ReThink Review: Lincoln - The Perfect Film for the Post-Election Hangover?
- For many people, the last thing they want after finally seeing the end of months of election coverage is to go to a movie theater -- the mecca of escapism -- and see a m...
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This nine-part series is the work that made documentarian Ken Burns a household name. Burns uses contemporary cinematography in addition to thousands of archival photographs, paintings and newspaper images set to music to teach people about the Civil War. A number of well-known actors and actresses lend their voices to the production as they read contemporary quotes from historical figures, including Abraham Lincoln and Stonewall Jackson.