Hunt for the Wilderpeople Reviews

November 4, 2018
Too smart by half, and calibrated to within an inch of its life with its wannabe eccentric narrative, gags and 'cool' soundtrack choices.
December 29, 2016
Gentle and appealing performances can't rescue this facile and cloying comedy.
December 27, 2016
Strictly for those who love pie-eyed problem pics with scenic wanderlust.
September 15, 2016
It's a not unpromising set-up -- masculinity left to fend for itself against Mother Nature -- and I wished Waititi had made merry with his hapless hunter-gatherers in the same way Shadows did with wannabe outlaw vampires.
September 15, 2016
Without actively disliking any part of it, you wish you could be on your way a whole hour before it limps to a close.
July 25, 2016
It has too many strained feel-good moments for my comfort zone.
July 21, 2016
This is a movie you watch with minor pleasure when you happen upon it channel surfing on cable TV. Leaving home for it and selecting it over and above a city's full cinematic outlay is another matter.