For years now I’ve heard about Spielberg’s “Lincoln project,” and for years now I have been glad every time he has past it up to move on to some other movie. Why is this you ask?
It is not because of the all-too-chic pastime among cinephiles to disparage the super-director of his just due. In my book, Spielberg is unarguably one of the all time greatest directors in the history of the medium, and this is one of the few arguments in film that I believe can be made on an objective level. My lack of enthusiasm then was caused by what I perceive to be the man’s strengths and weaknesses, for as great as an auteur may be, they all have things they excel at and they all have aspects they struggle with.
In skimming his filmography, delineating between his hits, misses, and in-betweens, it is »
- Christopher Lominac
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