The Last Witch Hunter
"I could have killed every last one of you. I've done the math. I've had the time." - Kaulder
release year: 2015
genre: fantasy action
viewing setting: home Bluray 2/16/16
synopsis: Cursed to never die, a witch hunter continues to hunt witches in modern times, 800 years later.
impressions: A lot of movies iwth immortal characters try to show how such a long life would get boring, or sad, or meaningless...so it was nice to here, here, an immortal character who actually enjoys some of the pleasures of life. This movie was like a darker Harry Potter - some of the witches are evil, and gross. At first I wondered to myself, why would the witch queen make a powerful enemy immortal? By the end of the movie, that plot hole was solved. There was a lot of action and some cool fantasy elements.
acting: Vin Diesel does a good job, playing a somewhat-interesting ageless warrior. Rose Leslie is the witch who gets drawn into his problems. Elijah Wood is a priest who's allied with the witch hunter. Some big wild-bearded-guy named Olafur is a powerful evil witch who's trying to bring back his queen.
final word: Entertaining dark fantasy set in modern times.
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