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18 November 2009  |  Written by Helen O'Hara  

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Another day, another animal-biting vampire called Edward - but while this one's still a bit mopey, Ethan Hawke's take on the undead in Daybreakers is very different from Twilight. For one thing, he lives in a world full of vampires. For another, the blood they all depend on is running out.

Directed by the Spierig brothers, the film also stars Sam Neill channelling Event Horizon as the smooth-but-sinister head of a major blood corporation and Willem Dafoe as the leader of a group of rebels against the bloodsucking status quo.

Daybreakers is out, after a very long delay, next January 8.


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L: plum bob it says strong bloody violence and horror u tit sp; Oh yeah - they must've changed it! More

Posted by lukeyboy at 14:16 on 20 November 2009 | Report This Post

Fanguary
Sounds like a good idea for a film, the worrying thing is that they've chosen to dump the film in January. That's when they put out all the crap movies as all the biggies opened at Christmas and very little is getting released. It might be better on DVD. More

Posted by BenTramer at 22:36 on 19 November 2009 | Report This Post

january really that far away? More

Posted by carzed_fairy at 16:04 on 19 November 2009 | Report This Post

Here's some hope
to knock off all these teen, emo vamp flicks that have destroyed vampire flicks for past 10 yrs. 30 days of night was the best in a long time as well as let the right one in... More

Posted by nybras at 15:18 on 19 November 2009 | Report This Post

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"January 8"? Since when did Empire become an American publication? January the 8th if you please Empire... More

Posted by Revstar at 12:57 on 19 November 2009 | Report This Post

it says strong bloody violence and horror u tit More

Posted by plum bob at 10:59 on 19 November 2009 | Report This Post

a new take on vampires
thank god for this! this looks like a cool takle on the vampire genre. Twilight is abit wearing off me now but this has a touch of 'Underworld' of it and looks more sophisicated! plus it looks like it doesn't take itself too seriously like the Twilight saga. hope film lives up to promise! More

Posted by Rhos at 09:29 on 19 November 2009 | Report This Post

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The film aside, has anyone else noticed that it says "Contains Strong Bloody Language and Horror" on the poster? Film looks good too! ;-) More

Posted by lukeyboy at 17:23 on 18 November 2009 | Report This Post

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