I Wish I Wrote That: Anthony Lane Logs Onto “Lincoln”

Daniel Day-Lewis as Abe Lincoln "Smile when you say that, stranger!
“Smile when you say that, stranger!

” …. a Lincoln film that paid inadequate heed to the forces of rhetoric would be like a porno film that stopped at the bedroom door.”

Anthony Lane reviews Steven Spielberg’s Lincoln in “The New Yorker” Nov. 18,2012

(Daniel Day-Lewis portrays Abe Lincoln in this sumptuously mounted biopic. Hmmm, another British actor playing an American  icon. Is this a trend?)

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