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Lincoln is inherently a static and talkative subject that Spielberg has triumphed over not through avoidance, but by embrace.
What we get here, putting it as charitably as possible, are symbolic figures, the semi-fictional, least common denominators of newsmagazine cover stories that are supposed to put a human face on grim statistics.
Tommy Lee Jones revives the western with his feature film debut about justice, redemption and relations with our neighbor to the south.
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Posted on May 28, 2015
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