Lincoln

President Abraham Lincoln, portrayed by presenter Robert Costello, speaks Monday, Nov. 18, 2013, at the Gettysburg Train Station in Gettysburg, Pa. Tuesday, Nov. 19, marks the 150th anniversary of Lincoln's short speech that has gone on to symbolize his presidency and explain the sacrifices made by Union and Confederate forces during the U.S. Civil War. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

150 years later, Lincoln’s speech long remembered

GETTYSBURG, Pa. (AP) — In solemnity, thousands gathered at a central Pennsylvania battlefield park Tuesday to honor a speech given 150 years ago that President Abraham Lincoln predicted would not be long remembered. The inspirational […]

11/19/2013

Ben Affleck in scene from movie "Argo"

In fact-based films, how much fiction is OK?

Filmmakers have been making movies based on real events forever. But because three fact-based films are in contention, the issue has come to the forefront of this year’s Oscar race: Does the audience deserve the truth, the whole truth and nothing but?

02/19/2013

Daniel Day Lewis on poster for movie "Lincoln."(Photo:  Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures/AP)

US Rep welcomes “Lincoln” concession on accuracy

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A Congressman who saw a flaw in the movie “Lincoln” says he is pleased the screenwriter has conceded an inaccuracy in its portrayal of an 1865 vote on slavery.

02/08/2013

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“Argo” is “Best” at Critics’ Choice Awards

SANTA MONICA (CNS) – “Argo” took the prize for Best Picture at the Critics’ Choice Movie Awards; and Ben Affleck won the award for Best Director.

01/11/2013

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List of 85th annual Academy Award nominations

Here is the complete list of 85th Annual Academy Award nominations announced Thursday:

01/10/2013

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Complete List of Academy Awards Nominations

The Academy Awards nominations were announced this morning, and heard live on LA’s Morning News. Seth McFarlane, the host of the Feb. 24 prime time Academy Awards Show, and actress Emma Stone made the announcements […]

01/10/2013

"The Actor" - Screen Actors Guild Award

‘Lincoln,’ ‘Les Mis,’ ‘Playbook’ lead SAG awards

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Steven Spielberg’s Civil War saga “Lincoln,” the Victor Hugo musical adaptation “Les Miserables” and the lost-soul romance “Silver Linings Playbook” lead the Screen Actors Guild Awards with four nominations each.

12/12/2012

A Lincoln historian grades the new movie | VIDEO

Is Hollywood’s presidential bio-pic, “Lincoln” in line with history? CNN’s Kareen Wynter reports.

11/14/2012

Spielberg, Day-Lewis unite for epic 'Lincoln' tale (video)

LOS ANGELES (AP) – The task of encapsulating the essence of Abraham Lincoln in a single film took Steven Spielberg roughly three times as long as it took the 16th president to win the Civil […]

10/31/2012

Spielberg to speak at 'Gettysburg Address' event

GETTYSBURG, Pa. (AP) – Director Steven Spielberg will deliver the keynote address at an observance commemorating the 149th anniversary of President Abraham Lincoln’s “Gettysburg Address.” Park officials in central Pennsylvania noted Tuesday that Spielberg’s remarks […]

10/02/2012

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