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Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter Review


Good
A riotous combination of rah-rah American patriotism and overwrought special effects nonsense, this cheeky bit of fantasy history is rather good fun. Yes, it's also completely ridiculous, but the visual flair and fast pace keep us happily entertained.

Young Abe Lincoln (Walker) is determined to get revenge against the sinister Barts (Czokas), who had something to do with his mother's death. But it turns out that Barts is immortal, so Abe's new friend Henry (Cooper) trains him in how to fight vampires. Meanwhile, Abe pursues a career in politics, marries Mary (Winstead) and discovers that the alpha vampire (Sewell) is using the Civil War as a cover for bloodsuckers to take over America. Along with his intrepid friends (Mackie and Simpson), Abe sets out to turn the tide at Gettysburg.

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Picture - Jim Lemley , Monday 18th June 2012

Jim Lemley Monday 18th June 2012 Twentieth Century Fox Presents The Premiere of Abraham Lincoln Vampire Hunter at AMC Loews Lincoln Square

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Picture - Jim Lemley and John Kelly , Monday 18th June 2012

Jim Lemley - Jim Lemley and John Kelly Monday 18th June 2012 Twentieth Century Fox Presents The Premiere of Abraham Lincoln Vampire Hunter at AMC Loews Lincoln Square

9 Review


Good
Inventively animated with a striking attention to detail, this offbeat thriller might have trouble finding an audience, as the sweet and scary elements sit rather awkwardly alongside each other. But it's still ambitious and engaging.

Number 9 (Wood) is a brave little creature who wakes up into a decimated city where meets the inventive 2 (Landau), who's promptly captured by a scary monster. Soon 9 finds a community led by conservative leader 1 (Plummer) with his muscly/dim bodyguard 8 (Tatasciore) and obsessive sketch artist 6 (Glover).

It's the friendly 5 (Reilly) who accompanies 9 to rescue 2, and along the way they meet swashbuckling 7 (Connolly) and bookish twins 3 and 4. Together they need to figure out how to stop a voracious soul-sucking machine.

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Invincible (2001, TV) Review


Unbearable
Looking for a wild, kung fu-infused, ass-kicking action movie?

Invincible is about as far from that as you can get.

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