Spielberg’s Address: ‘Lincoln’ trailer premiere

Half a score years ago, eminent actor and shoemaking enthusiast Daniel Day-Lewis starred as the ruthless-yet-charismatic Bill the Butcher in Martin Scorcese’s urban epic, “Gangs of New York.” In that film, he cursed, cut and conspired his way through the slums of 1860s’ New York — culminating in the 1863
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Of Time and the City

In the wake of the September 11 attacks, New York City filmmakers Martin Scorsese and Spike Lee crafted vivid tributes to a wounded metropolis.

Fifteen months after the destruction of the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001, New York City was reborn in glorious fashion on celluloid. It took a pair of feature films from two of the city’s most influential filmmakers to do it. The first, Queens native Martin Scorsese’s “Gangs of
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