Movie Lincoln (2012)

20180517:
This film was dense in dialogue and politics which made it difficult for me to follow and fully enjoy. With that being said, I enjoyed the various stories and quotes which Lincoln (Daniel Day-Lewis) told throughout the movie.

Abraham Lincoln (Daniel Day-Lewis)

This is a movie that requires attention and being in the right mood (for a drama). With those two prerequisites met, I would highly recommend this movie.

William Seward (David Strathairn)

Netflix determined the movie for me as a 91% match. I decided to give the movie neither a thumbs up nor a thumbs down.


Mary Todd Lincoln (Sally Field) and Abraham Lincoln

Instant Comments:
1b: Oh, this telegrapher, Sam, is played by the actor who plays Kylo Ren (Adam Driver).
1b: Hmm. "legal equality for all races" vs "racial equality"
1b: Wow. I like how the film displayed the difficulty for him to say that.

Abraham Lincoln

1b: The First Lady says "Who'd ever have guessed that old nightmare capable of such control?"
1b: Hmm. I think she could have that look both for pass and fail. Though I know the amendment exists, and though I don't know that specific history, it figures there's no better moment for it to be passed.

Robert Lincoln (Joseph Gordon-Levitt)

1b: Lol. He takes the official bill.
1b: Wait. It looked like he creased it lengthwise. But he gave it to her folded the other way. [This is
1b: Oh wow.
1a=20180517, 1b=20180518

Thaddeus Stevens (Tommy Lee Jones)


Watched first hour 20180517, remaining 20180518 (Netflix, Instant)
Lincoln (2012) Steven Spielberg. 150 min

Relevant Links:
Lincoln (IMDb.com)
Lincoln (RottenTomatoes.com)
Lincoln (film) (Wikipedia.org)