Kait McNamee is a graduate student in the English Literature program at the University of Colorado Denver. She has a BA in English from Fordham University in New York. She is a staff writer for the UCD Advocate. She cries during documentaries or whenever dogs die in a movie.


Fiction Makes History in Apocalypse Now

All stories may be fiction, but all of history is open to interpretation. Francis Coppola's Apocalypse Now took fictional representation of a factual subject to a new level in the film's depiction of the Vietnam War. Coppola's blurred lines between narrative fiction and historical fact have caused debate over crediting the film as an historical film or as one of mere entertainment. Read on...