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Cold Turkey Has Got Me On The Run

This afternoon, I went to see Van Helsing. I liked it. One of the major problems it had was sacrificing story for fabulous special effects ala Episode II but, in my opinion, it wasn't quite on that level of badness in that respect. Yes, there were many cheesy lines but that is sadly what SciFi is now and maybe always was. The acting was really good except for the obvious exceptions of all four vampires: Dracula and his Brides. They were hideously over the top and could have easily been toned down. One review I read criticized that Anna was mortal yet could perform some fabulous moves. I think this power boost is understandable considering her ancestor made a pact with God to kill Dracula . Maybe God gave them a little extra help...

There several people, but one couple sitting next to me in particular, who were very amused by the cheese. I thought the guy would hyperventilate several times. What is wrong with you if you feel compelled to shell out $7.50 for a movie you don't really want to see?

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