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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 12A
Cast
Paul Bettany
Stephen Moyer
Maggie Q
Karl Urban
Christopher Plummer
Directors
Scott Stewart
Screenwriters
Cory Goodman
Running Time
87 minutes

Priest
The Searchers with vampires in 3D. Good grief.


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Priest

Plot
The future. After a war between vampires and humans, society has reverted to parallel the 19th Century Wild West. A priest (Paul Bettany), one of the human warriors who defeated the monsters, sets out to rescue his abducted niece from a resurgent army of vampires.


Verdict
It moves at a lick, but is instantly forgettable. ‘Better’ than Legion, in that it doesn’t run to unintentional laughs, it’s marginally less entertaining. On the strength of this duo, the Bettany-Stewart teaming will never threaten Wayne-Ford in the pantheon.


Reviewed by Kim Newman

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