Wanted

With the help of sexy Angelina Jolie and sinister Morgan Freeman, both of whom seem to be up to no good at all, nice James McAvoy transforms himself from a slacker office worker into a tough-as-nails enforcer of justice in this wild, edge-of-seat comic-book adaptation.

With the help of sexy Angelina Jolie and sinister Morgan Freeman, both of whom seem to be up to no good at all, nice James McAvoy transforms himself from a slacker office worker into a tough-as-nails enforcer of justice in this wild, edge-of-seat comic-book adaptation. It seems that McAvoy’s deceased dad worked for The Fraternity, a centuries-old society of trained assassins, and now they want McAvoy on the payroll. With all the beatings, killings and shootings, it’s not exactly a refined movie, but it’s an ultra-slick, non-stop barrage of thrills, spills and breathtakingly incredible effects, with characters making gravity-defying leaps between skyscrapers, guided bullets seeking their targets round corners and speeding cars being flipped over the top of any and every obstacle. It’s utterly preposterous and incredibly enjoyable – and McAvoy makes the most of a wonderful role for him.

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