Tag Archives: Lincoln (film)

Christ And Film

The impressive box office of Son of God has led to renewed discussion about the depiction of Christ in film. M. P. Turner of the Daily Beast didn’t care for the most recent films or earlier cinematic takes on new … Continue reading

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When Nominations Complicate Oscar Forecasting

There’s an interesting problem in trying to predict the winner of the Academy Award for Best Director. The two people who have won the award the most in the other ceremonies: Ben Affleck for Argo, and Kathryn Bigelow for Zero … Continue reading

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Can politicians learn from Lincoln?

A common theme of Sunday Morning political talk shows over the last few months was what what politicians could learn from Lincoln, the film and the man. This can be expected to continue during the awards season, and for a … Continue reading

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Predicting the 2013 Academy Award Nominations

I tried this last year, and with the Academy Award nominations coming out on Thursday, it’s time to give it another go. Once again, I’m using mgk’s template. BEST DIRECTOR: As it’s limited to five, this is probably more prestigious than … Continue reading

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Six Potential Sequels to Lincoln

I really enjoyed Spielberg’s Lincoln. And it seems that I’m not the only one. The movie will probably net Daniel Day Lewis a third Academy Award. And it’s certainly profitable. So it wouldn’t surprise me if the studio is thinking … Continue reading

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Lincoln and my local movie theaters

There are four movie theaters walking distance from my house and one another. UA Midway on Queens Boulevard with eight screens. It’s usually the one that plays the most popular films. UA Brandon Cinemas has just two screens, usually with … Continue reading

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