April 7th, 1964

And a Happy Birthday to a man of many faces…

This is not a true story. This is true love.

Our subject line is taken from one of the many taglines from the movie we are looking at today. As you can see from the poster below, another is This Is Not A True Story. It’s a Love Story.

Oops…Apologies. It was a busy day. Let’s Take a Look at January 4, 2002…

On this date, the Academy Award winning movie A Beautiful Mind, based on Sylvia Nasar’s biography of John Nash, was officially released in the United States. (On December 21st, 2001 there was a limited release in order to qualify for the Oscar nominations). Directed by Ron Howard with an adapted screenplay by Akiva Goldsman, the film Read More …

On This Date…

On New Year’s Day 1933, Alicia Lardé was born in San Salvador, El Salvador to a prominent upper-class family. The daughter of physician Carlos Lardé, she was named for her mother, Alicia née Lopez-Harrison, and had two brothers. Her father had been familiar with the United States as the family travelled a great deal, and Read More …

REAL LIFE MOMENT: A Beautiful Mind (May 23rd 2015)

While riding in a taxicab on the New Jersey Turnpike, Nobel Prize winner John Forbes Nash and his wife Alicia are killed in a car crash. Nash was portrayed in an Oscar-nominated performance by Russell Crowe, while Alicia Nash was played by Jennifer Connelly, who won the Oscar for best supporting actress.