Film Actually Ep096 – Abraham Lincoln Vampire Hunter

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This week we review the new film “Abraham Lincoln Vampire Hunter”, look at What We’ve Been Watching, Josh tells us about the latest from his Bargain Basement and deliver a brand new Lists of Five – Five Historical Figures That Have Had Their History Re-Written. Film Actually is the official movie podcast of geekactually.com.

Hosts: David McVay, Josh Philpott & Richard Gray

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What We’ve Been Watching

A collection of other things we’ve been watching this week including Aaron Sorkin’s The Newsroom, Hit and Run, Dragonslayer, The Devil & Max Devlin and the animated TV series Black Dynamite. Plus Josh’s Bargain Basement – this week, Pathology.

Feature Film Review

‘Abraham Lincoln Vampire Hunter’ directed by Timur Bekmambetov and written by Seth Grahame-Smith based on his novel. It stars Benjamin Walker, Dominic Cooper, Anthony Mackie, Mary Elizabeth Winsted and Rufus Sewell.

Abraham Lincoln, the 16th President of the United States, discovers vampires are planning to take over the United States. He makes it his mission to eliminate them. Source: IMDB

Watch the trailer here: http://trailers.apple.com/trailers/fox/abrahamlincolnvampirehunter/

 Lists of Five

This week our Lists of Five: Five Historical Figures That Have Had Their History Re- Written. Abraham Lincoln hunting vampires? What other real people have had their histories ret-conned? Here are five more.
Just a reminder, because we never like to just make things easy on ourselves, our lists are not necessarily top five lists, they are more or a less a list of film recommendations within the theme of the list.

The Rest…

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We are closing the show with a track from the score to “Abraham Lincoln Vampire Hunter” by Henry Jackman.

The opening clip is from “The Lost Boys”.

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