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Lincoln (movie, 2012)

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  • E-book for fans of Lincoln movie

    E-book for fans of Lincoln movie
    I don't know about you, but watching the movie "Lincoln" sent me to the bookshelf and Internet to learn more about political wrangling over the adopition of the 13th Amendment. The movie was a great political science lesson, but it was obvious that...
  • British Academy of Film and Television Awards complete nomination list

    British Academy of Film and Television Awards complete nomination list
    Steven Spielberg's "Lincoln"  earned 10 nominations for the EE British Academy Film Awards early -- including best film, actor for Daniel Day-Lewis, supporting actor for Tommy Lee Jones and supporting actress for Sally Field -- while Tom Hooper's musical ...
  • Oscar nominations: 'Lincoln' leads Academy Award contenders with 12

    Oscar nominations: 'Lincoln' leads Academy Award contenders with 12
    With a conspicuous diss of Kathryn Bigelow, the un-nominated director of “Zero Dark Thirty,” the Academy Awards nominations were announced Thursday morning. “Zero Dark Thirty” was one of nine films given the best picture...
  • Oscar nominations: 'Les Miserables' scores eight nods

    Oscar nominations: 'Les Miserables' scores eight nods
    After it opened in New York in 1987, the Broadway production of "Les Miserables" garnered eight Tony Awards, including best new musical. Twenty-five years later, the movie version of the beloved epic has scooped a total of eight Academy Award nominations,...
  • Oscar nominations: Hathaway, Hunt, Field on supporting actress nods

    After Helen Hunt got word that she was nominated in the supporting actress category for this year’s Academy Awards, she played with her dogs for a while and then took her daughter to school. “It wasn’t like I drove over to the Beverly...
  • A spiritual to mark the 150th anniversary of Emancipation Proclamation

    On New Year's Day, 150 years ago, American history was forever changed when Abraham Lincoln signed the Emancipation Proclamation. As we all know too well, that document alone did not free any slaves, but it was a crucial step that made clear the...
  • When movies feel like TV

    When movies feel like TV
    Last month after a screening, even as the lights came up in the theater, I could feel "Zero Dark Thirty" fading, its images and impact already softening in my head. No, no, wait: not fading — mingling. If our cultural experiences rub shoulders at...
  • Golden Globes 2013 are totally T & A

    Golden Globes 2013 are totally T & A
    Golden Globe Awards co-hosts Tina Fey and Amy Poehler opened Sunday's ceremony promising they wouldn't be as snarky as former host Ricky Gervais, but they managed to get off a few zingers. "Ricky Gervais could not be here tonight because he is no...
  • New play about Lincoln seamstress debuting in Washington

    New play about Lincoln seamstress debuting in Washington
    With everything related to Abraham Lincoln back in vogue thanks to Steven Spielberg's Oscar-nominated movie, a new play about the seamstress who worked for Mary Todd Lincoln is set to open in March in Washington. "Mary T. & Lizzy K." tells the story...
  • Logging family time with Lincoln

    Logging family time with Lincoln
    Abraham Lincoln has been given many titles over the years: Rail Splitter, Great Emancipator, even, to the detriment of the undead, Vampire Hunter. Some of these have more historical credibility than others. But one that he's earned without question,...
  • Letter: Ancient mechanical law supports idea of unconditional equality

    As we celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s birthday, we are reminded that equality is unconditional, something we basically knew from the start.  And it wasn't born out of the Great Charter of the Liberties of England, or the Magna Carta; the...