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Meet the last Van Helsing

Luke Rutherford's life as a normal teenage boy is thrown upside down when Rupert Galvin, his godfather, reappears after 17 years and informs him that he is the last Van Helsing: the scion of a dynasty of warriors engaged in a battle between Half-Lives and humans.
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Watched the first episode of this last night. Not a bad little rip-off of Buffy (but with a male lead and not so heavy on the Vampires). Most notable (for AR at least) is Philip Glenister as American Rupert Galvin. Watching the trailers I didn't think I was going to be able to accept him playing a Yank after he immortalised Gene Hunt so well in Life on Mars & Ashes to Ashes, but after the first few minutes he was as American as Mom's Apple Pie and NAMBLA. The lead guy, who plays Luke, is a bit pretty-boy for my liking but did a halfway decent job.

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I was sold on this as soon as I saw the picture. :lol:
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Acquiring.
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I watched this last night. I have to say I did like it. It is so blatantly a Buffy rip-off though. :lol: As I commented on BPR, The girls on the show should be attractive, but there is just something wrong enough to turn down the cute/hotness. I don't know what exactly, but something just ruins it. Philip Glenister is the British Ray Liotta, in acting and in skin. And Mackenzie Crook does a fantasticly creepy AIDS-inflicted David Bowie. I was surprised to see him in the show. The ending shot of the episode was the ultimate in cheese though.
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shiki-jitsu wrote:As I commented on BPR, The girls on the show should be attractive, but there is just something wrong enough to turn down the cute/hotness. I don't know what exactly, but something just ruins it.
The girl who plays Mina Harker was in another series recently, Survivors, and she was way hotter. I know what you mean, I can't put my finger on it either.
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DJBenz wrote:
Philip Glenister is the British Ray Liotta, in acting and in skin.
Is that good or bad? :lol:
Undecided. :lol:

It's not that I don't like him in the role, it's just he does some things (like holds his mouth a certain way when he says some things) that grates on me... and they reminded me instantly of Liotta.
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shiki-jitsu wrote: The girls on the show should be attractive, but there is just something wrong enough to turn down the cute/hotness. I don't know what exactly, but something just ruins it.
They're not black.
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:doh:

Why didn't I just realize that?
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So this week's episode was pretty good; less Buffy and more it's own identity (although they're training Luke in chop-socky just like the Buffster). Mina Harker is hot. Ruby isn't.
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I thought Girlghost posted this when I saw the pic.

Looks like the kind of mystical, brooding pretty boy dark romantic bullshit she appears to thrive off of.

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No, GG doesn't really have the patience for that kind of thing. If you want brooding pretty boys, you really need to speak with AR. He's the Queen of them.
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Neon Maniac wrote:If you want brooding pretty boys, you really need to speak with AR. He's the Queen of them.
He liked Twilight too?

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Probably. I'm sure he and Joe went to see it together.
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damnationdoormat wrote:I thought Girlghost posted this when I saw the pic.

Looks like the kind of mystical, brooding pretty boy dark romantic bullshit she appears to thrive off of.
You're thinking of LDG, not GG. Ass.
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