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Movie Review: Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters

Posted in Reviews! with tags , , , , , on 01/25/2013 by McCutcheon

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Stars: Jeremy Renner, Gemma Arterton, Famke Janssen, Pihla Viitala, Thomas Mann, Peter Stormare

Rated R for strong fantasy horror violence and gore, brief sexuality/nudity and language, Running time 88 minutes, Action/Fantasy/Horror

Compare to: Van Helsing (2004), The Brothers Grimm (2005)

It’s tough to know where to start with this one. Expectations were so low, it would almost have been a feat for creators to meet them.

That being said, this movie is not good. Worse has been made sure, and even worse has already been released this year, but that’s not saying much for this movie either- “Eh, there’s worse out there.” Continue reading

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Hansel and Gretel: You Tell Me

Posted in Whatever with tags , , , on 09/05/2012 by McCutcheon

I really can’t tell if this looks cool or not. The idea itself is something, Famke Janssen as a witch seems right, but it just looks like it has that potential to be terrible. Maybe Jeremy Renner having no accent in a setting where it seems like everybody else has an accent is what’s throwing me off. Dunno. Is anybody surprised Nine Inch Nails is in the trailer? Reznor seems to be the go-to-guy these days for movie music.