The recent The Men Who Built America, was constructed upon the premise that a handful of wealthy, powerful men determined the course of the nation.
The film had its moments, including some poking fun at the original. Still, a good moment here or there cannot justify an otherwise dull movie.
Wranglers that worked with the animals had complained about the conditions, but their criticisms with the farm were reportedly ignored.
I doubted Spielberg's ability to pull off the dynamics and nuances of our 16th president and the times he lived in, yet, he did. "Lincoln" is his masterpiece