So many moving parts are at work in the ambitious if tepid political thriller "Survivor," one wishes writer Philip Shelby and director James McTeigue ("V for Vendetta") could have found a cleaner, more involving way to get to the film's big-idea climax.
Milla Jovovich plays
Most notable, however, is Kate's ability to hold her own against the ruthless assassin, Nash (a stony
Amid the choppy action and whirl of sketchy characters lie muddled messages about revenge, greed, war, hubris and the endless ripple effects of 9/11. Clunky dialogue ("We have to stop him, Sally!") doesn't help.
Jovovich, who works hard, and Brosnan, who doesn't, are joined by such reliable actors as Dylan McDermott,