Tag: Abraham Lincoln
‘Racist’ flag dispute reopens America’s scars
The Confederate battle flag was the symbol of the pro-slavery states in the American Civil War. Yet it still flies from official buildings today — but not for much longer, perhaps.
‘Mad’ method wins actor a place among the stars
When Daniel Day-Lewis won his record-breaking third Oscar for Best Actor, a Hollywood legend was born. Is his famously eccentric devotion to ‘method acting’ the secret to his success?
Controversy rages over movies ‘based on truth’
From slavery to politics to war, the latest blockbusters are dominated by real-life characters and events. But what happens when truth overlaps with commercial movie-making?