|release date||May 3 2004|
|starring||Hugh Jackman, Kate Beckinsale, Richard Roxburgh, David Wenham, Shuler Hensley, Will Kemp|
|tagline||The One Name They All Fear|
|trailer 1||Trailer #1|
SynopsisThe notorious monster hunter is sent to Transylvania to stop Count Dracula who is using Dr. Frankenstein's research and a werewolf for some sinister purpose.
The hardest part of reviewing “Van Helsing” is deciding how many stars
to give it because it looked good. The CGI was nothing special, but
passable for the most part (save a fairly important transformation
sequence at the end that looked like it was from “The Lawnmower Man).
The sets were beautiful and gothic, seeing Dracula’s Castle and Dr.
Frankenstein’s laboratory on such an elaborate budget was spectacular,
and it was shot with the appropriate low-angle hero-worship necessary
for the suspension of disbelief to become enjoyable. …Read More