Recommend this to teachers to show their classes during Black, Women’s, or Simp History months.
This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.
The Hunt is a movie you can’t help feeling sorry for. Originally scheduled to be released back in September, it became the victim of a moral outrage on account it was about shooting people with guns and how could you do that, you know just bullshit. Five months later it finally came out, just in time for theaters across the nation to close due to a pandemic. Truly the Hans Moleman of movies. Fortunately, it has been released for rent…
LUC BESSON: Oh-ho, the Americans, they have no taste for originality. It’s sequel this, reboot that.
FRENCH CRITIC: Yes, Hollywood runs around like headless chickens, throwing everything they can into audiences’ faces, “you loved this before, you will love it again, no?”
LUC BESSON: Exactly. We French invented the motion picture, and it is we who shall shepherd it through this dark time. My new film breaks new ground, offering something never seen before. It is about this woman. She’s…
I would be remiss if I let Women’s History Month pass without talking about my favorite movie directed by a woman, Tamra Davies’ Billy Madison. Now you might assume I’m making some sexist joke, claiming my fav female directed film be a critically reviled crude comedy, but I am being completely serious. Billy Madison is a masterpiece, a comedy far above anything by Chaplin or Tati.
One thing I don’t think many people understand is that this is a parody…