* Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter A joyless cinematic headache that ruins a decent (if historically sacrilegious) joke: that our 16th president was surprisingly handy with a silver-tipped ax. Benjamin Walker makes a sturdy Lincoln, but Timur Bekmambetov directs with frantic, humorless 3-D bombast. Ugly as sin, too. With Dominic Cooper, Anthony Mackie, and Mary Elizabeth Winstead (105 min., R) (Ty Burr)
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