1.26.2013

Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters (2013) [Video Review]

DIRECTED BY
Tommy Wirkola

STARRING
Jeremy Renner - Hansel
Gemma Arterton - Gretel
Famke Janssen - Muriel
Pihla Viitala - Mina
Derek Mears - Edward


Genre - Action/Comedy/Supernatural/Witches

Running Time - 88 Minutes


Here's Tommy Wirkola's take on a classic fairy tale starring Jeremy Renner, Gemma Alterton, and Famke Janssen. While fun, silly, and a big budgeted B-movie, this film could have used more sugar when it came to the screenwriting department. Pretty much a rental. Just dumb popcorn entertainment and nothing more.



6 comments:

  1. Great review, man! At least you've convinced me to see it, just not in the theatres! lol! I do love Gemma Artsen and Famke Jasen as well. My major reasons for wanting to see it in the first place. lol!

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    1. Gemma Arterton looks hot in this film. And Famke Janssen is very good as the villain. Other than that, total rental. lol

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  2. the sneering (homo-phobic) snobJanuary 26, 2013 at 4:53 PM

    Gemma Arterton might be British rubbish but i`d still love to bugger her senseless.

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  3. Yeah, this sounds like something better left off for dvd watching, though its #1 at the box office, which just shows how the kiddies truly do like to watch crap and back it up. Still, the 3D element is enticing...I am a sucker for 3D fun.

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    1. The 3D isn't all that, but it's not terrible either. And I'm surprised it did as well as it did. My theater showing was pretty much empty. Hmmm.

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  4. I went to see it last night, Fred, and liked it much better than I thought I would. The plethora of 3D helped, I think. It was well worth the ticket price, especially considering the unnecessary 3D versions of CONAN and TEXAS CHAINSAW of recent.

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