Because movies are mostly disappointing these days you sometimes forget why there are film critics at all, until a movie like Lincoln comes along. It takes awareness of both... (Read More)
(Thanks, mecid!) Two more after the cut.
This played during election night here in the US
The highlight of Louis CK’s appearance this weekend on SNL.
EW’s Owen Gleiberman says Speilberg’s Lincoln, scripted by Tony Kushner, “is one of the most authentic biographical dramas I’ve ever seen.” As the title character of Steven Spielberg’s solemnly... (Read More)
Salon’s Andrew O’Hehir feeds our twin cravings for movie insight and political prognosis, and skirts the review embargo on Spielberg’s Lincoln by talking about the man in terms of... (Read More)
“All of us failed to match our dreams of perfection. So I rate us on the basis of our splendid failure to do the impossible.” — William Faulkner We’re... (Read More)
The early talk after a test screening in New York that Lincoln would not be full of sweeping battle scenes depicting the Civil War worried some. They did the... (Read More)