I think most people who like to nit-pick historical inaccuracy in films do it for a few reasons:
- it’s fun
- it’s silly to think that movies aren’t “important” because they’re entertainment, movies are the way most people come across with representations of histories they don’t know much about! So I can’t blame anyone for caring that they get the details right.
Kate Beaton sums up my opinion on nit-picking historical inaccuracy in films quite nicely thank you very much