Last year's gun massacres put the kibosh on a movie about liberals hunting 'deplorables.' Six months later? No problem.

Last year's gun massacres put the kibosh on a movie about liberals hunting 'deplorables.' Six months later? No problem.

The satiric thriller “The Hunt” sure as hell didn’t look like a satiric thriller in its original trailer seven months ago. Right-wing commentators, including our president, couldn’t believe Universal backed a film about scummy, murderous liberals hunting “deplorables” for sport. And the movie apparently sided with the liberals! Sheer depravity.Then came the mass shootings in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio, which proved too much for anyone’s comfort. “The Hunt” would have to wait on the shelf for a while.Now it’s here. At the risk of blowing its central twist, Universal rethought its approach...


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