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'Lincoln' Scribe Tony Kushner Writing Something New For Steven Spielberg – With “Lincoln” finally hitting theaters today in select theaters -- it opens wide next week -- and pundits predicting multiple nominations for the long-delayed project, Steven Spielberg has decided he wants to stay in the Tony Kushner business and is already working with the “Lincoln” writer again. 7 years 34 weeks ago via theothersenhman

Spielberg Chased Daniel Day-Lewis For 9 Years, Wanted Him Before Liam Neeson To Play ‘Lincoln' & More About The Film – Now that President Obama is back for a second term, some Oscar pundits are claiming Steven Spielberg’s “Lincoln,” starring Daniel Day-Lewis as the titular leader is a shoo-in lock for a Best Picture win at the Oscars. We wouldn’t go that far, but the political drama which hit theaters this weekend, is certainly going to be up for handful of Oscar nomination at the very least. 7 years 34 weeks ago via jetli

International Trailer for LINCOLN Is the Best One Yet – Just in time for Election Day, a new international trailer for director Steven Spielberg’s Lincoln has been released, and it’s by far the best one yet. This trailer actually delves into the central focus of the long-in-the-works drama—the passing of the 13th Amendment—and gives us a much better idea of what kind of biopic Spielberg and screenwriter Tony Kushner have crafted.

7 years 34 weeks ago via brucelee

Lincoln: A Movie As Well-regarded As the President Himself

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Posted October 27th, 2012 by popcorn
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The Lincoln trailer is a melodramatic epic masterpiece lacking in visual appeal. If anyone could do an impressive job commemorating one of the most respected and well-known presidents, it would be Steven Spielberg. Yet, the fast flashing trailer scenes are annoying and do not sync up with the continuous dialogue summarizing the storyline, making it difficult to follow the scene and the conversations simultaneously.   More »


Daniel Day-Lewis Explains Lincoln's Surprising Voice

Lincoln – A bit high-pitched and shrill, the few audiences that have seen Lincoln ahead of its World Premiere next month at AFI Fest may have been surprised by the voice of America's 16th President as played by Daniel Day-Lewis. The two-time Oscar-winner made a rare public appearance speaking before a small audience presented by Time Magazine in New York Thursday. 7 years 36 weeks ago via jackiechan

Spielberg 'no longer attracted' to action films

Steven Spielberg – 'I could do the action in my sleep at this point in my career,' says director, explaining that Lincoln was partly inspired by a reconciliation with his fatherHe is the director who arguably invented the modern-day blockbuster in 1975 with Jaws, then developed the template with the high-octane Indiana Jones films and Jurassic Park, but Steven Spielberg has suggested he is no longer interested in action movies.During an interview on the US TV show 60 Minutes, Spielberg said his new film, Lincoln – about the 16th president of the United States – was far from an action-packed affair. 7 years 36 weeks ago via theothersenhman

First Reaction: Daniel Day-Lewis is mesmerizing in Spielberg's fantastic 'Lincoln'

Lincoln – HitFix has the first word on Steven Spielberg's "LIncoln" from the New York Film Festival. 7 years 38 weeks ago via brucelee

'Lincoln' TV Trailer: Times are Tough for Abraham Lincoln – Steven Spielberg’s Lincoln will not be released in theaters until after this year’s presidential election in the U.S., in accordance with the director’s wishes, to avoid politicizing the historical drama. However, marketing is another matter, as a new two-minute preview premiered during the Obama-Romney debate last night. 7 years 39 weeks ago via brucelee

Watch: First Full Trailer For Steven Spielberg's 'Lincoln' With Daniel Day-Lewis

Lincoln – It's been the best part of a decade since Steven Spielberg announced he wanted to tackle a biopic of Abraham Lincoln. The director optioned the right to Doris Kearns Goodwin's "Team Of Rivals: The Political Genius Of Abraham Lincoln" before the book was published in 2005, and soon set his "Munich" writer Tony Kushner to adapt the project. 7 years 42 weeks ago via donnieyen

See First Footage Of Daniel Day-Lewis As 'Lincoln' In Trailer Teaser – We're all waiting with bated breath for the premiere of the first "Lincoln" trailer, for Daniel Day-Lewis to explode all of our heads with his sure-to-be insane take on the sixteenth president, and to see his face added to the five dollar bill because it looks way more like Lincoln.

7 years 42 weeks ago via jackiechan
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Steven Spielberg directs two-time Academy Award® winner Daniel Day-Lewis in “Lincoln,” a revealing drama that focuses on the 16th President’s tumultuous final months in office. In a nation divided by war and the strong winds of change, Lincoln pursues a course of action designed to end the war,...
Steven Spielberg
November 09, 2012
Biopic, Drama