All2Reel

All2Reel

A podcast that looks at the reel story of biopics and the real story behind the films. Hosted by Michael E. Cullen II and Matthew Haase of Cullen Park Productions. They talk about the films with facts, fun and humor. Want to help support the show? Check us out at https://www.patreon.com/CullenPark... Show More

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September 20, 2019 43 min
Almost Famous is loosely based on the real life of writer/director Cameron Crowe and his time as a teenager working for Rolling Stone Magazine. Set in 1973, it chronicles the funny and often poignant coming of age of 15-year-old William, an unabashed music fan who is inspired by the seminal bands of the time. When his love of music lands him an assignment from Rolling Stone magazine to interview the up-and-coming band Stillwater --...
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August 29, 2019 62 min
Come Sunday is a film based on an episode of the public radio series This American Life, which centers on Bishop Carlton Pearson, a rising star among evangelicals until he was ostracized by his own church and declared a heretic after he started preaching that there is no Hell. Join Matt and Mike and find out how much of the film is based in truth and how much was Hollywood fabrication. Listen, rate and share. Want to help support t...
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August 8, 2019 49 min
The Founder is the story of Ray Kroc, a salesman who turned two brothers' innovative fast food eatery, McDonald's, into the biggest restaurant business in the world, with a combination of ambition, persistence, and ruthlessness. Join Matt and Mike and find out how much of the film is based in truth and how much was Hollywood fabrication. Listen, rate and share. Want to help support the show? Check us out at https://www.patr...
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July 18, 2019 54 min
A seasoned FBI agent ( Tom Hanks ) pursues Frank Abagnale Jr.( Leonardo DiCaprio )who, before his 19th birthday, successfully forged millions of dollars' worth of checks while posing as a Pan Am pilot, a doctor, and a legal prosecutor and more .Join Matt and Mike and find out how much of the film is based in truth and how much was Hollywood fabrication. Listen, rate and share. Want to help support the show? Check us out at http...
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June 13, 2019 46 min
The End of the Tour is the story of the five-day interview between Rolling Stone reporter David Lipsky and acclaimed novelist David Foster Wallace, which took place right after the 1996 publication of Wallace's groundbreaking epic novel, 'Infinite Jest.' Join Matt and Mike and find out how much of the film is based in truth and how much was Hollywood fabrication. Listen, rate and share. Want to help support the show? ...
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May 23, 2019 40 min
In this episode we take a look at the life of the band Queen and in particular their late lead singer, Farrokh Bulsara, better known as Freddie Mercury. He lived fast and died young and created some great music along the way. The story chronicles Freddie's tempestuous journey from an outcast immigrant struggling to find his place in a rejecting society to his becoming a beloved and world-famous artist. Find out how much of the ...
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May 2, 2019 45 min
In this episode we take a look at Harvard student Mark Zuckerberg, as he creates the social networking site that would become known as Facebook but is later sued by two brothers who claimed he stole their idea, and the co-founder who was later squeezed out of the business. Find out how much of the film is based in truth and how much was Hollywood fabrication. Listen, rate and share. Want to help support the show? Check us out at ht...
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April 18, 2019 66 min
In this episode we look at A Futile and Stupid Gesture (2018), The true story of writer Doug Kenney, who co-founded National Lampoon magazine and the ups and downs of his life and the comedic geniuses who surrounded him. Join Matt and Mike and special guest Herschel Powers to find out the real story behind this reel story. Listen, rate and share. Want to help support the show? Check us out at https://www.patreon.com/CullenPark Chec...
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March 29, 2019 53 min
In this episode we look at the 2003 film Shattered Glass. The true story of how writer, Stephen Glass, duped his publishers and the country with outrageous stories he made up for The New Republic. He was eventually found to be a fraud and in this episode we look at how accurate the intense film version is to the real story. Listen, rate and share. Want to help support the show? Check us out at https://www.patreon.com/CullenPark Che...
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March 29, 2019 8 min
This episode tells you a bit about what All2Reel is all about. Listen, rate and share. Want to help support the show? Check us out at https://www.patreon.com/CullenPark Check out cool merchandise related to our show at http://tee.pub/lic/CullenPark --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app
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