Lincoln

Lincoln (2012) Director: Steven Spielberg Lincoln is loosely based on Goodwin's highly successful historical account of President Lincoln's cabinet, Team of Rivals. The screenplay was written by the successful writer, Tony Kushner. The soft-spoken Abraham Lincoln is played by Daniel Day-Lewis, for which he won Best Actor from the Academy. The story covers the last four months … Continue reading Lincoln

Django Unchained

Django Unchained (2012) Director: Quentin Tarantino Django follows the pattern of other recent Tarantino films - a historically revisionist revenge film that is entertaining, extremely violent, and playfully rife with allusions to classic cinema. The story takes place in the antebellum south. A slave named Django (played by Jaime Foxx) is being dragged through the south … Continue reading Django Unchained

Argo

Argo (2012) Director: Ben Affleck Argo is the unique and amusing thriller film based on the story of Tony Mendez, a CIA operative during the 1980s. The story of the film is based on a true story of CIA operatives infiltrating Iran during the hostage crisis in the late 1980s as they go undercover as film-makers … Continue reading Argo