Dog’s Movie House: “The Last Witch Hunter” Fitfully Entertaining Vehicle From Vin Diesel!
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Full disclaimer: I’m a big fan of Vin Diesel. Ever since “Saving Private Ryan” and “The Iron Giant” I’ve always looked forward to his work. I especially liked his turn in the first Riddick film, “Pitch Black.” I’ve always thought of him as talented and if you follow him on social media you can tell he’s definitely enthusiastic. Diesel is at his best when he has strong collaborators like Spielberg, David Twohy, and Justin Lin, but when he’s the primary force behind his projects, the quality tends to suffer a bit. Case in point: “The Last Witch Hunter,” a potentially fascinating story about witchcraft saddled with so-so execution and clichéd narrative threads. Continue reading