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Old 03-03-2010, 10:35 AM  
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Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter?!

At least that's a movie Hollywood will be making (http://www.imdb.com/news/ni1682066/). It's probably a risky attempt. But with Tim Burton involved, who knows?

Thoughts?
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Old 03-04-2010, 10:11 PM   #31
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It's funny how it ebbs and flows ... like the pulse of hot, living blood through a young virgin's veins.

There have been several pop culture "ups" ... when the first Dracula movie was made (the silent one - Nosferatu, maybe?) - that was huge, then about 15 years later when Bela Lugosi re-created the role, then about 40 years after that when Anne Rice's books started hitting the shelves, and now today.

The entire concept of Dracula is rich with ambiguity and symbolism ... especially of the highly sensual sort, so it makes sense that the idea will simply not die.

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Old 03-04-2010, 10:14 PM   #32
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No one saw this classic?

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Old 03-04-2010, 10:20 PM   #33
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You omitted the best Count Dracula of all, Mr. FAX,

Mr. CHRISTOPHER LEE
There is also the oddness of Klaus Kinski.

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Old 03-04-2010, 10:23 PM   #34
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No way it's as good as a black JFK and a fat Elvis hunting an ancient Egyptian soul sucker in a nursing home.
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Old 03-30-2011, 02:49 PM   #35
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Just an FYI.. this movie is currently being filmed in New Orleans... I know this for a fact because one of my good friends just told me he is on set for the next 3 months as the "data lab manager" for the film. Whatever the hell that is.
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Old 03-30-2011, 02:53 PM   #36
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This is one of the most fun books I've ever read. It's an easy read too, should make for a good movie.

Looks like most people in the thread don't realize that it was a book first....although this is a year old now.
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Old 03-30-2011, 02:54 PM   #37
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As a vampire, I find this movie HIGHLY offensive.
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Old 03-30-2011, 02:56 PM   #38
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This is one of the most fun books I've ever read. It's an easy read too, should make for a good movie.

Looks like most people in the thread don't realize that it was a book first....although this is a year old now.
don't know whether i'd go to the movie, but it was a very good book. one of my son's gave it to me and pretty much forced me to read it. i was surprised.
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Old 03-30-2011, 03:16 PM   #39
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I read the book about a year ago. Thought it was ok, interesting concept but the writer just didn't pull it off in my opinion. Though lots of people enjoyed the book.
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Old 03-30-2011, 10:48 PM   #40
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Timur Bekmambetov is an interesting talent.....hes the Russian guy who made the Nightwatch and Day Watch movies....then made Wanted a few years back.
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Old 02-13-2012, 12:23 PM   #41
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See Frankie, this is how you properly not do a repost.

The trailer is out now.

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Old 02-13-2012, 12:28 PM   #42
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I think there's a way to make a movie called "Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter" be good and that doesn't look like it.
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Old 02-13-2012, 12:31 PM   #43
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All the slow-mo action sequences were a bit too much for me.

When I read the book, I imagined all the fight scenes to be really gritty, not over-glorified like they are in the trailer.

I'm still going to see it because I loved the book. I'll give it a chance.
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Old 02-13-2012, 12:32 PM   #44
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See Frankie, this is how you properly not do a repost.

The trailer is out now.
The trailer shows a completed Washington Monument, but the monument wasn't complete until the 1880s. I don't know if this is a goof or if part of the movie takes place long after Lincoln's reported death.
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Old 02-13-2012, 12:35 PM   #45
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The trailer shows a completed Washington Monument, but the monument wasn't complete until the 1880s. I don't know if this is a goof or if part of the movie takes place long after Lincoln's reported death.
Did you read the book?

Spoiler!
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