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Despite a monumental performance by Daniel Day-Lewis, Spielberg's film has a fussed-over theatricality that's hard to escape.
"...entertainment or, alternately, a fussed-over theatricality. Minute to minute, Lincoln moves between these extremes...."

Nov. 16, 2012 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter
Who knew our beloved president also worked the graveyard shift? This capable rewrite of American history delivers its splatter with a straight face.
"...and some rather spectacular sequences of third-act carnage. Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter is, in a word, a hoot, and..."

June 22, 2012 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

The Lincoln Lawyer
Matthew McConaughey is the titular lawyer who lands a high-profile case after a career spent defending dirtbags.
" by Michael Connelly, takes its name from the Lincoln Town Car that criminal defense attorney Mickey Haller (McConaughey)..."

March 25, 2011 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Mayor's Book Club Befriends Lincoln
Our 2016 read is Stephen Harrigan's A Friend of Mr. Lincoln
"...eventually became the 16th president: A Friend of Mr. Lincoln by Stephen Harrigan...."

May 2, 2016 Arts Post by Robert Faires

ACL Review: Lincoln Durham
Post-blues tug of war between God and the Satan
"...has it you’re all heathens and sinners, ACL,” cracked Lincoln Durham late into his noontime set in the Tito’s..."

Oct. 8, 2016 Music Post by Raoul Hernandez

Stephen Harrigan on A Friend of Mr. Lincoln
The Austin writer reveals the vision behind his portrait of the 16th president as a young man in his new novel
" a log cabin. Wedded to Mary Todd. The Lincoln-Douglas debates. The Emancipation Proclamation. The Gettys­burg Address. The 16th..."

Jan. 29, 2016 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Stephen Harrigan's A Friend of Mr. Lincoln
Stephen Harrigan's A Friend of Mr. Lincoln gives us an ambitious, impetuous president-to-be we grow close to
"...Oh, Lincoln, what have you done now?..."

Dec. 30, 2016 Arts Review by Robert Faires

Letters at 3AM: Did Abraham Lincoln Deserve a Second Term?
In 1864, Lincoln would have seemed more in favor of war than peace
"...Republican Abraham Lincoln carried 22 of the 25 states loyal to the..."

Dec. 14, 2012 Column by Michael Ventura

U.S. Sen. Blanche Lincoln for President
"...thinking about the 2008 presidential election. U.S. Sen. Blanche Lincoln of Arkansas is not on the radar of most..."

July 19, 2005 Postmarks

Republicans No Longer Party of Lincoln
" not the same progressive Republican Party that Abraham Lincoln led in 1863. Lincoln's party quickly ended slavery in..."

July 26, 2004 Postmarks

Lincoln, NEone?
WFTDA announces locations for 2010 regionals, Texies plan for boot camp
"...Bay, Wis. South Central Region: No Coast Derby Girls, Lincoln, Neb. West Region: Sacred City Derby Girls, Sacramento, Calif...."

Dec. 2, 2009 Sports Post by Richard Whittaker

Need Another Reason to Hate Wal-Mart and Lincoln Property?
Northcross redevelopment knocks out popular early voting site
"...some point anyway. But I'd be more accepting if Lincoln had proposed a good redevelopment for my neighborhood instead..."

Feb. 15, 2008 News Post by Lee Nichols

WWLD (What Would Lincoln Do)?
"...face not only to Democrats, but to old-school Republicans. Lincoln must be rolling over in his grave!..."

April 11, 2005 Postmarks

Goofy Guys, Lonely Ladies, Dangerous Dancers - and Abe Lincoln?

Aug. 13, 2002 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Developer Not Making Good on Wal-Mart Moratorium?
Responsible Growth for Northcross says Lincoln no Honest Abe
"...Responsible Growth for Northcross sent out a press release, "Lincoln Property Company Breaks Pledge to Suspend Activities at Proposed..."

Jan. 5, 2007 News Post by Wells Dunbar

The Delta
"...statement. In the center of Sachs' ambitious muddle is Lincoln Bloom (Gray), a well-off Memphis teen with major sexual..."

Nov. 28, 1997 Movie Review by Russell Smith

The Apparition
A supernatural presence is released during a college experiment.
"...Directed by: Todd Lincoln. Starring: Ashley Greene, Sebastian Stan, Tom Felton, Julianna Guill,..."

Aug. 31, 2012 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

RG4N Questions City's Legal Wisdom
Anti-Wal-Mart group wants to know why city hired outside legal staff in Northcross case.
" the filing of a second site plan by Lincoln Properties, as well as the initiation of negotiations with..."

Feb. 21, 2007 News Post by Wells Dunbar

Record Reviews
Abbey Lincoln
"...Orleans, she apprenticed with two jazz icons, vocalist Abbey Lincoln and bassist Dave Holland. Nearly two decades later, the..."

April 2, 1999 Music Review

RG4N to Sue City Today
Responsible Growth for Northcross files a lawsuit today against the city of Austin and Lincoln Property Co., asserting that the city's Tuesday approval of a second site plan for the redevelopment of Northcross Mall was illegal.
"...its lawsuit today against the city of Austin and Lincoln Property Co., asserting that the city's Tuesday approval of..."

June 28, 2007 News Post by Katherine Gregor

RG4N's 11th-Hour Gamble
RG4n wants a third party to reconcile their Northcross plans with the developer's.
"...third party to facilitate their beef with Wal-Mart developers Lincoln Property to head off the threat of a lawsuit...."

March 27, 2007 News Post by Wells Dunbar

Breaking: Second Lawsuit Filed Against Northcross Wal-Mart
Allandale Neighborhood Association joins in the legal battle against the supercenter at Northcross.
"...filed a lawsuit against the city of Austin and Lincoln Property Co. alleging that the city’s site plan approval..."

July 3, 2007 News Post by Katherine Gregor

Adding Wal-Mart to the Agenda
RG4N wants City Council to put Wal-Mart on the agenda next week
"...Growth for Northcross (RG4N) requests that City Council place Lincoln Property Company's second Northcross site plan application on the..."

May 10, 2007 News Post by Wells Dunbar

More on RG4N's Northcross Lawsuit
More details on the RG4N suit filed today.

June 28, 2007 News Post by Wells Dunbar

Light It Up
"...something or other (we're never told, exactly) at distressed Lincoln High School in Queens. Not that you can tell..."

Nov. 12, 1999 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

RG4N Trial: Thursday Morning
"I sue for the trees, for the trees have no lawyers!"
" city staff didn't follow proper procedures in approving Lincoln Property's building permit and city staffers continuing to reply..."

Nov. 15, 2007 News Post by Lee Nichols

RG4N Testimony Continues Today
Northcross neighbors continue to plead their case
"...Barton Springs and other Austin water issues, said that Lincoln Property Co.’s site plan to build a Wal-Mart on..."

Nov. 14, 2007 News Post by Lee Nichols

Dao Strom and Elvia Padilla-Medal, front women for All Night Lincoln
"..."Music, kids, writing, and reading." Their band, All Night Lincoln, is named for Dao's son, Lincoln. Elvia is just..."

Sept. 12, 2003 Books Feature by Kate Cantrill

Death of a Nation
Dinesh D'Souza, at it again, in another propaganda exercise
"...posits a thesis statement that compares Republican president Abraham Lincoln with our current commander in chief, Donald Trump. That..."

Aug. 3, 2018 Movie Review by Josh Kupecki

Woody is a man of few words who might not be all there, but Bruce Dern is all there and that's more than good enough for us.
" him from their home in Billings, Mont., to Lincoln, Neb., where Woody is convinced a $1 million prize..."

Nov. 29, 2013 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

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