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Demon Hunter: Film Details
Taryn Barker: Demon Hunter
Director: Zoe Kavanagh
Writers: Zoe Kavanagh, Tony Flynn
Release Date: TBA, 2017
Release Format: TBA
MPAA Rating: Not Rated
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Running Time: 1 Hour, 25 Minutes
Detective Ray Beckett seeks the aid of homicide suspect, Taryn Barker, in rescuing his daughter from a demonic force.
Taryn (portrayed by Niamh Hogan) becomes distraught and vengeful. This after the death of her younger sister, Annabelle (portrayed by Aisli Moran). As the story progresses Taryn meets Falstaff (portrayed by Michael Parle). Falstaff is a demon who offers her a position in his sinister force. After surviving his clutches, Taryn soon meets a group demon hunters. With their aid Taryn begins training to fight evil.
A run-in with a man who she thinks is a demon result in her arrest While detained Falstaff begins a murder spree. The nefarious demon gives an ultimatum release Taryn or he’ll take a life.
Detective Beckett (portrayed by Alan Talbot) and his family become targeted by Falstaff. As time runs out Falstaff gains in the mental play. Until Taryn gives herself to him lives will be at risk. She has to make a decision and fast.
The Cinematography for Demon Hunter is amazing. The film has a comic book aesthetic, which is interesting. The darkness and intensity of the film are of notable interest. Cinematographer Luca Rocchini does an amazing job on Demon Hunter.
The Performances were good in execution. Niamh Hogan, in particular, did an awesome job as the protagonist. Hogan portrayed a both a strong dark vigilante/assassin and a kind hearted woman. One of Falstaff’s goals was to corrupt Taryn’s mind and turn it dark and empty. He failed at this mission.
A demonic possession film portrayed with intense action is rarely seen. This type of intensity was an interesting and rejuvenating spin. Michael Parle does a fantastic job at Falstaff, and so does the actors who portray his minions. He is one of the most intimidating demons since Gabriel Byrne in End of Days.
The plot for Demon Hunter is something I’ve seen before, but it has a unique twist to the theme. Slight changes in the script make this film original in its own right. I am a big advocate for a strong female protagonist.
The musical score for Demon Hunter is amazing and a great addition to the film. Each dramatic scene is complemented with a score that enhances the viewer experience. Music Composer Scott Tobin does a tremendous job on building tense moments.
The practical effects and special effects are really nice and not cliche or cheesy. The Viewing Experience is quite a treat.
The Viewing Experience is quite a treat.
Demon Hunter doesn’t have an intense Scare Factor. It has a couple of jump scares, which are effective.
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