Abraham Lincoln

Killing Lincoln

Based on a book by Bill O’Reilly (yes, THAT Bill O’Reilly), Killing Lincoln focuses on the event that has been a pop culture obsession since 1865, and I’m not talking about the 13th Amendment. Narrated by Tom Hanks (whose lineage makes him Abe’s third cousin!), the film is a docu-drama with the pace of a …

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You need get no further than the opening scene in Lincoln to see a Spielbergism. Abe Lincoln sits on a throne of a chair, on a platform at a battlefield, not-subtly evoking the pose of the famous statue at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, DC. Two sets of soldiers come up to Lincoln, the first …

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