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The Hunting Party Reviews

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September 21, 2007
Hopefully, The Hunting Party will find the success it needs to keep Shepard making off-center movies because Hollywood doesn't always reward hard-to-categorize films like this one.
September 21, 2007
...The Hunting Party still is a movie worth chasing down.
Read More | Original Score: 3/4
September 21, 2007
It has the feel of a bold idea that has been watered down.
Read More | Original Score: 2/4
September 21, 2007
The Hunting Party is a complete bust, but the ways in which it fails are interesting.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
September 21, 2007
Set in postwar Bosnia, The Hunting Party is all over the place in tone and seeming intent.
Read More | Original Score: 2/4
September 21, 2007
...the subject matter of fugitive war criminals in the former Yugoslavia doesn't mix well.
September 21, 2007
The performances are solid , the settings authentic and the film's vein of bleak humor refreshing.
Read More | Original Score: 3/4
September 21, 2007
...it does make room for the latest, loose-screw character part in the reinvention of Gere's career.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
September 21, 2007
The Hunting Party has good aim, but just misses.
Read More | Original Score: 2/4
September 21, 2007
It's easy to get lost in the movie's zingy blend of the serious and the ironic.
Full Review | Original Score: B+
September 21, 2007
When something seems too bizarre to be true, that's generally how it plays onscreen.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
September 21, 2007
As they say, the difference between movies and real life is that real life does not have to make sense. And that is what it takes to make crazy times real to us in a way that the truth cannot convey.
Full ReviewRead More | Original Score: B+
September 21, 2007
...The Hunting Party derives much of its tension from watching seemingly 'normal' people doing seriously insane stuff.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
September 20, 2007
On paper, there's no way that The Hunting Party should work. But onscreen, it defies the odds.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
September 20, 2007
Gere is convincing as a self-destructive has-been desperate for a comeback; and Howard's long-suffering but comfortable presence wonderfully balances him. You actually believe these guys could be pals.
Full Review | Original Score: B-
September 20, 2007
A great yarn in the spirit of cynical war pictures like 'Three Kings.'
Full Review | Original Score: B+
September 20, 2007
A spry, surprising and intelligent comedy.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
September 20, 2007
If the director traffics in the realm of black comedy, any attempts to win us over or encourage sympathy or empathy with the rollicking hell-raisers on screen tend to give off a bad odor.
Read More | Original Score: 2.5/4
September 20, 2007
A forgettable contribution to all those movies about tormented, gonzo newsmen, stranded in some hellish outpost (in this case, Bosnia), who drink to drown those terrible memories but are committed to news, news, news.
September 20, 2007
The movie, based on an Esquire article about a group of reporters who sneaked into Bosnia to catch the nation's most notorious war criminal, goes so overboard with printing the legend that barely a note of it is feasible.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
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