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Great Design Made to Measure: Love Letters

Ken Carbone | Posted 02.05.2014 | Arts
Ken Carbone

Pick a font, any font; typography is today's common currency of communication. Not everyone can draw, or take a riveting photograph but everyone works with type.

Order 'Lincoln' Now

Posted 04.10.2013 | Entertainment

Lincoln, the 2012 historical drama film directed and produced by Steven Spielberg, stars Daniel Day-Lewis, Sally Field. Lincoln received widespread...

Historical Fictions: Stranger than Truth?

Evan Gottlieb | Posted 04.30.2013 | Entertainment
Evan Gottlieb

This awards season, several movies that contended for Best Picture prizes came in for an unusual degree of scrutiny regarding their historical accuracy -- or lack of it. But playing fast and loose with history is nothing new.

And the Oscar for Leadership Goes to...

Bhaskar Chakravorti | Posted 04.30.2013 | Business
Bhaskar Chakravorti

In the digitally (or otherwise) enhanced narrative, even the foibles and faults contribute towards the endgame as the leader gets to goal. Unfortunately, outside the movie-house, we have to contend with the most spectacular of our leaders who inexplicably fail us in spectacular ways.

Why A Zero "Darker" Thirty Portrayal of History Wins My Vote

Dyana Posner | Posted 04.23.2013 | Entertainment
Dyana Posner

My hope is that Zero Dark Thirty wins the best picture crown. Ironically, that was the film I did not want to see. I was afraid.

An Early Sign of Lincoln's Greatness

Al Eisele | Posted 04.13.2013 | Politics
Al Eisele

I'm referring to Lincoln's key role in deciding the fate of 303 Dakota Sioux Indians, who were condemned by a military court to be hanged in the aftermath of the Great Sioux Uprising of 1862. Lincoln refused to yield to pressure, and the lives of most of the accused Indians were spared.

'Lincoln' Screenwriter Blasts Congressman

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 02.08.2013 | Entertainment

Oscar season: When Pulitzer Prize winners fight with Congressmen over movies. On Tuesday, Congressman Joe Courtney (D-Conn.) blasted Steven Spielbe...

What Is Predictive of the Oscars?

David Rothschild | Posted 04.06.2013 | Entertainment
David Rothschild

I spent several weeks this winter immersed in spreadsheets full of historical Oscar data to explore methods of using fundamentals to predict Oscar winners.

Lincoln's Oscar Quest: It's All About Steven Spielberg (and, Well, Maybe Kathleen Kennedy)

Tom O'Neil | Posted 04.04.2013 | Entertainment
Tom O'Neil

In order to win Best Picture, a movie must conjure up a person who Academy members are rooting for. In other words, the film with the best face behind the title wins.

'Argo' Versus 'Lincoln'

David Rothschild | Posted 03.31.2013 | Entertainment
David Rothschild

The most exciting movie-to-movie competition in this year's Oscars is between Ben Affleck's Argo and Steven Spielberg's' Lincoln, which will play out in three categories: Best Picture, Best Director, and Best Adapted Screenplay.

Will Lincoln Win?

Sean Wilentz | Posted 03.27.2013 | Entertainment
Sean Wilentz

For almost exactly a hundred years, Hollywood has been complicit -- no, salient -- in promoting pro-Confederate falsehoods about the Civil War and Reconstruction. Now Spielberg and Kushner and everyone involved in Lincoln have at last declared, "Enough!"

When Hollywood Meets D.C.

Posted 01.19.2013 | Entertainment

This week marks the second inauguration of President Barack Obama. With the Academy Awards just a month away, there is a long history of Hollywood mai...

Oscars Experts: Lincoln Out Front to Win Best Picture, But Argo Threatens

Tom O'Neil | Posted 03.20.2013 | Entertainment
Tom O'Neil

Thirteen Oscarologists are backing Lincoln, compared to 10 for Argo and one for Silver Linings Playbook.

Big Changes For 'Lincoln'

Posted 01.16.2013 | Entertainment

Steven Spielberg's "Lincoln" has made over $150 million in North America since its release in November, but it will look slightly different for intern...

Steven Spielberg Donates 'Lincoln' Memorabilia To Charity

Posted 01.14.2013 | Impact

The box office isn’t the only one benefitting from Steven Spielberg's acclaimed "Lincoln." Memorabilia from the film has been donated to the Iris...

A Completely Uninformed Oscar Nomination Analysis

John Lopez | Posted 03.12.2013 | Los Angeles
John Lopez

I'm going to advocate that Oscar bloggers, much like starting pitchers, should be on rotation with mandatory rest years in-between. But before I start my online petition, I figured I'd muse on today's Oscar nominations from my completely uninformed point of view.

WATCH: Steven Spielberg On Daniel Day-Lewis' Lincoln

OWN | Posted 01.10.2013 | OWN

Daniel Day-Lewis has been nominated for the Best Actor Academy Award for his portrayal of Lincoln. In this "Oprah's Next Chapter" clip, the star and "...

Deploying the 'F' Word at the New York Film Critics Circle Awards

Regina Weinreich | Posted 03.10.2013 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Charlie Rose presented the Best Picture award to Zero Dark Thirty, noting its depiction of the greatest manhunt in history.

The Hope Tank

Robert C. Crosby, D.Min. | Posted 03.09.2013 | Religion
Robert C. Crosby, D.Min.

God knows that we have hope tanks. He know this about us better than anyone. That's why he gave us a Book full of promises, packed with vivid descriptions of what we have to look forward to as Christians.

Compromising History: Lincoln on Capitol Hill

Glenn C. Altschuler | Posted 03.05.2013 | Entertainment
Glenn C. Altschuler

Movie Night is a rare event on Capitol Hill, so when Harry Reid and Mitch McConnell took a break from fiscal cliff brinksmanship to host a Dec. 19 screening of Lincoln, it was a given that they would serve politics with the popcorn.

PHOTO: Daniel Day-Lewis Gets Close To Lincoln

Posted 01.03.2013 | Entertainment

Daniel Day-Lewis wasn't fooling around when he decided to play Abraham Lincoln in Steven Spielberg's "Lincoln," going so far as to send text messages ...

How Leonardo DiCaprio Saved 'Lincoln'

OWN | Posted 12.28.2012 | OWN

For a recent episode of "Oprah's Next Chapter," Oprah visited Steven Spielberg in the same Dreamworks office where she'd auditioned for "The Color Pur...

WATCH: Tony Kushner on Lincoln and Practical Politics

Bill Moyers | Posted 02.18.2013 | Entertainment
Bill Moyers

In extended video clips from this weekend's Moyers & Company, Tony Kushner, the Pulitzer Prize-winning screenwriter behind Steven Spielberg's Lincoln, talks about his approach to writing the movie and how it affected his own view of democracy.

My Little Publishing Company Acquires the Tell All to End All: Lincoln's Lover's Diary

Linda Howard Urbach | Posted 02.18.2013 | Comedy
Linda Howard Urbach

There was no question in my mind. The penmanship, the ink, the paper, the passion inherent in this short passage -- I knew I had the real thing. So you can imagine my horror when in my excitement I spilled my Caramel Macchiato all over the precious page.


Posted 12.21.2012 | DC

This is a New Year's Eve plan for history buffs. (Which, in D.C., we expect is most of us.) On Jan. 1, 1863, President Abraham Lincoln issued the E...