The Better Angels 2014

The Better Angels

Critics Consensus

Malick-inspired but not as inspired as Malick, The Better Angels muffles an interesting idea under ponderous execution.

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Abraham Lincoln's childhood in the harsh wilderness, and the hardships that shaped him.

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  • Feb 10, 2014
    Edwards doesn't even try to hide the obvious and unoriginal way that he emulates Malick's style, and he seems more concerned with creating a powerful meditative experience than offering any real insight into what shaped Lincoln in his childhood to become the man he would be.
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