Tag Archives: Cultural depictions of Abraham Lincoln

Full Lincoln Review from NYFF! Near masterpiece!

HollywoodNews.com: Steven Spielberg delivers his finest work sinceMinority Report (2002) with his politically charged and emotionally timely film, Lincoln.  Starring Daniel Day-Lewis in the pivotal role of Abraham Lincoln, the film tells the story of the last months of Lincoln’s presidency and his mission to abolish slavery during the time of the[...]

“Lincoln” wows the crowds at New York Film Festival “Secret Screening” – OSCARS

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: The not-so-secret screening at the New York Film Festival Monday evening turned out to be the world premiere of Steven Spielberg’s “Lincoln,” a film that is expected to play AFI Fest in Los Angeles before it opens on Nov. 9 (in limited release) and expands on Nov.[...]

Steven Spielberg’s “Lincoln” unveils an official poster – OSCARS

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Oscar prognosticators penciled Daniel Day-Lewis into a Best Actor slot ever since it was first revealed that the incredible actor would portray Abraham Lincoln in a biography directed by Steven Spielberg. The convergence of talents all but guarantees multiple Oscar slots for the film, “Lincoln,” which reaches[...]

Hollywood 2012 Best New Movie Trailers

HollywoodNews.com:Check out this year’s best movie trailers. Featuring all of the new and amazing trailers from this past month, from the adorable and viral “Despicable Me 2” trailer to action films like “Battleship” and “Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter.” We hope you enjoy it. Follow Hollywood News on Twitter for up-to-date news[...]

Daniel Day-Lewis meets with Lincoln biographer for Spielberg’s drama

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: It sounds like Daniel Day-Lewis actually may be playing Abraham Lincoln in Steven Spielberg’s planned biopic. Oh, I know that deal was reported days ago on this site. But we have run so many Spielberg-Lincoln stories over the years that I take each one of them with a[...]

Liam leaves Spielberg’s “Lincoln” in the lurch

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: This is kind of depressing. Apparently Liam Neeson no longer is attached to Steven Spielberg’s long-gestating Abraham Lincoln biopic. “I’m not actually playing Lincoln now. I was attached to it for a while, but it’s now … I’m past my sell-by date,” Neeson told GMTV. That doesn’t make that[...]