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Is Steven Spielberg’S Lincoln Really A Modern Masterpiece?

Steven Spielberg’s Lincoln has certainly attracted the sort of attention that usually precedes pretty successful awards seasons. Gladiator, The Kings Speech, The Departed; just a couple of the big budget, big name movies to sweep...

A Reluctant Daniel Day-lewis Could Have Scuppered Spielberg's Lincoln Movie

Daniel Day Lewis is one of the most accomplished actors in the game, but even he initially found himself reluctant at taking on the gigantic task of playing one of the USA’s greatest ever Presidents....

Daniel Day-lewis And Steven Spielberg Come Under-fire For Abraham Lincoln Portrayal

There was always going to be some sect of America that would shriek with horror when the news that Steven Spielberg had chosen British actor Daniel Day-Lewis to play beloved US President Abraham Lincoln, and...

Lincoln Review Round-up: Critics Give Lincoln Their Vote

The new biopic of America's 16th President, Lincoln, has been almost universally applauded by critics, with the Presidential drama hoping to take the praise and run when it is released in cinemas worldwide.Steven Spielberg sits...

Movie Reviews: Lincoln

Steven Spielberg's Lincoln opens in just 11 theaters this weekend, testing whether a film so conceived and so dedicated can endure when it opens wide next weekend. If word of mouth is anywhere near as...

Spielberg Wins Plaudits For Lincoln, But Argo Remains Frontrunner For Oscar

After a questionable run of movies, including War Horse, The Adventures of TinTin and Indiana Jones, it's difficult to remember Steven Spielberg's last great movie. Certainly Munich was an excellent piece of filmmaking, though did...

Hot Tickets! This Weekend's Us Movie Releases: Skyfall, Lincoln, In Their Skin, Nature Calls

With the drama and devastation that befell the East Coast of America, with the arrival of Hurricane Sandy last week, US movie fans seem to have opted for the feel-good factor with their box office...

Steven Spielberg Gave Day-lewis Free Rein In Lincoln

Steven Spielberg didn't want to ''get in the way'' of Daniel Day-Lewis' ''amazing'' acting in 'Lincoln'. The 65-year-old director chose not to question the 'Gangs of New York' star, who portrays former US President Abraham...

Daniel Day-lewis Stages His Own Empty Chair Speech

Daniel Day-Lewis provided a little light entertainment at the 2012 Bafta/LA Britannia Awards by staging his own version of Clint Eastwood's famous empty chair speech as he accepted a top honour on Wednesday night (07Nov12).The...

Spy Who Loved Me: Daniel Craig Kisses Rachel Weisz At Bafta Britannia Awards

Daniel Craig and wife Rachel Weisz shared a rare moment of public intimacy at the 2012 Britannia Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Wednesday evening (November 8, 2012). The British couple were attending the...

At The Movies: Lincoln Review Roundup

A busy month for movies has seen some big hitters, but perhaps none as big as Steven Spielberg’s Lincoln, which tells the tale of America’s 16th president’s struggle to push through the...

Spielberg Maintains Lincoln Has Nothing To Do With Barack Obama Or Mitt Romney

Steven Spielberg's forthcoming epic, Lincoln, starring Daniel Day-Lewis as the Republican President, hits cinemas on November 9, 2012, with plenty of Oscars buzz surrounding its release. However, the legendary filmmaker insists the timing of the...

Denzel Washington Set For Oscar Success With ‘Flight’?

Denzel Washington’s latest film, Flight, has garnered much praise already – and for all the right reasons too – with Washington already tipped for Oscar glory for his staring role.The film itself, directed by Robert...

Is George Clooney Related To Abraham Lincoln?

There is a relation between George Clooney and Abraham Lincoln; according to Ancestry.com, Clooney is the half-first cousin five times removed from Lincoln, the 16th president, Reuters reports.When they say "half", then mean that two...

George Clooney Confirmed As Distant Cousin Of Abraham Lincoln

So that's where his political integrity comes from! George Clooney, the Oscar winning actor and noted Democrat, is a distant cousin of Abraham Lincoln, considered the greatest president in the history of the United States....

