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Lincoln (2012)

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If you admire Abraham Lincoln, if you rate Daniel Day-Lewis as a great actor, and if Steven Spielberg movies are major events in your moviegoing life, then you, like me, have found it difficult to wait for Spielberg's new film, Lincoln. Who wouldn't want to see the actor who starred in My Left Foot and The Last of the Mohicans, who inspired us as Gerry Conlon (In the Name of the Father) and disturbed us as Daniel Plainview (There Will Be Blood) work with the director of Schindler's List to bring … [Read more...]

Abraham Lincoln: A Trailer, A Speech, and “Divine Providence”

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Yes, the trailer is here. And it looks... well... huh. To me, this preview makes it look like a big sappy Spielberg movie that is reverent to a fault. It looks like it takes place in the same world as Amistad, where the themes are louder than the details, and everything is filmed so that characters look more like noble wax museum representations than living, breathing human beings.Of course, this is just a trailer. Perhaps the film will be better than this trailer makes it look.Since … [Read more...]

Look! Spielberg Teases Lincoln; Clint Eastwood: Conservative?; Joss Whedon’s Shakespeare; Steven Greydanus Sings to Babies!

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