Since then Lincoln books have continued to pour in; the Ford Motor Company has taken Honest Abe out of cold storage for its rebranded Lincoln; and he has become an unexpected box-office draw with Steven Spielberg’s political procedural, “Lincoln.” That Daniel Day-Lewis’s grave and wily interpretation of the mature president outperformed a younger, ax-wielding Abe in the gonzo “Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter” wasn’t just a surprise, including at the box office, it was also one of the biggest film stories of 2012.
Wednesday, January 16, 2013
The New York Times: Movies in the Age of Obama
Posted by Mary Murphy at 2:49 PM
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