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Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter Reviews

Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter

Overview


Genre :

Thriller, Horror

Release Date :

June 22, 2012

MPAA Rating :

R

Director :

Timur Bekmambetov

Starring :

Benjamin Walker, Dominic Cooper, Anthony Mackie, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Jimmi Simpson, Robin McLeavy, Rufus Sewell

REVIEWS RATE:  Critics  Not quite bad, but it's not recommended either.    Readers  Be the 1st!

“..watching this is like flipping channels randomly between a Masterpiece Theatre drama and a splatter film on Cinemax..”
by Richard Corliss [TIME Magazine]
2 of 4

“..this isn't "period" style; it's just sloppy..”
by Michael Phillips [Chicago Tribune]
“..the whole thing collapses into an incoherent mess..”
2.5 of 4

“..the concept of Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter is worthy of a good chuckle or two, but the execution proves that sometimes a clever title does not beget a production of equal value..”
by James Berardinelli [ReelViews]
1 of 5

“..never comes close to a metafictional trope that inspired or, for that matter, heartfelt; rather, it's content to wallow in its own high concept, which is already more than a little trite..”
by Glenn Kenny [MSN Movies]
1 of 4

“..joyless, deafening cinematic headache commits a different crime. It's a sin against entertainment..”
by Ty Burr [Boston Globe]
1.5 of 4

“..is almost no fun at all..”
by Peter Travers [Rolling Stone]
2 of 5

“..high-camp concept with a straight face, sucking all the fun out of a geeky romp and leaving behind an oddly joyless slog that rarely seems to be in on the joke of itself..”
by Barbara VanDenburgh [Arizona Republic]
“..credibly delivers the thrills and gore it promises, though it's ultimately too lightweight and conventional to merit either cult or classic status..”
by Justin Lowe [Hollywood Reporter]
“..a deft balance of silly, straight-faced and splattery..”
by Justin Chang [Variety]
2 of 4
Reviewed by Randy Myers [San Jose Mercury News]
Reviewed by Nick Pinkerton [Village Voice]

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