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Upcoming Historical Movies

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Ludmilla
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Location: Georgia USA

Postby Ludmilla » Mon October 8th, 2012, 1:59 pm

Saw this trailer for the new Lincoln movie on tv last night. I wouldn't have thought of Daniel Day Lewis for Abe Lincoln, but I imagine he can pull it off.

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fljustice
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Postby fljustice » Mon October 8th, 2012, 3:55 pm

"Ludmilla" wrote:Saw this trailer for the new Lincoln movie on tv last night. I wouldn't have thought of Daniel Day Lewis for Abe Lincoln, but I imagine he can pull it off.


One of my favorite actors. I think he can pull off almost anything. Checked the trailer to see if the movie is based on a book--Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln by Doris Kearns Goodwin. I read Lincoln by Gore Vidal a couple of months ago and truly enjoyed it (once I got past the omniscient head hopping.)
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princess garnet
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Location: Maryland

Postby princess garnet » Mon October 8th, 2012, 4:31 pm

Speaking of Lincoln, I watched "Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter" on my return flight from France on Sat. No, I haven't read the book which it's based. The author of the book also wrote the screen play!


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