Questions about the precise conformity of events or characters portrayed in films or TV shows to real figures/events.

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Was the superstition in Vikings historically accurate?

In season 1 of Vikings, most of the content was filled with superstitions and prayers. It seemed as if everything was linked with gods and omens, which seemed unusual to me. I am trying to ask, were ...
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Are those historical portrayal 100% or mostly real?

Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey Tv SHOW A great deep view with simple way into our discoveries & inventions so far. In this series Neil deGrasse Tyson explained many things about time and space. And ...
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How accurate is the depiction of the KGB?

The movie Commander Hamilton (orig.: Hamilton) seems to be set roughly at the time it was produced (1998), due to its use of cell phones and Russia instead of the Soviet Union, as well as the ...
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Was the absence of black people in Jacques Tati's Play Time normal at that time and just a reflection on social norms of Paris?

The movie Play Time by director Jacques Tati is generally regarded to be his masterpiece. However one thing that a kind of puzzled me is that there were absolutely no black people in the movie besides ...
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Why do post-war Hollywood WWII-themed movies ignore Japan?

According to Wikipedia, of 13 new US-made WW2-themed war movies for 2014, only one is about fighting Japan. In fact, Wikipedia tallies 41 of these US-made or co-produced WW2-themed productions since ...