Rewards lazy, inattentive viewing...another example of why chilling, thoughtful horror is an endangered species.
Artificial and reeking of white privilege, this is the kind of movie that causes people to mutter things about “entitlement” when speaking of the “Hollywood elite.”
Exactly what the average movie-goer would expect from something with this title and these actors and, judged on that basis, it rarely misfires.
More about character and performance - specifically, a career-best turn for Sam Elliott as Lee Hayden - than narrative.
An old-fashioned inspirational tale about the undertrodden overcoming.
Embraces many of the clichés of the war movie but, instead of laying them out in a rote fashion, the film synthesizes them into a visceral, ultimately inspirational result.
One of the best neo-Hitchcockian mystery/thrillers to have emerged from any country in any language during the last few years, if not longer.
It’s unfortunate the filmmakers aren't able to provide a sharper focus for a movie with too much plot for too short a running time.
It’s hard to argue with director David Mackenzie's approach because what he achieves is damn near perfect for this material.
By cramming far too much material into 114 minutes, "The Huntsman: Winter’s War" feels rushed and incomplete.