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Nov 16

Abraham Lincoln: A life in pictures

"Lincoln" star Daniel Day-Lewis is the latest actor to play American president Abraham Lincoln on screen.

Honest Abe has proven a popular subject for filmmakers over the years Was Abraham Lincoln our most cinematic president? From his hardscrabble childhood on the frontier to his dramatic death due to an assassin’s bullet, Lincoln lived a life fraught with hardship, triumph and tragedy. He shepherded the nation through its greatest crisis — the …

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Jun 20

“Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter” and other presidents

Filmmaking Frenzy contest re-imagines America’s past presidents as badasses By now, you’ve probably heard “Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter.” Possibly one of the most bizarre summer movies to grace the silver screen, the movie depicts our nation’s 16th president (Benjamin Walker) as an axe-wielding badass who dedicates his entire life to battling bloodsuckers. Pretty crazy, right? …

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Jun 08

Summer movie season is in full swing this month

June brings a bevy of new blockbusters, including “Brave,” “Prometheus” and “Rock of Ages” Between “Battleship,” “The Dictator” and “What to Expect When You’re Expecting,” May was a pretty abysmal month for movies. Sure, that was the same month that brought filmgoers Joss Whedon’s “The Avengers” and Wes Anderson’s “Moonrise Kingdom.” (Well, some filmgoers. “Moonrise …

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Apr 14

Abraham Lincoln’s film legacy

"The Conspirator," starring Robin Wright and James McAvoy, centers on the Abraham Lincoln assassination trial.

“The Conspirator,” opening Friday, looks at the plot to kill President Lincoln Earlier this week, we marked the 150th anniversary of the start of the American Civil War. Today we celebrate an equally somber occasion. On April 14, 1865, President Abraham Lincoln was shot while watching “Our American Cousin” in Ford’s Theatre in Washington D.C. …

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