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Leiden 2018 Dispatch: International Favorites THUNDER ROAD, PROFILE and More Are Sure-Fire Crowd-Pleasers

The Leiden International Film Festival came to a close on Sunday November 11 but we were lucky enough to attend its final weekend, which was jam-packed with quality films. The festival, taking place in a college town in South Holland...

Fantasia 2018 Review: PROFILE Plays A Horrific Game With Online Identity

"You would never lie to me," asks Abu Bilel Al-Britani, a hunkish and charming Jihadi recruiter for ISIS, as he skypes from with Amy Whittaker in her South London flat. But we are well into the age of online 'Catfishing,' and Amy...

THE SPACE WALKER: Watch The Full Trailer For Bekmembatov Produced Space Adventure

A few years back I had the opportunity to spend a few days around Wanted director Timur Bekmambetov at a film festival and if I learned anything about the man in that time it's that he loves anything that flies....

Bekmambetov Produced FIRST TIME Chronicles The First Space Walk

On March 18, 1965 Russian cosmonaut Alexey Leonov conducted the first spacewalk in human history, exiting the Voskhod 2 capsule for twelve minutes while connected to his craft by a five meter long tether. The resulting shift in pressure caused...

Review: BEN-HUR Races Against Expectations

Vividly re-imagined, the new Ben-Hur is a lot of fun to watch, in part because it follows the outline of William Wyler's famed film while injecting fresh new elements. It's not a classic, by any means, but it certainly exceeds...

Watch The Striking Trailer For Bekmambetov Produced Fantasy Romance HE IS DRAGON

Wanted helmer Timur Bekmambetov has had a busy year as a producer. He had a hand in Toronto Midnight Madness hit Hardcore, for one, and now the trailer has arrived for a very slick fantasy romance targeting the Russian market...

Review: UNFRIENDED, When Social Media Becomes Anti-Social

Yikes. "HEY u guyz!!!" "Whazzz happening?!" "Nothing much." "O yuck!" "Hey, I think there's a mean and NASTY serial killer in the video chat room with us." "Get outta here!!!!!!!" "No, I'm serious!" "I am TOO, DUDE!" The above quotations...

Social Media Gets Nasty In UNFRIENDED Trailer

That social media is very frequently anti-social in the extreme is really not news at this point, with virtually everyone having a handful of stories of horrible things 'friends' have said or done to each other online. But despite the...

SXSW 2015 Review: UNFRIENDED May Spell The End Of Social Media

Yikes. "HEY u guyz!!!" "Whazzz happening?!" "Nothing much." "O yuck!" "Hey, I think there's a mean and NASTY serial killer in the video chat room with us." "Get outta here!!!!!!!" "No, I'm serious!" "I am TOO, DUDE!" The above quotations...

Hold On To Your Nuts And Do Not Feed The SQUIRRELS

What next for Wanted and Abraham Lincoln Vampire Hunter director Timur Bekmambetov? That's a good question, actually, the director-producer maintaining an active slate in both roles in both Hollywood and Russia but one thing he's got brewing on the production...

Review: ABRAHAM LINCOLN: VAMPIRE HUNTER - Bloody But Toothless

Four Score and one hundred and seventy million dollars ago, our studio moguls brought forth on this pop culture a new movie, conceived in literature, and dedicated to the preposterousness that Abe Lincoln be re-created to kill. Kill vampires,...

Watch An Extended Clip From ABRAHAM LINCOLN: VAMPIRE HUNTER

As anyone who has been following the materials for the Timur Bekmambetov directed / Tim Burton produced adaptation of Seth Grahame-Smith's Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter can tell you, the revisionist action-horror involves a very large fight on a train. And...

Watch The Trailer For Timur Bekmambetov's DIRECTOR'S CUT: THE ART OF ABRAHAM LINCOLN VAMPIRE HUNTER

Director Timur Bekmambetov has a little treat for fans. With his Tim Burton produced adaptation of Seth Grahame-Smith's Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter hitting screens on June 22nd Bekmambetov is releasing a book of concept and storyboard art. On it's own...

New, Historically Accurate ABRAHAM LINCOLN: VAMPIRE HUNTER Trailer

Abe's got himself an axe and a gift for oration.When last we heard from Timur Bekmambetov's Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter it was with a wildly over the top red band trailer designed to show off the blood and violence. And...

Wildly Over The Top Red Band ABRAHAM LINCOLN: VAMPIRE HUNTER Trailer

What? You expected restraint from a movie titled Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter? Give director Timur Bekmambetov a man with an axe and, by god, he's going to make use of it. And he does that and more in the brand...

Extended Russian Trailer For ABRAHAM LINCOLN: VAMPIRE HUNTER Is Packing Heat

Don't you go messing with Abraham Lincoln. He's got himself an axe and he knows how to use it.The US trailers for the Timur Bekmambetov directed / Tim Burton produced adaptation of Seth Grahame-Smith's Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter have been...

Director Timur Bekmambetov And Producer Tim Burton Talk About Their Film ABRAHAM LINCOLN: VAMPIRE HUNTER In New Featurette

Here is a new featurette on ABRAHAM LINCOLN: VAMPIRE HUNTER with Timur Bekmambetov (NIGHT WATCH, DAY WATCH, WANTED), Tim Burton and a few other cast and crew members talking about the film. It is short but interesting, plus you will...

Want To See More Of ABRAHAM LINCOLN: VAMPIRE HUNTER? Here's The International Trailer!

A 3D vampire film from Russian director Timur Bekmambetov who brought us NIGHT WATCH, DAY WATCH and WANTED? Yes, please! Based on the novel of the same name by Seth Grahame-Smith, this should be a fun and visually spectacular...

That's one kick-ass President: ABRAHAM LINCOLN: VAMPIRE HUNTER Trailer

Russian director Timur Bekmambetov impressed a lot of people with his fantastic vampire films, Night Watch and Day Watch, and again with his first english-language film Wanted, based on the Mark Millar/JG. Jones graphic novel. Now, backed by producer Tim Burton and writer Seth...

Honest Abe Gets To Work In New ABRAHAM LINCOLN: VAMPIRE HUNTER Still

Abe's looking to chop something other than wood in this new image from Wanted director Timur Bekmambetov's adaptation of Seth Grahame-Smith's Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter.The ultra-stylish director made his mark in Russia with big budget blockbusters Night Watch and Day...