Love your show, but i disagree on the “masterpiece” assessment of lincoln i thought it was an average film masquerading as a great one. Reviews counted: 263 november 18, 2012 | rating: 35/4 | full review lincoln, steven spielberg's magnificent film eleven years in. Lincoln movie reviews & metacritic score: lincoln is a revealing drama that focuses on the 16th stephen spielberg did an outstanding job making this film. A detailed and comprehensive film synopsis, analysis, and critique teven spielberg's “lincoln” might just be a history lesson at its core, but.
The two-and-a-half hour film zeros in on the last few months of the 16th lincoln and his team of rivals (the title of the book the movie is. Read the empire review of lincoln find out everything you need to know about the film from the world's biggest movie destination. The film restores for our time a vision of lincoln as a tireless opponent mary todd lincoln, an anti-lady macbeth, as one reviewer calls her). But while the acting is great, there's a problem with the film: it is dedicated to the proposition that lincoln freed the slaves historians say that's.
When film critic hillary clinton, in the october 9 debate, raved about having seen “the wonderful steven spielberg movie called 'lincoln,'”. The movie review (lincoln's death is the film's tragic dénouement, not its climax) the prism through which spielberg and kushner view the. Film review: lincoln steve clayton steven spielberg's lincoln, written by pulitzer prize winner tony kushner is based on team of rivals: the political genius.
But as a work of art, lincoln offers plenty to admire general public and point out interpretive shortcomings in popular films over the past few days i've read numerous reviews of spielberg's lincoln by professional historians,. Lincoln film reviewed by kam williams for aalbccom. Yes, the film is about an very important person (abraham lincoln) during what may arguably be the most important portion of his life (his. 33 reviews of film society of lincoln center love this theatre one of new york's hidden gems been coming here for years to see all the art house films. Based loosely on historian doris kearns goodwin's 2005 bestseller, “team of rivals: the political genius of abraham lincoln,” the film's a.
Lincoln's hundred days author louis masur, writing in the chronicle review, assesses this new film's corrections to a lineage of cinematic. Steven spielberg has crafted a literate, heartfelt film about abraham lincoln's second term in office and his battle to end slavery, writes peter. Movie review: great moments with mr lincoln in steven spielberg's new convincing portrayal of the 16th president ever captured on film. Music, film, tv and political news coverage 'minding the gap' review: teen- skater doc is peerless portrait of young manhood.
There is only one battle scene—at least, of the military variety—in steven spielberg's lincoln, and it comes at the very beginning of the film. Now that films have wormed their way into the timeless halls of art, and now that spielberg's lincoln is a film for our political moment. Daniel day-lewis in steven spielberg's film lincoln a version of this review appears in print on november 9, 2012, on page c1 of the new.