DVD: Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter (15)


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Vampires are so ubiquitous at the moment, you half expect one to emerge in Emmerdale.

Accordingly, we're all familiar now with the rules of the genre, so it's a little odd for this messy effort to ignore some of them – namely these neck biters (led by a bored-looking, underused Rufus Sewell) don't seem terribly bothered by sunlight. Abe Lincoln, according to this CGI-heavy tosh, was not only a canny speechwriter but an avid vampire slayer. Ben Walker makes a convincingly heroic Lincoln, but this is far too po-faced.