This play about Mary Todd Lincoln and her seamstress makes you understand what was missing from the Hollywood blockbuster Lincoln.
It seems the director of fantastic films such as Jaws and Schindler’s List has lost his way as a filmmaker.
Not the most compelling portrait of the 16th US president, but it's not without appeal.
One of the year's more important films.
We are only getting to see characterizations, something that has been rehearsed ad nauseum and it is painfully obvious.
The country woke up to a shock on October 16, 1901 upon the news that President Theodore Roosevelt had invited Booker T. Washington to have dinner with the First Family.
Goodheart cogently chronicles the political machinations leading to the election of Lincoln, the secession of the Southern states, and the start of the Civil War.
President and Mrs. Lincoln employed a diverse group of citizens on the White House staff.
It was fitting that one of the food trains for peace back in 1948 was named after Lincoln.
An interesting historical footnote, director Robert Redford's courtroom drama doesn't catch fire.