The Hunt (2020)

Although it is highly unlikely, it would be interesting to imagine that The Hunt originated as a spin-off to Adam McKay’s Vice. What I specifically have in mind is the film’s final scene where a brawl erupts between attendees at a focus group meeting. Someone is called a ‘libtard’, somebody else gets accused of ‘hiring an orange cheeto to be president’ and then it comes to blows. This film, directed by Craig Zobel (Compliance) and co-written by Damon Lindelof and Nick Cuse, honestly feels like a spiritual successor to this scene – a fantasy where somebody gives these folks guns and watches as they blow each other to smithereens.  

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