It was fantastic!

By lastipe4
Written November 11, 2012
A lot of people have been complaining about Daniel Day-Lewis' voice as Lincoln, but if they read about him, they would know that Lincoln's actual voice was high pitched and nasally. Hence, Daniel Day-Lewis was fantastic as Lincoln. There is no doubt this will be a strong contender for all the awards this year. The heart breaking scenes of the battles, the field after the battle, and the hospital scenes all make war a reality for those of us who have not been in battle. The fighting of the House of Representatives makes me think not much has changed. Maybe Washington should make it mandatory for all politicians to see this movie so we can all work together to make America the great place we know it can be. I would recommend this to everyone!
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Oscar Worthy

By MedRed
Written November 17, 2012
A lot of effort goes into making a historically accurate movie interesting apart from the facts. Lincoln will pull on your heartstrings and tickle your funny bone. Daniel Day Lewis out does himself with a stellar portrayal of Abraham Lincoln. This move is but a sliver of time in Lincolns 2nd term as President. Lincoln captures the gray found between the proponents and opponents of the 13th amendment. This film succeeds in telling the story at the heart of a President consumed with the desire to do the right thing despite the monumental uphill struggle necessary to do so and the uncertainty of the outcome if successful.. "Lincoln" honors one of the greatest Presidents in the history of the US. A man born into poverty, afflicted with depression, a witness to the untimely deaths of two of his young children, a man charged with the responsibility of the United States of America during the bloodiest period of its history, and a man ultimately assassinated. Bring on the Oscars!
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Academy Award Winner

By ruglet
Written November 10, 2012
This is the film of the year. All star cast, brilliant screenplay based on a riveting book, superbly directed, poignant with a few great laugh scenes. It is a part of history with lessons for today.
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Oscar Worthy

By MedRed
Written November 17, 2012
A lot of effort goes into making a historically accurate movie interesting apart from the facts. Lincoln will pull on your heartstrings and tickle your funny bone. Daniel Day Lewis out does himself with a stellar portrayal of Abraham Lincoln. This move is but a sliver of time in Lincolns 2nd term as President. Lincoln captures the gray found between the proponents and opponents of the 13th amendment. This film succeeds in telling the story at the heart of a President consumed with the desire to do the right thing despite the monumental uphill struggle necessary to do so and the uncertainty of the outcome if successful.. "Lincoln" honors one of the greatest Presidents in the history of the US. A man born into poverty, afflicted with depression, a witness to the untimely deaths of two of his young children, a man charged with the responsibility of the United States of America during the bloodiest period of its history, and a man ultimately assassinated. Bring on the Oscars!
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Academy Award Winner

By ruglet
Written November 10, 2012
This is the film of the year. All star cast, brilliant screenplay based on a riveting book, superbly directed, poignant with a few great laugh scenes. It is a part of history with lessons for today.
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