Night Hunter review: like Mindhunter given a full-frontal lobotomy

Dir: David Raymond. Cast: Henry Cavill, Stanley Tucci, Ben Kingsley, Alexandra Daddario, Minka Kelly, Brendan Fletcher, Nathan Fillion. 15 cert, 97 mins

Night Hunter is a B-list police thriller so loony and crass it’s almost fascinating, like some sort of accidental spin-off from Twin Peaks. As far as you can work out, the film isn’t aiming for slippery Lynchian dream logic or head-scratching dead ends, just stumbling into that arena through sheer confusion.

The tone is set in an ominous first sequence, flashily shot under the sodium lights of a highway crossing at night. A young girl is running away, apparently from a speeding truck, or maybe a male pursuer we briefly espy. Before you know it,…

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