The Hunt: A Wild, Over-The-Top Thriller (Blu-ray)

The Film: Craig Zobel's "The Hunt" is a film that was marred by controversy well before it was even released. Out of respect for the victims of the Dayton and El Paso shootings in August 2019, Universal shelved the film, and that's on top of early test screenings (falsely) reporting that audiences were uncomfortable with the political nature of the film. It wasn't until several months later that the film finally got its full release (cut short by the COVID-19 pandemic), where it faced an onslaught of very mixed opinions. Were some critics perhaps being a bit too harsh, or was there a little something more here to enjoy than they would have you believe? As the film opens, we find Athena Stone