Friday, September 14, 2012

Lincoln trailer, an Academy Awards warm up

It's been rumored for so long now, a lot of people thought it wouldn't happen.  And it's been almost two years since Daniel Day-Lewis replaced Liam Neeson as our nation's 16th President, in a film of course.  That film is Lincoln, and is being directed by little-known director, Steven Spielberg.  Check out the trailer below and my thoughts after.

Everyone involved is at the top of their game.  Day-Lewis is going to be his usual, incredible self.  Tommy Lee Jones, Sally Field, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Jackie Earle Haley and Jared Harris round out the supporting cast.  I like the tone, production design and acting in the first trailer.  Spielberg is going to tell an incredible story and will have all the help he needs.  I like what I see so far, and let's hope the movie continues what we see here.

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