Movie Review: Killing Lincoln (2013)

Some people were expecting the worst from National Geographic’s Killing Lincoln, for two reasons: Bill O’Reilly’s book of the same title was littered with inaccuracies, and the production team of Ridley and Tony Scott, along with director Adrian Moat, recently produced one of the most inept and historically insulting documentaries ever made, Gettysburg, back in…

Incredible Picture of Daniel Day-Lewis as Abraham Lincoln

If this does not get you excited for Steven Spielberg’s Lincoln, nothing will, and I would highly recommend you visit a doctor to have your pulse checked out and to see if your heart is still beating. No, this is not a Photoshop or digitized or colorized image of the real Abraham Lincoln, it is…

Viewing the Script of “Killing Lincoln”

Thanks to a source involved with the production of the Ridley & Tony Scott-produced documentary slated for a 2013 release on National Geographic titled Killing Lincoln, I was able to view the working script over the last couple of days so I could give an early opinion on what this special is going to be…

Colorized Photo of Abraham Lincoln Breathes New Life Into History

The colorization of black-and-white imagery has developed a bad stigma over the years, because more often than not, it damages the integrity of the original product. At some point or another, we have all seen a film from the 1930’s or 40’s and a laughably bad color-transfer that makes our eyes want to bleed. My…

On the Eve of the 150th Anniversary of the Civil War

I was originally going to put something up tomorrow, but with two classes and the NHL Playoffs rolling around, I wanted to write something now while I have time. For many of us, this anniversary will be a once in a lifetime commemoration, because some of us may not be around for the 200th! So…