With Angelina Jolie, Ethan Hawke, Keifer Sutherland, Gena Rowlands, Olivier Martinez, Tchéky Karyo, Jean-Hugues Anglade, Paul Dano
Directed by D.J. Caruso

From the trailer to this thriller there aren't too many surprises left, except maybe the very final punchline. Jolie is a cop who gets deeply involved in her job. When she's on the trail of a man who has been killing most of his life, and taking the identities of those he murders, she falls for the only witness who can identify them. With the two hot leads of Jolie and Hawke (a sex scene obviously thrown in as well), the filmmakers attempt to juice it up further with the inclusion of Sutherland - not a very satisfying, nor convincing pay-off. This merely feels like a throwaway bit of cop & killer we've seen in various incarnations over the decades. The highlight of the film is the fact that Philip Glass composed the soundtrack.

2 / C
- PB

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6 - Volcanic
5 - Blistering
4 - Hot
3 - Smolder
2 - Room Temperature
1 - Fizzled
0 - Extinguished

A: Multi-Viewing Potential

B: Could Enjoy A 2nd Look

C: Once Should Suffice

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