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Subject: No! They've done it this time: Abe Lincoln, Vampire Hunter [YT] film rss

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Brian Morris
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Coase wrote:
The book is decent.

Movie looks good, but Burton has been very iffy lately, so we'll see. Probably the only movie this summer we'll actually go to see in the theater.


The book has a great concept but unfortunately the author's writing talent wasn't as good as his concept. What makes the book interesting however is how the author ties in a lot of Lincoln's real personal history with the vampire tale. You strip out the vampires and you are actually left with a good short Lincoln biography. I'm definitely going to see the film.

Not sure what you mean by Burton being iffy lately. He has been rather inactive in recent years. Since 2005 he's directed only 2 films. Alice in Wonderland and Sweeney Todd. Mind you you're likely thinking of Sweeney Todd which was pretty bad. Johnny Depp was a big mistake to cast as Todd. I was a huge fan of the Broadway musical and was really surprised at just how bad Depp was for that. If you only direct 2 films in 7 years a movie that bad shouldn't be one of them.
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mrbeankc wrote:
Coase wrote:
The book is decent.

Movie looks good, but Burton has been very iffy lately, so we'll see. Probably the only movie this summer we'll actually go to see in the theater.


The book has a great concept but unfortunately the author's writing talent wasn't as good as his concept. What makes the book interesting however is how the author ties in a lot of Lincoln's real personal history with the vampire tale. You strip out the vampires and you are actually left with a good short Lincoln biography. I'm definitely going to see the film.

Not sure what you mean by Burton being iffy lately. He has been rather inactive in recent years. Since 2005 he's directed only 2 films. Alice in Wonderland and Sweeney Todd. Mind you you're likely thinking of Sweeney Todd which was pretty bad. Johnny Depp was a big mistake to cast as Todd. I was a huge fan of the Broadway musical and was really surprised at just how bad Depp was for that. If you only direct 2 films in 7 years a movie that bad shouldn't be one of them.
But... I enjoyed Sweeney Todd. cry
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Didn't I see a "fan trailer" of this on YouTube a couple years ago? I thought that's what this thread was about.

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They did a trailer of sorts for the book a few years back. It had nothing to do with the film.
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