Daniel Day Lewis is great as Lincoln; and Janusz Kaminski's cinematography is the best thing that ever happened to Steven Spielberg. 250 minutes...
Maggie Gyllenhaal is adorable, as usual, in Tanya Fox's feminist period piece about the invention of the electromechanical vibrator: yes! http://www.sonyclassics.com/hysteria/
Romance, poetry, biopic period piece, Goethe: yes.