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Film Review - The Hunter

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When approaching a gloomy movie of survival starring Willem Dafoe, it’s understandable to imagine a forbidding picture with a pronounced streak of violence, exploiting the haunting features of one of today’s most memorable actors. It comes as a shock to find “The Hunter” to be a softer film, away from aggressive scenarios of revenge and intimidation to offer more of a procedural event, blended with unpredicted touches of domestic harmony. If it lacks a balled-up fist of engagement, “The Hunter” makes up for its rage deficiency with a tender story wrapped inside a hushed tone of outdoor detection. Sentiment and Dafoe don’t typically intersect on the screen, yet this effort finds a comfortable middle ground for the two to meet. Read the rest at


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