Comment: Saw the movie, liked it

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Saw the movie, liked it

It's a wonderful cinematic experience. However, never, ever take a Hollywood movie as a history lesson. While there were a lot of historical details (Daniel Day Lewis got Lincoln's physical characteristics right, including the timbre of his voice and the gait of his walk), it is difficult for the average person to tell when the facts have been stretched or spun for the sake of the dramatic narrative.

It has made me resolve to read Goodwin and DiLorenzo at the same time. The comparison should be interesting.