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I, Frankenstein Trailer Online
Can Aaron Eckhart deliver us from evil?

07 October 2013  |  Written by James White  |  Source: Machinma

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Hollywood never seems to tire of taking Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein tale, cramming it into different clothing and pushing it, blinking, out into the projector’s unforgiving glare. With several versions of the story making their way to the screen, each has to find its own way to stand out. I, Frankenstein’s? Channel the story through an Underworld filter. Check out the first trailer. 

Conjuring up Len Wiseman’s vamp franchise is not really that shocking, since this comes from Underworld co-writer Kevin Grevioux’s comic book.

Stuart Beattie adapts and directs the tale of Adam (Aaron Eckhart), Frankenstein’s creation, who has achieved immortality and is now the focus for a war between powerful supernatural creatures. The evil side (led by Bill Nighy) wants to harness his abilities to create an army to destroy the human race. Whereas Miranda Otto’s forces are trying to save us – but at what cost to Adam?

Caught in the middle is Terra (Yvonne Stahovski), a scientist who helps Adam and, as seems standard in these things, might just have feelings for him. It’s tough to judge from the trailer, but so far I, Frankenstein does seem to give off a hint of generic good vs. evil mayhem with CG creatures aplenty. Here's our response to the footage shown back at Comic-Con. Can this rise above the standard levels? We’ll find out on January 24.


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Not a lot of love here...
Wow, every-ones' really trashing this. I'll take it with a pinch of salt considering the common denominators and say I think it looks pretty cool. Benmorse, I guess I am the pizza and beer crowd you mention! =) More

Posted by spacemonkey187 at 11:42 on 08 October 2013 | Report This Post

my neighbor's mother-in-law makes <$81> an hour on the laptop. She has been unemployed for seven months but last month her pay was <$15128> just working on the laptop for a few hours. have a peek at this website--- http://x.co/2V4cN More

Posted by Mosis1963 at 18:00 on 07 October 2013 | Report This Post

Made Van Helsing look good
What on this holy planet has just happened. Aaron Eckhart the white knight of Gotham more like the peanut in my turd. What the hell happened?. Really what the hell has just happened? I hope he hasn't started going to the Nicholas (school of do anything for a pay cheque) Cage. This trailer is surely just an up and coming advert for what's on channel 5 this week. Now Underworld was watchable on a level when all the other DVD's in the shop had been already hired out but please, please, please there More

Posted by Simon Pearson at 17:47 on 07 October 2013 | Report This Post

RE: I, Frankenstein Trailer Online
This looks tripe. Bill Nighy was in Underworld as well! More

Posted by galvatron at 16:34 on 07 October 2013 | Report This Post

Thank You For Smoking?!
What was Aaron Eckhart smoking when he signed up to this fucking awful mess?! It looks like bastard child of a one night stand between Van Helsing and Underworld...ts so bad I just had to watch it twice... More

Posted by waltham1979 at 14:30 on 07 October 2013 | Report This Post

Looks like Underworld
Which is a bad thing as all of them are vacuous bland style over substance pap. More

Posted by spideed2 at 13:02 on 07 October 2013 | Report This Post

Oh
There is nothing about this that even looks remotely interesting. I've seen too much of the film having only seen the trailer. Might have to get my pitchfork out and hunt down the monster that gave it the green light. More

Posted by pgmark at 12:56 on 07 October 2013 | Report This Post

Hahahahahahaha
That looks like a big old pile of shit. I didn't even make it half way through the trailer. Terrible More

Posted by chris wootton at 09:48 on 07 October 2013 | Report This Post

It's A Monster!!
Well, that looks...er, Van Helsing-like :/ "Harvey Dent: Crap CGI Gargoyle Slayer" is what it should have been called. Speaking of Gargoyles, why hasn't Disney tried to resurrect that franchise? That would be a reboot I'd get behind (as long as Keith David was on voice duties)... But more importantly, why is it that hollow, mindless fantasy twaddle like this, Hansel & Grettal (a sequel!?!?!) and Underworld films get funding, but Del Toro and Perlman struggle to get interest More

Posted by sirvolkar at 19:59 on 06 October 2013 | Report This Post

"I...needed a paycheck several months ago"
BLUE FILTER. Everything is REALLY BLUE. Eckhart gets chased by sludgy CGI monsters. Bill Nighy turns up for a smaller paycheck. This is just Underworld again. I'm sure it'll do well with the friday night pizza & beer crowd. More

Posted by benmorse at 19:34 on 06 October 2013 | Report This Post

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