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Monday, Nov. 12, 2012

Daniel Day-Lewis is unforgettable as Lincoln

 The Civil War marked one of the sharpest turning points in America’s story, and none of its leading figures looms higher in memory than Abraham Lincoln
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Meryl Streep Does Bertolt Brecht

By David Luhrssen
Meryl Streep is an actress of astonishing range, fully inhabiting characters in films as different as Sophie�s Choice and Mama Mia. In Theater of War, a documentary on the 2006 New York production of Mother Courage and Her Children, we watch as Streep rehearses her role as the title character�a cynical and tragically sympathetic profiteer in Bertolt Brecht�s play about the folly of war. Streep...