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Tuesday, October 9, 2012

Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter


Producer Tim Burton and Director Timur Bekmambetov’s
Thrilling Look at the Secret Life of Abraham Lincoln Wields its Axe onto
Blu-ray(TM) 3D, Blu-ray(TM) and DVD October 23

Includes Exclusive Animated Graphic Novel and
Loaded With Never-Before-Seen Killer Content

My husband is a huge horror movie fan. When we saw the preview for Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter he couldn't wait for it to come out. Even though I don't typically go for horror movies like he does, I gave this one a try. We were surprised to find that it was just as much an action film as it was a horror film. It doesn't take itself too seriously, but it also doesn't go for the comedy angle either. It meshes all the actual historical high points such as Lincoln's marriage to Todd, the death of his son, his ascension to office, and his rivalry with Douglas with the traditional theme you find in vampire movies. Overall it is well made, well acted, and above all, it's fun. I can honestly say we were fully engaged and entertained watching this movie. 

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LOS ANGELES, CA. (September 12th, 2012) –The election season is about to get a whole lot bloodier as a historical legend throws his hat into the ring in ABRAHAM LINCOLN: VAMPIRE HUNTER, arriving on Blu-ray(TM)3D, Blu-ray(TM) and DVD October 23 from Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment. A citizen by day and a hunter by night, this action-packed film with cutting-edge visual effects shows the Lincoln you know – with one additional quality of which you were unaware….until now.

ABRAHAM LINCOLN: VAMPIRE HUNTER explores the secret life of Abraham Lincoln before he became President, and the untold story that shaped our nation. Visionary filmmakers Tim Burton (Dark Shadows) and Timur Bekmambetov (Wanted) bring a fresh and visceral voice to the bloodthirsty lore of the vampire, imagining Lincoln as history's greatest hunter of the undead.

Based on the New York Times Best Selling novel by Seth Grahame-Smith, ABRAHAM LINCOLN: VAMPIRE HUNTER stars Benjamin Walker (Flags of Our Fathers), Dominic Cooper (Captain America: The First Avenger), Anthony Mackie (The Adjustment Bureau), Mary Elizabeth Winstead (Scott Pilgrim vs. The World) and Rufus Sewell (The Tourist). The Blu-ray(TM) 3D and Blu-ray(TM) are loaded with killer content and hard action, including an exclusive never-before-scene animated graphic novel prequel about the origins of vampires in the U.S.A. Prebook is September 12.

ABRAHAM LINCOLN: VAMPIRE HUNTER 3-Disc Blu-ray(TM) 3D & 2-Disc Blu-ray(TM) Special Features 
 The Great Calamity Graphic Novel 
 Audio Commentary with Writer Seth Grahame-Smith 
 The Making of Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter 
 Dark Secrets: Book to Screen 
 On the Set: Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter 
 Vampire Hunting: Fight Choreography 
 The Art of Transformation: Make-Up Effects 
 A Visual Feast: Timur Bekmambetov’s Visual Style 
 “Powerless” Music Video by Linkin Park

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  1. I was also surprised by how good the action was in this movie, although it did get a little crazy sometimes. I know that we are already firmly in the realm of fantasy with a vampire fighting Abe, but the action was simply unbelievable at times. That being said it is very entertaining if you don’t try and think about it too much. I skipped this movie in theaters because it just looked ridiculous, but I decided to rent it after a coworker at DISH recommended it to me. I added it to my blockbuster @Home queue online, and it came in the mail today. I am glad that I waited to rent it because it was a lot cheaper than seeing it in theaters, and I don’t think that this is one of those must see movies. I was by no means a bad movie, but it could have been so much more with a little more devotion to the historical part of the movie.

  2. The title caught my eye then I saw it is a Tim Burton film and I usually enjoy his films.Thanks for the post,I wasn't sure if I was going to see it but now I probably will!