I will be separating fact from fiction and therefore there will be spoilers. If you haven’t seen The Great Escape, stop reading this article and go watch it right now. I will also be discussing the debate over whether historical accuracy in films is even that big of a deal. Continue reading