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Scrap Irony
05-28-2012, 05:35 PM
Anyone else excited?

Part of me loves the parody of Lincoln's papers, and part of me wants to see really lazy students in US History class, discussing "history".

reds1869
05-28-2012, 05:48 PM
I'm very excited. The book was a riot and practically begged to be made into a movie.

RedsBaron
05-30-2012, 01:05 PM
I hope the movie is good. I have gone to some movies just because the title made me laugh, such as "Snakes on a Plane" and "Cowboys and Aliens." Unfortunately those movies often turned out to be disappointing.

LoganBuck
06-10-2012, 11:48 PM
Emancipated the slaves, Eradicated the Vampires

Degenerate39
06-11-2012, 06:57 AM
Tim Burton is producing it so I will not see it. I refuse to help any movie in the box office that he's attached to

757690
06-11-2012, 07:56 AM
I would rather watch the Cubs win the World Series. Looks beyond insufferable from the trailer. And I actually like the title.

919191
06-11-2012, 09:02 AM
Sometimes I like historical movies.

westofyou
06-11-2012, 11:07 AM
I would rather watch the Cubs win the World Series. Looks beyond insufferable from the trailer. And I actually like the title.

Nothing screams I have no ideas more than inserting the undead into a story

Yawn

reds1869
06-11-2012, 11:59 AM
Nothing screams I have no ideas more than inserting the undead into a story

Yawn

The book is really quite wonderful, though. The author has made quite a living off of this type of thing. Android Karenina, Pride and Prejudice with Zombies, Sense and Sensibility with Seasmonsters are all pretty entertaining lighthearted romps. Abraham Lincoln Vampire Hunter is a tad more serious so I'm skeptical of how the movie will play out, but the book is pretty skilled in the way history and fiction are woven together.

westofyou
06-11-2012, 12:13 PM
You just named all the books I was thinking of prior

I get the genre and if anyone likes it that's fine with me, just not my style at all

reds1869
06-11-2012, 02:35 PM
You just named all the books I was thinking of prior

I get the genre and if anyone likes it that's fine with me, just not my style at all

I totally get that. My wife is obsessed with modern vampire novels (Anita Blake etc.) but I just don't enjoy them at all. She can't stand my baseball and history books so we're even there. Varitey is the spice of life I suppose.

By the way, I misspoke in my previous post. Android Karenina is by a different author.

RichRed
06-11-2012, 03:13 PM
I think the planned sequel, "Millard Fillmore: Werewolf Appeaser," is a sign that the genre may have outlived his usefulness.

Outrider
06-12-2012, 11:42 AM
I don't understand the attraction of vampire movies in general, but the Millard Filmore comment is priceless!

Dom Heffner
06-14-2012, 09:45 AM
Tim Burton is producing it so I will not see it. I refuse to help any movie in the box office that he's attached to

You are depriving Helena Bonham Carter and Johnny Depp of their retirement....

Raisor
06-15-2012, 01:51 PM
I have decided that this is non-fiction.

Chip R
06-15-2012, 03:59 PM
I have decided that this is non-fiction.

"I donít care what Jim says, that is not Benjamin Franklin. I am 99% sure."

- Dwight Schrute

improbus
06-15-2012, 06:52 PM
A friend of mine wrote a comic book about 10 years ago that is salons similar lines. It involves Teddy Roosevelt and the ghost of Thomas Edison fighting Jorge Hitler (Hitlers Argentinian descendant). Check out Tales From the Bully Pulpit on Xcomics. He is also writing the newest Tick comics. End of plug for friend.

reds1869
06-22-2012, 11:08 AM
For the 8-Bit gamers among you, I present the fake video game tie-in. :lol:

http://www.gameinformer.com/b/news/archive/2012/06/21/abraham-lincoln-vampire-hunter-gets-a-video-of-a-fake-tie-in-video-game.aspx

Johnny Footstool
06-22-2012, 02:41 PM
This might be the first time that the Asylum-produced knockoff is actually better than the big-studio version.

http://www.dreadcentral.com/reviews/abraham-lincoln-vs-zombies-2012

Degenerate39
07-04-2012, 03:43 PM
Been without power for almost a week so my friend and I went to the theater in the next city and watched movies all day. We watched this one and it was actually decent.

919191
07-04-2012, 07:13 PM
To those of you who have seen this- my 14 yera old son wants to see it. I know it is rated R, but I am somewhat lenient about that. In your opinion, would it be ok for him to see it?

Degenerate39
07-04-2012, 07:18 PM
To those of you who have seen this- my 14 yera old son wants to see it. I know it is rated R, but I am somewhat lenient about that. In your opinion, would it be ok for him to see it?

Really little to no curse words. Some CGI violence but that's about it. I think it'd be okay

Chip R
07-05-2012, 12:51 AM
To those of you who have seen this- my 14 yera old son wants to see it. I know it is rated R, but I am somewhat lenient about that. In your opinion, would it be ok for him to see it?

It's OK if he likes crappy movies.

camisadelgolf
07-05-2012, 01:38 AM
I just saw it. It's one of the worst movies I've seen in a long time. The actor who played Abe Lincoln did a decent job, but pretty much everything else about the movie was bad. The action was lame; the dialogue was unintentionally cheesy; the graphics and visuals were mediocre. More than anything, the writing was pathetic. It was silly in a sad way.