Red: Werewolf Hunter (2010) – TV Movie

“Red: Werewolf Hunter”

#2 of the 31 days of horror challenge.  (These reviews will be more raw due to the nature of the challenge.)

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Victoria brings her fiancee, Nathan, home to meet the family.  When Nathan finds a dying man on their property, Victoria must tell him their extraordinary secret. 

This made-for-TV movie is a reinvention of the classic Little Red Riding Hood.  The story is an interesting spin and though the dialogue isn’t that great, I enjoyed the characters.  The cast had good chemistry, I particularly enjoyed Stephen McHattie as the big bad wolf.  Felicia Day and Kavan Smith deliver solid performances .  Though typecasting has made it difficult for me to see Felicia Day as the tough-as-nails werewolf hunter, rather than brainiac geek girl.   Very cheesy CGI, especially the werewolf/hunter fight scenes.  The transformation scenes aren’t too bad.  For a made-for-TV flick, there is some decent gore.

I gave this 3 mixed drinks, 2 for the movie itself, which was okay, one for Stephen McHattie, who was awesome.

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