Paul W. S. Anderson directs Milla Jovovich, Tony Jaa and Ron Perlman in this sci-fi action movie based on a man versus mythical beasts computer game.
Pretty rote. Jovovich and Jaa, after their respective breakout roles, have starred in far more rubbish than decent stuff and this certainly isn’t going to reverse that flow. Yet Monster Hunter delivers on its slight, simple promise and the last half hour certainly aims for the epic. The look of it embraces a grainier, scalier real world heft than most mid-budget video game adaptations. Lower your expectations and its kinda okay.
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