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Old 05-10-2013, 13:54
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New take on this due out in January. Looks to me that they turn the monster into some sort of superhero

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Old 05-10-2013, 13:58
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Looks quite interesting! An unusual take on a classic horror film character. So silly it might even be good.
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Old 05-10-2013, 14:06
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It looks absolute shite.

"I'm already dead" - Aaron Eckhart ponders his career.
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Old 05-10-2013, 15:26
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Why would Adam want to protect humans when it's the humans that killed him in the original story? But I'm willing to give it a chance as I liked Stuart Beattie's 30 Days of Night and Collateral.

It's rather disconcerting that Aaron looks a bit like Christopher Lambert in this trailer, which is not a good thing as I associate Lambert with wooden acting.
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Old 05-10-2013, 18:02
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Its strange seeing the Frankenstein character in a Fantasy setting, rather than a Sci-fi or Horror one. I must same the trailer did look familiar to other film trailers i've seen in recent years but it had something about it. I'll ponder whether its worth seeing nearer to the release date.
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Old 05-10-2013, 21:06
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I feel very indifferent after watching the trailer for I Frankinstein as it looked very average.It reminded me of something and then popped up the fact that its by the producers of Underworld.Its very similar in style to Underworld and that's a bad thing in my books!
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Old 06-10-2013, 02:24
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It looks pretty decent.

Van Helsing and Underworld mixed together.
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Old 06-10-2013, 20:21
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Looks about as good as Abraham Lincoln, Vampire Hunter. Enough said!
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Old 07-10-2013, 00:42
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The main appeal of this type of movie is to the young male audience. Similar kind of thing to Underworld but sadly lacking Kate Beckinsale, and I fear that it may not do as well as hoped.
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Old 08-10-2013, 20:03
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What kind of first name is ','? Or is it his middle name and his first name is Ian or Igor or something?
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Old 09-10-2013, 00:12
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What kind of first name is ','? Or is it his middle name and his first name is Ian or Igor or something?
I can't resist asking: Were you serious? In case you were, it's an old-fashioned (and rather pompous) self-reference. Probably originated with "I, Dracula". It's usually an implication that there's a proclamation coming up, e.g. "I, Takae, shall slay you tonight." On the other hand, the comma could very well be his middle name. I don't think so, though.

For what it's worth, Frankenstein is the surname of a (nutty) doctor who created the Creature, but in this film, the Creature has a name: Adam Frankenstein (Adam is probably taken from Adam and Eve, and Frankenstein from his creator). So it may be him saying "I, Frankenstein" to someone, but it could be his doctor who may say it to the Creature. Who knows?
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Old 09-10-2013, 00:30
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^ I imagine it was Robert Graves' I, Claudius novel that popularized the whole I, thing.
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Old 09-10-2013, 00:45
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^ I imagine it was Robert Graves' I, Claudius novel that popularized the whole I, thing.
I did wonder, but a quick Google search revealed that Dracula (1931) was created before I, Claudius (1934). This still surprises me, actually. I do think that "I, Claudius" is hell a lot more famous than "I, Dracula", though.
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Old 09-10-2013, 08:50
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It looks pretty decent.

Van Helsing and Underworld mixed together.
I agree with the second part. Not the 1st. "Decent"
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Old 09-10-2013, 10:17
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I did wonder, but a quick Google search revealed that Dracula (1931) was created before I, Claudius (1934). This still surprises me, actually. I do think that "I, Claudius" is hell a lot more famous than "I, Dracula", though.
I Pagliacci was 1892
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Old 09-10-2013, 12:44
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I agree with the second part. Not the 1st. "Decent"
I have bad taste in movies, ok? I tend to like movies that the majority don't.

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Old 23-01-2014, 20:23
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This is out 29th January.

Looks exciting enough from the trailers & it's relatively short, so it looks like it will be a high octane film.
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Old 27-01-2014, 21:05
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Opening weekend DISTASTER just $8.3m (£6m)

http://www.theguardian.com/film/film...-aaron-eckhart

http://www.forbes.com/sites/scottmen...de-along-tops/

Can't say I'm at all surprised. A buff "monster", REALLY!!!!

I couldn't even be bothered watching the trailer in full.
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Old 03-02-2014, 01:36
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I went to see this film as Ive got a Unlimited card and I didn't think it could be as bad as the reviews have said.However I was wrong as it was terrible with boring action scenes and awful dialogue!

It was a bad Underworld copy which in my book is not a good thing as I didn't like the Underworld films either!

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Old 03-02-2014, 01:42
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The plot was a load of clichés stitched together (pun intended), the script was clunky and cringe inducing at times. The science would have been more accurate if Ken Dodd had burst into the lab insisting that his Tickle Stick would bring corpses back to life. While some of the acting was actually pretty good, others ranged from hammy to wooden. The only characters to evoke any kind of emotional reaction are two minor gargoyles (Keziah and Ophir who had obvious & lovely chemistry from the start).

And Adam's affections for his obvious love interest are kinda creepy delusional especially as she offered to re-animate a corpse for him. Honestly fella's - if a girl offers to re-animate a corpse for you, she isn't that into you.

BUT none of that mattered - a visual feast with some amazing CGI - the gargoyle transformations were fantastic and the battles breath taking. The fight scenes were well done. It was very comic book (being based on a graphic novel) but I like that. And to be fair, every time I thought to myself 'Gaping Plot Hole' there swiftly followed some exposition nicely filling in said plot hole. The pace rarely dipped and neither me nor my 12 year old son were ever bored.

While not challenging, It held together well and certainly entertained.

And Aaron Eckhart takes his shirt off And Jai Courtney is fit as all f**k Seriously. the man is insanely attractive. Looking buffer than when he was in Spartacus if that's possible And 'Sarah' from Chuck was in it with a passable English accent Bill Nighy is always worth a turn.

If you need a challenging plot or tight script - don't go see it.

If you like a visual feast, beautiful people & fast paced action definately give it a go.
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Old 04-02-2014, 01:07
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If you like a visual feast, beautiful people & fast paced action definately give it a go.
I think based on what you've said, and the trailer, I will probably give this a whirl. I love fast paced action movies, and I love visually stunning movies too, and this sounds like both of that rolled into one. So I shall bite the bullet and grab it on blu-ray when it comes out (hate going to the cinema you see!).
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Old 04-02-2014, 12:25
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Went to see this last night and really enjoyed it
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Old 08-02-2014, 17:02
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Well so far its the worst film Ive seen this year!
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Old 08-05-2014, 08:39
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watched this last night. even watched it in 3D as well ..

it was actually better than i expected because it was paced fairly well. wasn't bogged down by character development or exposition and always had some form of action going on which held my interest.

The problem was, it was utterly devoid of any excitement or any emotional connection with anyone or anything.

It was all very "meh" and I can certainly see why it tanked.
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Old 08-05-2014, 10:32
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It looks pretty decent.

Van Helsing and Underworld mixed together.
I don't actually mind them, as long as you accept them as the cheese that they are. I mean there are worse things than looking at Kate Beckinsale in tight leather costumes.
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