sake of not having to write the same intro a million
different ways throughout the rest of time, just know that
this column avoids the overly long and sometimes dull
process of full film reviews and instead opts to break
things down based on what I thought going in, what happened
while I was there and what I learned at the end of it all.
Hope that's OK.
Breakdown - Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter
Director Timur Bekmambetov (Wanted) takes his slick
ways and applies them to the adaptation of Abraham
Lincoln: Vampire Hunter. Some people are excited.
Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter isnít a terrible
film, but I wouldnít exactly call it a winner either. The
first 20-30 minutes are pretty rough as everything on the
screen struggles to find any sort of rhythm, and then when
things finally do get going the silliness of it all is so
massive that your brain goes directly into auto-mock mode.
Oh well. At least they gave it a shot, I suppose. By the
way, Benjamin Walker is solid as the lead, and thereís an
action scene based around horses thatís so random and
bizarre that itís almost worth the price of admission. Just
remember to matinee it and save a few bucks, as itís not
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