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Those Who Wish Me Dead

Firefighter Hannah Faber (Angelina Jolie), a smokejumper with experience from dealing with wildland fires, ends up protecting a boy (Finn Little) from two contract killers (Nicholas Hoult, Aidan Gillen). Weā€™re used to getting intense action from Taylor Sheridan and thatā€™s what he delivers in this fiery tale whose technical ingredients are far more impressive than the script. We know that the kid is being chased by the Mob, but we never learn much about whatā€™s behind it all, and most characters are little more than clichĆ©s, including Jolieā€™s. Still, sheā€™s terrific and the sheer energy of the hunt keeps us entertained.

2021-U.S. 100 min. Color. Widescreen. Directed byĀ Taylor Sheridan. Screenplay: Michael Koryta, Charles Leavitt, Taylor Sheridan. Novel: Michael Koryta. Cast: Angelina Jolie (Hannah Faber), Finn Little (Connor Casserly), Nicholas Hoult (Patrick), Aidan Gillen (Jack), Jon Bernthal, Medina Senghoreā€¦ Tyler Perry.

Trivia: Co-produced by Steven Zaillian.Ā 



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