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“Based Upon A True Story”: Leopold & Loeb & Hitchcock’s ROPE (‘48)

“Based upon a true story”, “inspired by actual events”, those phrases are often used in Hollywood films that only bear a basic, crude resemblance to the real stories they are based upon. This phenomenon has really ramped up in recent years with “found footage” films like The Blair

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Wess Haubrich

Wess Haubrich

Horror, crime, noir with a distinctly southwestern tinge. I am a former contributor editor of an award-winning film site and other projects too.