Daniel Day Lewis (Almost) Convinced Himself He Was Lincoln, To Play 'Lincoln'

Daniel Day Lewis has been widely reported to be one of the most dedicated method actors in the business. According to the New York Times, while filming for Gangs of New York, he didn't break...

Argo & Les Miserables Lead Early Oscar Picks

Argo and Les Miserables have emerged as the early Oscars favourites in the first publication of awards race website GoldDerby.com's odds, with Daniel Day Lewis and Jennifer Lawrence out in front in the acting categories.Experts...

Joseph Gordon-levitt: Lincoln Set Revolved Around Day-lewis

Joseph Gordon-Levitt says the set of 'Lincoln' ''revolved around'' Daniel Day-Lewis. The 'Dark Knight Rises' actor stars as Robert Todd Lincoln - the eldest son of former US President Abraham Lincoln, who is portrayed by...

Daniel Day Lewis Donates Poet Father's Papers To Oxford University

Daniel Day Lewis has donated papers from the archive of his poet father Cecil to Oxford University's Bodleian Libraries. The never seen before papers includes a letter from WH Auden, criticising one of Cecil's poems,...

Daniel Day-lewis Donates Dad's Archives To Oxford

Actor Daniel Day-Lewis has donated papers from the archive of his poet father Cecil Day-Lewis to Britain's prestigious Oxford University.The There Will Be Blood star and his sister Tamasin handed the collection to Oxford's Bodleian...

Sally Field Became Lincoln's Wife After Virginia Stroll With Day Lewis

Sally Field prepared for her role as President Abraham Lincoln's wife Mary Todd by taking a stroll with her movie husband Daniel Day Lewis in character the day before filming began.The actress admits she was...

Liam Neeson Backed Daniel Day-lewis As His Lincoln Replacement

Liam Neeson gave Daniel Day-Lewis his full support after the Oscar winner signed on as the Irish actor's replacement for Steven Spielberg's historical epic Lincoln.The My Left Foot star insists he would never have even...

Joaquin Phoenix On The Oscars: I Don't Want To Be Part Of It

The bookmakers have Joaquin Phoenix as the second favorite to win the Oscar for Best Actor in February for his stunning turn as a drifter in John Paul Anderson's 'The Master.' Though there may be...

Spielberg's 'Lincoln' Sets Up Daniel Day Lewis For Third Oscar

Steven Spielberg has finally arrived at the awards season party with 'Lincoln', a movie about the 16th President of the United States of America, touted as his best film in years. Though 2011's 'War Horse'...

Steven Spielberg's New Abraham Lincoln Biopic Given Surprise Screening At New York Film Festival

There was a surprise for fans eagerly anticipating the premiere of Steven Spielberg's new biopic Lincoln when it was aired at an unannounced screening at the New York Film Festival last night (October 8, 2012)....

Daniel Day-lewis To Receive Excellence In Film Award

Oscar winner Daniel Day-Lewis is set to be recognised for his stellar career achievements at the 2012 Bafta/LA Britannia Awards.The There Will Be Blood star will be presented with the Stanley Kubrick Britannia Award for...

'Lincoln Trailer': Wise Words Of The Past, Entering The Present

The trailer that cut between the two halves of last night's presidential debate was of Steven Spielberg's 'Lincoln', starring Daniel Day Lewis as the man himself. To say the trailer was 'timely' may be an...

Lincoln Trailer Gets 2012 Presidential Debate Airtime

The Lincoln trailer debuted in-between the 2012 Presidential Debate, giving the film a great audience for its teasing premiere. Whether you were watching the debate unfold on ABC, CBS or CNN you will have struggled...

Joseph Gordon-levitt: 'Daniel Day-lewis Was Mr. President On Lincoln Set'

Revered method actor Daniel Day-Lewis was so taken over by the role of Abraham Lincoln in Steven Spielberg's new historical epic even the director referred to him as Mr. President on set.Co-star Joseph Gordon-Levitt, who...

Spielberg Head-hunting Anne Hathaway For New Film?

Reports suggest that Anne Hathaway will act alongside Chris Hemsworth in Steven Spielberg's new movie Robopocalypse, according to the NME. The sci-fi action flick sees the human race desperate for survival against a hoard of...

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