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Not about boats. Dissecting movies Based on a true story. If you're like me, every time you watch a movie that's Based On A True Story (B.O.A.T.S.) you forever wonder just how closely the adaptation followed the original story. Well, let's find out! I'll do the reading and have my smart and funny friends on to discuss these films and see how true to life the Hollywood versions are. Come on in!

How BOATS is it? Dissecting movies based on a true story. Rob Bergsma

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Not about boats. Dissecting movies Based on a true story. If you're like me, every time you watch a movie that's Based On A True Story (B.O.A.T.S.) you forever wonder just how closely the adaptation followed the original story. Well, let's find out! I'll do the reading and have my smart and funny friends on to discuss these films and see how true to life the Hollywood versions are. Come on in!

    07 - How BOATS is Fighting with My Family (2019)? With David Sokoll

    07 - How BOATS is Fighting with My Family (2019)? With David Sokoll

    How Based On A True Story is Fighting With My Family (2019)?Film buff and fun guy David Sokoll joins Rob to break down how well the movie lines up with the true story of WWE Superstar Paige. From the family run wrestling business in England to quality...

    • 41 min
    06 - How BOATS is HIDDEN FIGURES (2016)? With Alaina Karschnick Weddon

    06 - How BOATS is HIDDEN FIGURES (2016)? With Alaina Karschnick Weddon

    How Based On A True Story is Hidden Figures (2016)?Rob is joined by Alaina Karschnick Weddon to take a look at the story of the black women behind so much of the math that put Americans into space and on the moon. They launch into the facts of the true...

    • 46 min
    05 - How BOATS is BAD EDUCATION (2019)? With Randi Bergsma

    05 - How BOATS is BAD EDUCATION (2019)? With Randi Bergsma

    How Based On A True Story is Bad Education (2019)?Rob is joined by a very special guest, his wife Randi! They delve into the facts of the true story behind the movie starring Hugh Jackman and Allison Janney. Were Frank and Pam as bold as they seem with...

    • 57 min
    04 - How BOATS is TAG (2018)? With Mark Hampton

    04 - How BOATS is TAG (2018)? With Mark Hampton

    How Based On A True Story is Tag?Rob and Mark get into TAG (2018) to see how true to life the movie is. How many of the outrageous tags and chases in the movie actually happened? Are the characters based on specific people? Was someone REALLY (mild...

    • 48 min
    03 - How BOATS is THE SOCIAL NETWORK (2010)? With Ryan Lucchesi

    03 - How BOATS is THE SOCIAL NETWORK (2010)? With Ryan Lucchesi

    How Based On A True Story is The Social Network (2010)?Rob and Ryan click like or add friend or expand their network or something like that to take a look at the true story behind The Social Network starring Jesse Eisenberg, Andrew Garfield, Justin...

    • 1 hr 1 min
    02 - How BOATS is THE IMITATION GAME (2014)? With Tim Bergsma

    02 - How BOATS is THE IMITATION GAME (2014)? With Tim Bergsma

    How Based On A True Story is The Imitation Game?Rob and his little brother Tim break the code or some other such pun on The Imitation Game! How true to life is the story of Alan Turing and his time at Bletchley Park breaking the Nazi enigma code and...

    • 1 hr 14 min

Customer Reviews

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6 Ratings

6 Ratings

ThatGirlHasNoName ,

I didn’t even know some of these movies were BOATS!

I love listening Rob and Co talk about movies. They are so fun to listen to, AND, you get to learn random fun facts along the way!

UncleBradE ,

Funny and Conversational

Ron does a great job of presenting a lot of information from his research while keeping a light-hearted and funny conversation going with his guest. My favorite bit is when he plays clips for his audio-only podcast that you really need to see to understand. Nice touch.

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