Steven Spielberg directs two-time Academy Award® winner Daniel Day-Lewis in “Lincoln,” a revealing drama that focuses on the 16th President’s tumultuous final months in office. In a nation divided by war and the strong winds of change, Lincoln pursues a course of action designed to end the war, unite the country and abolish slavery. With the moral courage and fierce determination to succeed, his choices during this critical moment will change the fate of generations to come. During President Lincoln’s tumultuous final months in office, he pursues a course of action to end the Civil War, unite the country and abolish slavery.
I have heard a lot of good things about the movie, LINCOLN, but I have not had the opportunity to see it yet. I know many families who make it a tradition to go to the theater on Thanksgiving. As you head out to see a movie this weekend, consider seeing LINCOLN. If you are undecided about whether you would like it, check out these reviews from my fellow bloggers who have seen it already.
Oprah Winfrey talks with Academy Award winners Steven Spielberg, Daniel Day-Lewis and Sally Field about their collaboration on the feature film “Lincoln” in a special 90-minute episode of “Oprah’s Next Chapter” airing this Sunday, December 2 (9-10:30 p.m. ET/PT) on OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network. In a full circle moment, Winfrey meets Spielberg at DreamWorks Studios in Los Angeles in the same studio building where she first auditioned for him for her role in "The Color Purple." In an intimate sit-down interview, Spielberg shares with Winfrey the process of creating “Lincoln” and how he was moved to tears during filming. They are then joined for a rare interview with Day-Lewis for a fascinating conversation about his first-time collaboration with Spielberg, his yearlong immersion into the life of Lincoln and how together, with the rest of the esteemed cast, they created a “sacred space” on the set. Later, Winfrey shares in a heartfelt conversation with Sally Field from her new home in California. Field talks about the emotional depths she tapped into for her role as Mary Todd Lincoln, how she fought for the part and her immediate connection with Day-Lewis. She also opens up about being plagued by self-doubt, her pride in parentinga son who is gay and the joy she welcomes as she enters the next chapter of her life.
Have you seen LINCOLN yet? Are you going to see it? I would love to know your thoughts as well!!