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DVD: Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter (15)


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.