‘The Hunt’ Pits Red vs Blue in a Violent, Bipartisan Farce

Universal Pictures previously pulled “The Hunt” from release after a series of deadly shootings and wave of right-wing criticism. Now, the filmmakers want a do-over.

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NEW YORK (AP) — Last fall, the violent satire “The Hunt” became ensnarled by some of the very politics it so playfully parodies. Universal Pictures pulled “The Hunt” from release after a series of deadly shootings and wave of right-wing criticism, including from President Trump. He called it a movie “made in order to inflame and cause chaos.” Conservative commentators came out in force against it. Fox News’ Dan Bongino declared that “the Hollywood hate…

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