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Mississippi forgot something. Fully 148 years after the end of the Civil War and the U.S. end to slavery, the state has officially ratified the 13th Amendment ban on the practice. The state thought the amendment had already been ratified by its...
Tags: Slavery, Steven Spielberg, U.S. Congress
Connecticut congressman Joe Courtney pointed out a historic blooper in the film “Lincoln” -- and some Hollywood experts wonder if the resultant fuss will mar the film’s shot at a best-picture Oscar. (Some even wonder if Joe Courtney is...
The Hartford CourantCorrection: Although not constitutionally required to do so, President Abraham Lincoln signed the 13th Amendment after its passage. The suggestion in this piece that he did not sign it is incorrect . With Oscar night a week away, America's newest indoor...
NEW YORK (AP) — The scene: Tehran's Mehrabad airport, January 1980. Six U.S. diplomats, disguised as a fake sci-fi film crew, are about to fly to freedom with their CIA escorts. But suddenly there's a moment of panic in what had been a smooth trip...
Forget about the price of gasoline: The real skyrocketing expense this year is the Oscar race. With two deep-pocketed studios locked into one of the closest best picture duels in recent memory and Academy Award voting extended by two weeks, the battle...
A modest proposal: Movies exploring some aspect of American history, such as “Argo,” “Lincoln” and “Zero Dark Thirty,” should leave off the “based on a true story” or “inspired by true events”...
0.5 stars (out of four) I kid you not: Someone in “Saving Lincoln” actually says, “Lincoln, I had been thinkin' ...,” and it's not meant to be funny. Of course, this is a historical drama in which all of the sets are green...
Hero Complex - movies, comics, pop culture - Los Angeles TimesIn the massively popular Cartoon Network series “Adventure Time,” veteran voice actor Tom Kenny plays Ice King, a curmudgeonly wizard ......
This Friday at 4 p.m. at the Abraham Lincoln Book Shop, screenwriter and playwright Tony Kushner will pay a visit to one of his favorite Chicago haunts. In the spirit of the movie “Lincoln,” which Kushner wrote and which revels in the...
Tags: Fiction, Literature, Steven Spielberg, Celebrities, Tony Kushner
Steven Spielberg's "Lincoln" has been acclaimed not just by critics but by historians as well for its acute and realistic portrayal of the 16th president as he maneuvered to pass the 13th Amendment, which abolished slavery in the United States. But the...
On the eve of Oscar voting, we asked three academy members to let us peek at their ballots and tell us, anonymously, who they're voting for and why. Here's what they had to say: OSCARS 2013: Full Coverage PRODUCERS BRANCH: This 40ish Oscar nominee...
Hollywood director David O. Russell took a meeting this week to talk about a movie. But the man in the room with him wasn't a studio executive or an actor hoping for a role — he was Vice President Joe Biden. Russell met Biden and spoke on the...
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