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Lincoln

Discussion in 'Off-topic Zone' started by a_minimalist, Nov 16, 2012.

  1. a_minimalist

    a_minimalist Well-Known Member

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    Everyone should watch it. Daniel Day-Lewis was absolutely brilliant in it and the movie itself was beautiful(outside of his tragic death of course).
  2. Yeagermeister

    Yeagermeister Active Member

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    Hopefully it's better than There Will Be Blood. What a snoozer that was. I'm not a big fan of DDL but he is a fantastic actor.
  3. windward

    windward NFL Historian

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    Planning to see it tonight!
  4. a_minimalist

    a_minimalist Well-Known Member

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    I'm surprised you thought There Will Be Blood was boring. You're actually the first person I've talked to who didn't like it it.

    Lincoln could get a little heavy and is laced with the language of the times. But, it was actually pretty witty and funny at times. I'd give it a shot if I were you.
  5. a_minimalist

    a_minimalist Well-Known Member

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    I don't think you'll be disappointed!
  6. Sam I Am

    Sam I Am Unfriendly and Aloof!

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    It's on my list to see.

    It's currently, the only movie on that list that is actually already playing.
  7. McLovin

    McLovin Well-Known Member

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    Thanks for posting a spoiler to the ending :)


    DDL is by far the best actor out there today.

    Compare Last of the Mohicans, Gangs of NY (Bill the Bucher is unbelievable), There will be Blood and now Lincoln.

    Range
  8. a_minimalist

    a_minimalist Well-Known Member

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    I agree and Gangs of New York is one of my favorite movies. I think I've seen every movie he's been in except Last of the Mohicans and this blows them all away. It's actually creepy how much he looks like Lincoln in this. His acting alone gave me goosebumps about 5 or 6 times throughout the movie. He delivers a powerful performance, as cliche as that sounds.
  9. a_minimalist

    a_minimalist Well-Known Member

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    Skyfall was pretty good too, I saw that right after. You might want to add that too if you didn't see it.
  10. Teren_Kanan

    Teren_Kanan Well-Known Member

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    SPOILER ALERT! Geeze, you big jerk!
    :laugh2:


    Definitely plan on seeing this this weekend.
  11. Yeagermeister

    Yeagermeister Active Member

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    Maybe it picks up towards the end. I could only bear about half. I found it very slow. IMO
  12. a_minimalist

    a_minimalist Well-Known Member

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    Yeah it was, that's fair. Lincoln is the same way
  13. TheCowboy

    TheCowboy The Teen

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    Didn't hear too much about this movie, other than seeing a couple trailers but looks interesting.
  14. ChldsPlay

    ChldsPlay Well-Known Member

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    No, it never picked up. I thought it was terrible as well. And I am really not fond of Lewis' movies, despite his excellent performances. Lincoln was pretty good though, saw it this morning. I'm not sure about it's historical accuracy though.
  15. a_minimalist

    a_minimalist Well-Known Member

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    Is any Hollywood movie is ever hirstorically accurate. IMO, you just go to be entertained.
  16. Diogenes

    Diogenes Active Member

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    The same thing happened to me right before I went to see Titanic.



    I couldn't agree more. There will be Blood was a true character study and one of the best acting performances I have ever seen. Powerful.
  17. blindzebra

    blindzebra Well-Known Member

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    You left out My Left Foot and In the Name of the Father.
  18. Risen Star

    Risen Star Likes Collector Zone Supporter

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    He's the best actor on the planet, IMO.
  19. a_minimalist

    a_minimalist Well-Known Member

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    Easily.
  20. Teren_Kanan

    Teren_Kanan Well-Known Member

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    Just saw it.

    Really fantastically done movie. Danny was a great Lincoln! Mr. Tommy Lee Jones was also fantastic, didn't even realize he was going to be in it.

    Great cast, fantastic acting.

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