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Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter (review)

The best thing about this pile-on of pulpy historical pseudo revisionism: it works. Timur Bekmambetov treats it sincerely, but cheerfully so: the film isn’t without a subversively gentle sense of humor, yet it’s never so earnest that it stumbles over into cheese.

watch it: “Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter”

As related to today’s QOTD: This is a “trailer” for the new book Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter by Seth Grahame-Smith [Amazon U.S.] [Amazon Canada] [Amazon U.K.], which will be released soon. That’s interesting enough — trailers for books? neat — but it’s extra interesting because the Guardian is reporting that a movie is already in … more…

caption this! image from Shane Acker’s ‘9’

New fun for Wednesdays! We look at an image from an upcoming movie and write snarky, witty, or otherwise entertaining captions for it. No prizes, it’s just for fun. So here’s an early peek at Shane Acker’s 9, a feature-length adaptation of his own short film (which you can watch here), produced by Tim Burton … more…

trailer break: ‘9’

Take a break from work: watch a movie trailer… Finally! Someone has animated the apocalypse! Well, Wall-E came close, but that was more an abandonment than an apocalypse. Here it looks like we’ve got the real thing: the world is trashed (is that Notre Dame on fire in the middle of the trailer? aww, no…), … more…