Magic Hunter

  • 1994
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Drama, Fantasy

A queasy stew of New Age goofiness and Wagnerian pretensions, this flatulent Hungarian fantasy is a major disappointment from the director of MY 20TH CENTURY. Gary Kemp plays a Budapest policeman who makes an ill-advised deal with the devil for a handful of magic bullets; his story is intercut with the portentous tale of a medieval hunter (Kemp again) contending...read more

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A queasy stew of New Age goofiness and Wagnerian pretensions, this flatulent Hungarian fantasy is a major disappointment from the director of MY 20TH CENTURY. Gary Kemp plays a Budapest policeman who makes an ill-advised deal with the devil for a handful of magic

bullets; his story is intercut with the portentous tale of a medieval hunter (Kemp again) contending with malevolent wizardry and assorted evil spirits. Loosely based on the folktale that inspired Weber's opera Der Freischutz, it's pretty to look at but genuinely silly: Many unintentionally

risible scenes suggest a second-rate sequel to MONTY PYTHON AND THE HOLY GRAIL.

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  • Released: 1994
  • Rating: NR
  • Review: A queasy stew of New Age goofiness and Wagnerian pretensions, this flatulent Hungarian fantasy is a major disappointment from the director of MY 20TH CENTURY. Gary Kemp plays a Budapest policeman who makes an ill-advised deal with the devil for a handful o… (more)

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