Articles Tagged 'Lincoln'

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WATCH: The British Take on Accuracy in Oscar-Nominated Films

In the run up to the Oscars, the three best picture nominees with stories based on real people or events — Lincoln, Argo and Zero Dark Thirty — have all had the veracity of their storytelling challenged. But Daniel Day-Lewis feels comfortable enough with Lincoln for it to be used as a tool to teach […]

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BAFTAs: Abraham Lincoln Invades Britain And Beats Up James Bond

It’s been a busy week for awards nominations, what with the BAFTA Rising Star nominees, and the National Television Awards –  and it’s only Wednesday! – but today, BAFTA announced the full shortlist for their film awards ceremony, which will be hosted by Stephen Fry at London’s Royal Opera House on 10 February. And, while many […]

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PHOTOS: British Actors as U.S. Presidents

Some might think Steven Spielberg made a controversial decision when casting Daniel Day-Lewis, both a British and Irish citizen, as the U.S.’ 16th President Abraham Lincoln (with fellow Brit Jared Harris as Ulyssess S. Grant) in the much anticipated film Lincoln. But, it’s not the first time a Brit has stepped in as Commander-in-Chief: Montagu Love was one […]

‘Surprise’ Premiere of ‘Lincoln’ Generates Oscar Buzz

It wasn’t even four score and seven minutes after a New York Film Festival sneak preview of Steven Spielberg’s Lincoln last night (October 8) that movie industry media started handicapping the film’s Academy Award prospects. “Lincoln New York Film Fest Screening Turns Oscar Race Upside-Down,” read Hollywood Reporter’s headline. The screening was announced only days […]

WATCH: Full Trailer for ‘Lincoln’ with Daniel Day Lewis

So we saw the trailer for the trailer, but now we have the actual article itself: the trailer for Steven Spielberg‘s Lincoln, starring two-time Oscar-winning Brit Daniel Day Lewis as the 16th President. Watch below: The film is set for a November 9 release. What do you think of the voice Daniel Day Lewis has […]