Lincoln/Shaker Square/Larchmere Tavern

 

Rating of 93% on Rotten Tomatoes  Thanks in part to a phenomenal performance from Daniel Day-Lewis, Lincoln is a witty, dignified portrait of the American icon that immerses the audience in its world and entertains even as it informs.

 

7:05 Shaker Square Cinema(approx. time)

Meet us in the lobby about 15 minutes ahead of time or look for the group inside the theater or meet us afterward not too far from the ticket office.

9:15 Dinner/Discussion at Larchmere Tavern on Larchmere Blvd., after the movie. Time is approximate.

Larchmere Tavern: 13051 Larchmere Boulevard

                   Shaker Hts OH 44120   

******If you cannot find us in the lobby of the movie theater after the movie, please proceed  to the restaurant.********

 

SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS:

Synopsis: A revealing drama that focuses on the 16th President's tumultuous final months in office. In a nation divided by war and the strong winds of change, Lincoln pursues a course of action designed to end the war, unite the country and abolish slavery. With the moral courage and fierce determination to succeed, his choices during this critical moment will change the fate of generations to come.

Rated: PG-13
Advisory: for an intense scene of war violence, some images of carnage and brief strong language
Running time: 120 minutes
Release date: 11/16/2012
Director: Steven Spielberg
Starring:    Daniel Day-Lewis   Sally Field   Jackie Earle Haley   Tommy Lee Jones   Joseph Gordon-Levitt
Genre: Drama
Distributor: Dreamworks Pictures
Official website: http://www.thelincolnmovie.com

REVIEWS

For a man so funny, so vital, so literally larger than life, "Lincoln" remains a Daguerreotype - careful, quiet and dully framed.

Day-Lewis's Lincoln is the spiritual center of the film, but he's ringed by a multitudinous cast of characters.



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  • Jims

    Movie was very thoughtful and brought to life the story behind the push to abolish slavery

    November 18, 2012

  • Susan

    Very interesting movie. Performances by Jones and Lewis exceptional. Lively discussion afterwards.

    November 18, 2012

  • Drew

    All the elements of the film were top notch, as Spielberg concentrates on the political nature of Lincoln passing the 13th Amendment in the final days of the Civil War. And yes, Daniel Day Lewis is worth the price of admission.

    November 18, 2012

  • A former member
    A former member

    Enjoyed Daniel Day-Lewis' performance and chatting afterwards.

    November 18, 2012

  • Renu

    Interesting film, good time later. Susan, good job and thanks for organizing.

    November 18, 2012

  • Lynda

    Good movie / fun night out with friends.

    November 18, 2012

  • A former member
    A former member

    Where are you buying your ticket online? Can someone please post the website?

    November 17, 2012

    • Susan

      Cleveland Cinemas.com

      November 17, 2012

    • A former member
      A former member

      thanks!

      November 17, 2012

  • A former member
    A former member

    Yes, thank you Drew - I just bought my ticket too.

    November 17, 2012

  • Drew

    Having this showing sell out is not beyond the realm of possibilities. I just bought my ticket online to be safe.

    November 17, 2012

  • David

    I just saw this tonight. I see that reservations are closed. Let me know if anyone cancels and it is still possible to add one for both the movie and dinner.

    Thank you.

    November 16, 2012

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