David Toplin's Nine Rules Of Cinematic History Film

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Hollywood is famous for its ability to make money. Simply recalling the history cannot help Hollywood to gain that amount of money because of audiences’ taste. Therefore, Hollywood frequently misguides the history event, and even creates history. Numbers of movie reviewers and historians are disappointed about Hollywood historical movies. Toplin cited David Armstrong’s comment towards the movie JFK (1991) that JFK misleads the young film watcher by its mixture of real history and dramatic creation. Toplin defines cinematic history movie as an independent genre. This independent genre needs its own rules to make film, just like horror, western and gangster all has different rules. Toplin states nine rules which apply to cinematic history movie.
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