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Thread: Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter (Timur Bekmambetov)

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    Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter (Timur Bekmambetov)

    ABRAHAM LINCOLN: VAMPIRE HUNTER

    Director: Timur Bekmambetov

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    Yeah, this movie... well, it was something! It was totally ridiculous, and truly a terrible movie, but my god was it fun. So yeah, fun factor does it again with this one.

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    Four stars for a terrible movie?
    The Night of the Hunted (Rollin, 1980) **1/2
    The Demoniacs (Rollin, 1974) **
    First Man (Chazelle, 2018) ***
    A Star is Born (Cooper, 2018) ***
    A Simple Favor (Feig, 2018) **1/2
    Mandy (Cosmatos, 2018) **1/2
    The Three Musketeers (Niblo, 1921) **
    Chi-Raq (Lee, 2015) ***1/2
    The Headless Woman (Martel, 2008) ***
    Searching (Chaganty, 2018) **

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    Yeah, it's not a four star movie, but that's just my interpretation of how the star rating works on here. I think of three stars as just a mild vote either way, but my yay for this isn't a mild one. It was terrible, but not in a way that ever made me dislike the movie. So bad, it's good, basically.

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    I'll be seeing this tomorrow. Normally I would wait for dollar theater for this type.

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    We need half stars btw :P

    Anyways this movie looks hilarious in a really bad way. Sounds like a good rental to view with friends, booze in hand, just so you can all make fun of a movie titled "Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter."

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    Quote Quoting Spinal (view post)
    Four stars for a terrible movie?
    Four stars and seven beers ago, it was terrible.
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    I have seen some mentally challenged films in my day, but good grief. 'Rediculous' isn't a strong enough word.

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    Quote Quoting Skitch (view post)
    I have seen some mentally challenged films in my day, but good grief. 'Rediculous' isn't a strong enough word.
    Some would say it's not even a word! :P

    I'm finding it hard to get any sort of consensus on whether people aren't really liking this because it's a bit too intentionally silly and fails to hold much weight, or it takes itself way too seriously and doesn't have enough fun with its premise as a result. I've heard both responses for it, but I guess it just comes down to what people actually wanted or expected going in.
    BlacKkKlansman (Lee, 2018) – **** / 9.1
    Murder On The Orient Express (Branagh, 2017) – ***½ / 8.3
    Mission: Impossible – Fallout (McQuarrie, 2018) – ***½ / 8.8
    Blindspotting (Estrada, 2018) – ***½ / 8.4
    Leave No Trace (Granik, 2018) – ***½ / 8.6
    Eighth Grade (Burnham, 2018) – ***½ / 8.5
    Sorry To Bother You (Riley, 2018) – **** / 9.2
    Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom (Bayona, 2018) – **½ / 5.9
    2001: A Space Odyssey [in 70mm] (Kubrick, 1968) – **** / 10

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    it takes itself way too seriously and doesn't have enough fun with its premise as a result
    This, pretty much. I never would have imagined that a movie about Abraham Lincoln fighting vampires could be so...dull.

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    Quote Quoting Henry Gale (view post)
    Some would say it's not even a word! :P
    Yeah, yeah...I'm so bad at spelling.

    In my defense, it was 4 a.m....posted from my phone...after a few drinks...lol

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    Quote Quoting Skitch (view post)
    Yeah, yeah...I'm so bad at spelling.

    In my defense, it was 4 a.m....posted from my phone...after a few drinks...lol
    Haha it's alright. When people spell it like that, I tend to read it like "reeeediculous!", so in this case it sort of emphasized the tone of inconceivable you thought the movie was.
    BlacKkKlansman (Lee, 2018) – **** / 9.1
    Murder On The Orient Express (Branagh, 2017) – ***½ / 8.3
    Mission: Impossible – Fallout (McQuarrie, 2018) – ***½ / 8.8
    Blindspotting (Estrada, 2018) – ***½ / 8.4
    Leave No Trace (Granik, 2018) – ***½ / 8.6
    Eighth Grade (Burnham, 2018) – ***½ / 8.5
    Sorry To Bother You (Riley, 2018) – **** / 9.2
    Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom (Bayona, 2018) – **½ / 5.9
    2001: A Space Odyssey [in 70mm] (Kubrick, 1968) – **** / 10

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    It reeeeeeally was lol

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    Fun. Just like a Sommers movie.

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    I like a lot of the overall ideas in this, having vampires be this allegorical, immortal, all consuming evil in the world behind things like slavery, the way they play with the idea of turning within the Lincoln family, the call-back with Dominic Cooper at the end, and the action sequences tend to have a cool design to them (and if the CGI was better in places like the big horse stampede, it could have been really awesome instead of distractingly rubbery), but overall it just didn't all mesh together into an enjoyable movie to me.

    This is more of an interesting failure, and now I expect Spielberg's film to be a mostly uninteresting success.

    **½ / C+
    BlacKkKlansman (Lee, 2018) – **** / 9.1
    Murder On The Orient Express (Branagh, 2017) – ***½ / 8.3
    Mission: Impossible – Fallout (McQuarrie, 2018) – ***½ / 8.8
    Blindspotting (Estrada, 2018) – ***½ / 8.4
    Leave No Trace (Granik, 2018) – ***½ / 8.6
    Eighth Grade (Burnham, 2018) – ***½ / 8.5
    Sorry To Bother You (Riley, 2018) – **** / 9.2
    Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom (Bayona, 2018) – **½ / 5.9
    2001: A Space Odyssey [in 70mm] (Kubrick, 1968) – **** / 10

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    How disappointing. A movie like this shouldn't take itself so seriously. It doesn't have to be on the nose funny, but, it simply is too serious for its own good considering all the other vampire movies out there.

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    Quote Quoting number8 (view post)
    Four stars and seven beers ago, it was terrible.
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