Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters
- Germany / US
- 1h 28min
- Directed by: Tommy Wirkola
- Written by: Tommy Wirkola
- Cast: Jeremy Renner, Gemma Arterton, Peter Stormare
- UK release: 27 February 2013
Hansel (Renner) and Gretel (Arterton), all grown up since the witch/oven incident, are bounty hunters who confront a plague of child-snatching witches led by Muriel (Janssen). Despite a promisingly daft concept this horror/comedy/action flick lacks frights, laughs and excitement, and although Janssen gets the tone spot-on the other two leads are po-faced and lacklustre.
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Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters25 Feb 2013
Unsatisfying horror, comedy and action combo starring Gemma Arterton and Jeremy Renner
Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters is the dunderheaded English-language debut of Norwegian director Tommy Wirkola (best known for highly entertaining Nazi zom-com Dead Snow). Despite a promisingly (and characteristically) daft concept it's a film that lacks…
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